Recipes

Premenstrual Tension Tea

Tension is often most acute prior to our periods. It is linked to cyclical fluctuations in sex hormones but not all women get it and some do at different times of their lives. Associated factors: Stress, hormonal changes, post natal, age etc.  There are many ways...

February Blues

Spices Spices are not only good for giving you some much needed heat in this cold time and keeping bugs and  infections at bay, but did you know they can also change your mood and liven up your spirit. 1. Try sprinkling half a teaspoon of cinnamon on your porridge...

Herbs for Love and Peace

I decided to study herbs almost overnight! A few months after finding the website of the Scottish School of Herbal Medicine and being flung into a state of absolute certainty that this is what I had to do, I gave up my job, packed my car,...

Nettle Soup

Nettle Soup and Blood Tonics Why use Nettles? Nettles are packed full of nutrients, especially iron, silica and Vitamin C, which is why they are so important in times of heavy menstruation, postpartum blood loss or haemorrhage. They literally help to build up the blood and bring...