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Starting out with herbs

Starting out with herbs

I wish I had counted how often I was asked, “Where do I start?” People ARE interested, and they really want to make herbal changes in their lives, but they are daunted by the information they see available.

Good health smells great

It's not strictly herbal medicine, although essential oils used in aromatherapy are of course made by extracting volatile oils from herbs and other healing plants. By its very name, aromatherapy is a therapy utilising scents.

Kitchen Herbs Are Medicine Too

At a time when there were no health food stores and online herb suppliers not everyone had access to medicinal herbs. Or did they? People distinguish between medicinal and culinary herbs but really, culinary herbs ARE medicinal as

Herb Garden – During

The parcel arrived and on my birthday I took Little Trouble and the Light of my Life herb shopping.   Last year I went to the Herb Awareness Weekend hosted by the Qld Herb Society (I wont post a link

Herbal Holiday – England

Herbal holiday part 2:   From Frankfurt we flew to the UK. We stayed in a gorgeous little Dorset village called Mudeford. Temperatures were 10 – 20 degrees warmer than Germany which made outings a little easier.   Unfortunately we

A herbal opportunity missed…

Hello herb lovers   I popped over to the Green Flea Community Market in West End with the boys this morning. It has such a great atmosphere, unlike any other market in Brisbane. It’s worth the 30 minute drive for

Rosemary goes Scientific

Good morning herb lovers,   There is something I find a tad irritating. Scientists!   I realise that that is probably a bit of a strange statement, especially since the light of my life just happens to be a scientist.

Rosemary at Christmas….

I came across a lovely Christmas related herb legend.   According to this legend, the flowers of rosemary were originally white. It wasn’t until the Virgin Mary laid her blue cloak upon the fragrant branches one day that the flowers

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