Tag: herbal

A Herbology Wedding

Initially I researched a Herbal Wedding and I did manage to find a great number of fantastic ways to include herbs and herbal traditions into the ceremony as well as reception....

Herbal Aromatherapy Works While You Sleep

Hello Herb Lovers, Life has been pretty chaotic in our part of the world – which kinda explains why there haven’t been any posts recently. Herbs as usual have been my salvation from completely losing my mind to stress – my famous Hugs-In-A-Cup tea works wonders on my nerves...

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...

Herbal First Aid Kit – What should you have on hand?

Hello Herb Lovers, A little while ago I was in a discussion with two Herbology fans about a Herbal First Aid Kit – what it should contain and what it should be able to treat.  It went something like this… Shiny: What does everyone recommend (and please include recipes...

Herbs – Before, During and After Pregnancy

Hello Herb Lovers, As everyone already knows I am due to give birth in just a few short weeks.  This means that pregnancy and baby related subjects have been rather on the forefront of my mind for some time. A comment posted by a reader yesterday in response to...

High Blood Pressure – Can herbs bring it down?

Hello Herb Lovers, it’s FAQ time again! Dear AnkeB, I have a question for you – High Blood Pressure – what herbs can bring it down? I have only once suffered high blood pressure and that was during my son’s pregnancy and now it has raised it ugly head...

Spring Herbs in Australia – Planting Guide

Hello Herb Lovers, There’s no time in the garden more exciting than spring. Everything buzzing with new life, growth and colour. There’s so much to do, it’s not too hot or too cold, making every chore a pleasure. Now is the time to delight in the pure joy of...

Can you afford to get sick? Boost Your Health with Herbs

You work, run a family, you have a myriad of commitments – if you are like the average person today then you just can not afford to get sick. Our immune system is negatively affected by physical and emotional stress, as well as poor diet or lifestyle choices. Mother...

Stevia – Corporate giants “discover” an ancient sugar alternative

Don’t you think it’s amazing that a substance can be used for centuries and not until two corporate giants fight over it’s use is it touted as beneficial and NEW. This is the case with Stevia – a South American plant that has been used as a sugar alternative...

Herbs can harm as well as heal

I couldn’t agree more with Tina Sams’ The Essential Herbal Blog: Self Diagnosis, or Dr. Who? when she says “Is it because healthcare has become so expensive that it is out of the reach of middle America, nevermind our poor? Is it because the internet has put so much...