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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 …

National Honey week
Friday, 1 May, 2009 – 6:00 | 2 Comments
National Honey week

Next week is National Honey Week – one of the UK’s sweetest celebrations! It runs from 4 to 10 May 2009 and is your opportunity to experience the culinary delights and health benefits of honey.
I …

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, …

7 ways to use aloe vera on your skin
Wednesday, 29 Apr, 2009 – 6:00 | 15 Comments
7 ways to use aloe vera on your skin

Aloe vera has a reputation as a ‘medicine plant’ thanks to its anti-bacterial, anti-fingal, anti-inflammatory, pain killing, cell renewing and healing properties!
No home should be without an aloe vera plant!
We have three or four of …

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, …

Breathe easier with Electrolux oxygen air cleaner
Thursday, 23 Apr, 2009 – 6:00 | Comments Off on Breathe easier with Electrolux oxygen air cleaner
Breathe easier with Electrolux oxygen air cleaner

The EPA reckon that indoor air pollution may be worse than outdoor pollution.
There are many reasons for this including double glazing and insulation; which prevent air flow, toxic chemicals used in decor and furniture, wall-to-wall …

4 natural remedies for sunburn
Monday, 13 Apr, 2009 – 18:01 | 10 Comments
4 natural remedies for sunburn

Yep, it’s April and yes, that’s a photo of my back. A spring bank holiday spent digging the garden and I was rewarded with that.
How horribly embarassing! This blog is all about taking responsibility for …

Mental health action week – 5 natural remedies for fear and anxiety
Thursday, 9 Apr, 2009 – 9:51 | Comments Off on Mental health action week – 5 natural remedies for fear and anxiety
Mental health action week – 5 natural remedies for fear and anxiety

Everyone feels anxious or fearful at times.
Anxiety is a feeling of worry about something negative that hasn’t happened yet, but may do so.
Fear is the natural response we feel when faced with a threat or …

Hibiscus better than cranberry for cystitis
Thursday, 12 Mar, 2009 – 14:27 | Comments Off on Hibiscus better than cranberry for cystitis
Hibiscus better than cranberry for cystitis

March 12th is World Kidney Day. It focuses on the importance of the health of our kidneys.
I’ve been aware of some of the profound effects of cranberry juice on urinary tract health for a long …