Health & Wellness

7 Herbal Remedies to Reduce Exam Stress

Some lucky people can walk right into an exam and do their best without batting an eye. If test day isn’t quite like that for you, then you probably would love to know how to reduce the stress you feel. One effective way is to turn to herbal remedies. Practised for centuries around the world,…

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Alternative treatments and therapies for SAD

Many people suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) during the winter months. Symptoms can range from tiredness, inability to get up in the mornings and carbohydrate cravings to more severe symptoms such as depression, loss of interest in ‘normal’ activities and total exhaustion. Although anti depressants are often prescribed for people suffering from SAD there…

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Herbal remedies for stomach ache

This week Mr Green ended up with stomach ache. He didn’t have any other symptoms, just griping pains; like sharp spasms, lots of rumbling and a feeling of nausea. He looked pretty pale and was clearly not comfortable, so I shuffled off into my apothecary ( i.e. kitchen), to see what I could find

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Using sesame oil for health and beauty

Another of our ‘must have’ natural health items here at Little Green Blog is sesame oil! Not just for stir fries, sesame oil has many wonderful health and beauty benefits and one of its most important properties is that it’s stable, unlike many oils which go rancid quickly. You can use sesame oil safely both…

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Protect herbal medicine

Back in August, we bought your awareness to Codex Alimentarius which could restrict herbal, vitamin and mineral supplements to prescription only status. Now herbal medicine is under threat again by the government in the UK. The Department of Health has issued a consultation which could mean the loss of statutory regulation of herbal medicine and…

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4 instant energy boosters

We all have days when our energy is low. If it continues for a long period of time, then it’s important to look at and treat the underlying cause. Sometimes, however, we just have a busy day, a full schedule or are suffering lack of sleep and an energy slump might strike mid afternoon! If…

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Natural remedies for swine flu prevention

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ll know all about swine ‘flu. As we move towards autumn and the cooler months, how can we protect ourselves and our family from the effects of coughs, colds and ‘flu? Fortunately, there are many safe, natural and effective remedies that can help keep us fit and healthy!

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3 herbs for natural headache remedies

I love the concept of using food and herbs as medicine. Mother Nature can provide us with an effective and safe medicine chest and there is so much you can grow at home. If you suffer from headaches or migraines, why not grow some herbs and use their powers to provide you with a safe,…

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