Tag: Health

Herbal Petcare – Healthy pets, naturally!

Humans arent the only living creatures to know the healing powers of herbs. Animals in the wild will naturally turn to herbs if they are feeling unwell and our domesticated friends can benefit as well....

How to make Herbal Salves

We covered infused oils and making a herbal cream over the past couple of weeks, so now, due to popular demand I'll show you how to use the infused oils for making salves/ointments/balms as well. Step-by-step instructions.......

How to make a Herbal Cream

Whereas ointments (salves, balms) are meant to form a protective layer on the skin, a cream is an emulsion of water with oils which softens and soaks into the skin. Any product containing water is a breeding ground for bacteria. Make sure all your equipment is very clean and...

Herbal Weightloss

Herbology recommends a whole body approach when planning weight loss. With this in mind you need to look at more than just cutting out the chips and pizza. You need to work out why your body is overweight and unwell in the first place....

Herbology At Home – Homemade Health

HOMEMADE HEALTH is the second book, to be released in 2011, it is a collection of old time home remedies straight from the pantry. Some tried and true, some quirky, but all based on natural remedies your grandmothers probably knew and used....

Herbal Shampoo – Part 2 –

I showed you how to make shampoo from scratch. If infusing your own soapwort to make shampoo is too much of a hassle there is a quick and very effective alternative I like to use at home....

Herbal Shampoo – Natural health starts at the top

Making your own hair products from scratch is not as big a job as you might think. Treating your tresses with Mother Nature's bounty is a great way to pamper yourself and to let your hair recover from the rigors of modern life....

Herb Awareness Weekend – May 16 & 17

Hello Herb Lovers, It’s that time of the year again when the Queensland Herb Society puts on their annual Herb Awareness Weekend.  Held, as usual at the Mount Cootha Botanic Gardens it looks like it will be an interesting and educational weekend. Guest Speakers Saturday 16th May 9.30 am...

Alternative Health Treatments Cause Permanent Damage

How is that for an attention grabbing title?  I think it is appropriate when a recent news item proved once again the importance of common sense and moderation in terms of alternative health treatments. Herbology and I have always maintained that herbal medicine can and must go hand in...