Tag: depression

Oats – Your breakfast is medicine too

Particular in cold weather, oats are often eaten to generate inner warmth and slow-release energy which helps in the treatment of colds and chills. The whole plant is utilised in herbal medicine. Also known as oatstraw, it is an excellent tonic for the nervous system. Used for both...

Lemon Balm – Not just good for the bees

There is evidence that lemon balm has been in use for over 200 years with the Swiss physician Paracelsus calling it the "elixir of life". Many old herbalists refer to it as a comforter to the heart and that it will drive away melancholy and sadness. In other...