Tag: Chamomile

Bitter herbs & vegetables

Many of our vegetables have had their bitter component bred out of them which means that our modern palate is not used to the strong flavour of bitter ingredients anymore. Since it is such an important part of our health it might be an idea to gradually introduce...

Herbal drinks – A modern take on ancient recipes

Hello Herb Lovers, On Sunday Pixie Boy and I went to the Northey Street Organic Markets in Windsor (Brisbane).  After we had our usual Tibetan Morning Rice for breakfast – creamed rice with goji berries, pistachios, orange syrup and whipped cream – we went on a bit of a...

Baby Eczema – Treating skin disorders with herbs

Hello Herb Lovers, My little Pixie Boy has some skin issues I am not at all happy with.  I suspect that he has inherited possible food intolerances from me and that the dermatitis on his legs and back are a symptom of this.  Since I dont do cortisone on...

Getting ill at daycare – Herbs can help children get better sooner

I thought that my baby had a really good immune system. He is 29 months old, has only once been worryingly sick and has had the sniffles a few times but that’s about it. I was happy with that as an indication that his system is obviously being challenged...

Natural Herbal Remedies for Headaches

Natural Herbal Remedies for Headaches There are thousands of people throughout Australia who each day suffer from headaches or migraines. With so many healing methods presented by Western medicine you would think herbs would have been ruled out as a valid treatment, but they have not. Headaches may be...

Winter Herbs – Planting Guide

Hello Herb Lovers, If you think your herb gardening days slow down now that winter has set in you might be surprised to hear that the cold season is a busy one indeed.     No matter what area and what climate, now is the perfect time to update...

Healtheries Herbal Tea – A Product Review

  While grocery shopping at the supermarket, Spawn (teenage son) asked for some rosehip tea – good boy 🙂 – and since I was out of dried rosehips at home I agreed to some teabags. I always like having a look at what the conventional shops stock and this...

Herbal Ups and Downs

Hello herb lovers I have been really slack taking this long to post again. But here I am and it’ll be a long one.   This morning I went out to the Brisbane Produce Markets to buy a large amount of pomegranates. Last year I made my first attempt...