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Natural remedies for PCOS
Wednesday, 24 Jun, 2009 – 10:44 | 4 Comments
Natural remedies for PCOS

PCOS (Polycystic ovary syndrome) is an endocrine disorder, which effects around 5% of women.
The most common features are:

Obesity
Irregular or absent periods
Excessive male hormones leading to excess facial hair (hirsutism)
Infertility

Herbal Medicine Week 20th to 27th June 2009
Wednesday, 17 Jun, 2009 – 6:00 | Comments Off on Herbal Medicine Week 20th to 27th June 2009
Herbal Medicine Week 20th to 27th June 2009

You’ll be aware from some of my posts that we use herbs for both culinary and medicinal uses, here at Chez Green. In fact, my recipe for home made cough syrup is one of …

natural remedies for hayfever – update 2
Monday, 15 Jun, 2009 – 9:00 | 3 Comments
natural remedies for hayfever – update 2

I’m well and truly in the depths of hayfever season now! As you might remember from last week’s post, I have been using the Qu Chi acupressure band with great success. I found a 60% …

Qu Chi acupressure band for hayfever
Wednesday, 10 Jun, 2009 – 6:00 | 11 Comments
Qu Chi acupressure band for hayfever

I’ve had hayfever since I was 7. Back then I took various antihistamines, steroids, eye drops and nasal sprays. The toxic drugs were awful; they may well have reduced the symptoms, but they made me …

natural and safe headache cure
Friday, 8 May, 2009 – 7:21 | 2 Comments
natural and safe headache cure

How often do you get a headache? They are a common ailment (affecting up to 78% of the population) and the number one source of pain, which prompts patients to consult their GP!
Most headaches are …

3 therapies that make you slim – part two
Tuesday, 5 May, 2009 – 6:00 | 2 Comments
3 therapies that make you slim – part two

Yesterday we talked about hypnotherapy, NLP and acupuncture as complimentary therapies for helping you to slim.
Going it alone on a slimming programme is never easy, so if a complementary therapy promises to assist in making …

3 therapies to make you slim!
Monday, 4 May, 2009 – 6:00 | Comments Off on 3 therapies to make you slim!
3 therapies to make you slim!

I’m sure the number one wish of most women is to be slimmer. Judging by the number of diet ‘gurus’ and diet books out there, many women are striving to lose some weight.
Many women are …

Grow your own drugs DVD available
Friday, 1 May, 2009 – 7:25 | Comments Off on Grow your own drugs DVD available

[amazon-product small=”1″]B00264GLCE[/amazon-product]If, like me, you’ve been enjoying the ‘Grow your own drugs‘ series with Ethnobotanist and gardener James Wong, you’ll be delighted to hear that his DVD is due out on May 4th.
I’m passionate about …

4 natural remedies for period pain
Thursday, 30 Apr, 2009 – 6:00 | 5 Comments
4 natural remedies for period pain

Around 80 per cent of women experience period pain at some stage in their lives. Nearly ten per cent of women admit to being nearly bedridden with period pain at some time during their cycle.
Fortunately, …

Boost your energy – 4 natural remedy tips
Friday, 24 Apr, 2009 – 6:00 | Comments Off on Boost your energy – 4 natural remedy tips
Boost your energy – 4 natural remedy tips

Feeling tired all the time? Is it hard to get out of bed in the mornings? Do you have a mid afternoon slump? Are you suffering from insomnia? Or do you get in from work, …