How Do I Detox My Body?

If you are detoxifying for the first time, you may want to start with a 6-day program, however many people find 10 or even 21 days an enjoyable challenge! Just follow my simple instructions below, based on detox treatments practised in Europe at exclusive retreats and...

Spreading The Herbal Word

Herbology is an area steeped in tradition and folklore from a bygone era, which has been brought into the forefront of modern thinking, through scientific studies and well-documented evidence. In our busy, polluted, synthetic world with rampant allergies and...

Helping Hands Weren’t Always So!

Hygiene and hand washing in particular, has become an integral part of our everyday lives and an essential aspect of life in hospitals, but things were very different just over 150 years ago! In the second half of the 19th century, the medical profession of Europe had...

Nature’s Golden Flower

Calendula or Marigold can be found growing in gardens—its botanical name is Calendula officinalis. Image: Marigold Flowers (Calendula) According to German fables, the weather can be predicted accurately by observing these golden flowers. If they remain closed after...

Battling Fluid Retention

Oedema is the medical term for fluid retention and it has nothing to do with how much you drink over the festive season! What is true, is that most people do not drink nearly as much as they should or, at any rate, too much of the wrong fluid. Drink water, plenty of...

The Benefits of Sleep

Growing up, we often hear the benefits of getting a good night’s rest – improvements in productivity and concentration, better eating habits, decreased chances of heart disease and stroke, decreased chances of diabetes, and the list goes on. During sleep,...

Do You Want To Live Longer?

There are societies of people who do live much longer than others and they are remarkably free of heart disease and cancer. These are the Vilcabambans of Ecuador, the Abkhazians of Russia and the Hunzakuts of Pakistan. When US cardiologists Dr. Paul Dudley White and...

Switching From Coffee To Herbal Teas

Many people report not being able to function in the morning until they’ve had that first cup of coffee. The caffeine found in coffee can increase physical and mental alertness and for this reason many find themselves  becoming dependent on coffee just to get through...

Why Is Sleep So Beneficial For Our Health?

Did you know sleep is one of the most important factors in our overall general health and wellbeing? You probably know how a poor night’s sleep can affect your mood and cognitive ability the next day, but did you know that not getting enough sleep can have adverse...

The Importance Of Vitamin D & Where To Find It

Vitamin D (also known as the sunshine vitamin), is produced by the body in response to sun exposure. Vitamin D is important in the body for a number of reasons such as maintaining strong, healthy bones, preventing depression and reducing the risk of a range of...

A Valuable Remedy For Throat/Mouth Complaints

Sage or salvia officinalis, as it is scientifically called, has been used in traditional medicine for centuries and is a valuable remedy for throat/mouth problems, intestinal/digestion complaints and menopausal hot flushes, to name just a few. It is a native to...

The Breuss Cancer Cure—Not Just A Cure For Cancer

About Rudolf Breuss I first heard of Rudolf Breuss on a trip to Germany. I was absolutely astonished at the claims made in his book. Patients with brain tumours, lung cancer, breast cancer and cervical cancer told of their success in ridding themselves of these and...

Treat Osteoporosis & Inflammatory Disease Easily

Parsley is readily available and widely used in cookery but it is often under-appreciated. It can be found throughout the year at the market, it’s cheap so just about anyone can buy it. Parsley is a highly nutritious plant and has ample vitamins and...

Discover Medicinal Properties Of A Humble Vegetable

For thousands of years the humble onion has had a respected and often revered place in the diet of man. Sacred to the Egyptians, it often appears in the art of ancient India, China and Greece, but it probably originated in Central Asia. The onion’s unique properties...

Do You Suffer From Anaemia? This Herb Can Help

Horsetail is a very popular herbal remedy as it is a storehouse of minerals. Due to its high content of silica, horsetail (Equisetum arvense) is recommended when it is necessary for the body to repair bony tissues. Silica helps to fix calcium, so that the body can...

Find Out How To Detoxify & Energise Your Body

An overload of toxins in your body will lead to chronic illness, premature ageing and death. You and I are exposed to thousands of toxic chemicals, they are everywhere — all the time. They are in the air we breathe, in the water we drink, in the food we eat and the...

Regulate Menstrual/Menopausal Problems

Yarrow has an important place in the history of herbs. It has two agents which promote blood coagulation, several which have anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving action, and others which are antiseptic.   As well as healing internal and external wounds,...

How To Keep Your Hair On Herbally!

Hair: Very few people are satisfied with what hair they’ve got. It’s either too little or too much or it grows in all the wrong places! Dealing with unwanted body hair is a nightmare for some women, but not enough hair on their heads is a condition almost...

The Health Benefits of Beetroot Juice

Beetroot Juice has Tumour-Inhibiting Capabilities For 2000 years the beetroot has remained as the most valuable vegetable in the medicine chest. After carrot juice, the juice from the beetroot must be the most used of all the root vegetables. It is also one of our...

Different Forms Of Herbal Preparations

Commercial herbal preparations: You can buy many different forms of herbal medicines from health food stores and pharmacies. Different methods of taking herbal medicines are more suitable for specific herbs and for certain health conditions. Herbal capsules: Capsules...