Agar-Agar is made from seaweed. It is spread out after collection until bleached, and then dried. It is then boiled in water and strained with the pulp then allowed to harden in the sun. It is refined into a powder that is used to set liquids. It is used to make deserts like jelly as well as a... read on
Although the remedies are chosen for their psychological states, they can be used to address physical ailments emotional issues. They are designed to treat or balance the whole person not just a symptom.
The British Doctor Edward Bach formulated his remedies in 1930. The remedies were to assist... read on
This amazing purple berry from the Amazon is the latest in the berry family to hit the shelves, from the acai palm tree, has shown that acai berries have ten times the antioxidant rating of red grapes. Because they boost metabolism it is thought that acai berries are great for weight... read on
When purchasing fish oil it is extremely important to pay close attention to the quality, as well as the dose and the concentration of omega-3 fatty acids. These factors can greatly influence the effectiveness of the fish oil.
The first thing to know is not all omega -3s have the same health... read on
Tis’ the season for Colds and Flu! Most us are unaware exactly which one we are suffering from but we all feel the same; head full of cotton wool, headache, sore throat, sniffles, running nose, cough, cloggy face and all we want to do is sleep.
So what can we do to reduce the symptoms and natural... read on
Plant dyeing is a very ancient skill it was known in China three thousand years before the birth of Christ. The rich glowing colours of the robes worn by the ancient Egyptians came from the plants they grew especially for the purpose. India used spices to create their natural dyes demonstrated by... read on
How many of you have heard of the Elder flower in cough and cold remedies? Have you ever wondered what it really was or where it came from?
The mountain community have many gardens where this tree is grown; it grows very well next to a compost heap and helps the compost to break down. It has very... read on
The names sound similar, but the essential oils are quite different. Clary Sage Salvia sclarea and Sage Salvia Officinalis come from the same botanical family, but the chemical ingredients of their essential oils are very different and therefore give them very different indications and... read on
Ancient grains are a modern term for seeds and grains that have been around for centuries in various parts of the world. They are largely unchanged by modern cultivation methods. Now curious cooks all over the world are drawing inspiration from the history books and cooking up ancient grains to... read on
The name Frankincense is derived from a combination of Old French (franc meaning free, pure or abundant) and Latin (incensum meaning to kindle). The resin has been burned for thousands of years for religious, cultural, and medicinal reasons. There are many different countries that grow... read on
Have you ever wondered as to the value of two of the three first gifts given to celebrate the birth of Jesus by the three wise men? Gold is a gift well understood to be precious.
Frankincense as it is commonly known or by its botanical name Boswellia carteri is a small shrub with abundant pinnate... read on
Also known as Lebanese Wheat, bulghur, bulgar or burghul. It has a light, nutty flavour, Bulgur is made from whole wheat berries that have been soaked, baked and cracked, this speeds up the cooking time.
In Turkey, a distinction is made between fine-ground “Koftelik bulgur” a coarser grind... read on
Lady’s bedstraw roots, oregano, tea leaves
Agrimony, Chamomile, Comfrey, Golden rod, Horsetail, juniper, marigold, onion skins, St Johns Wort, yarrow
Lilly-of-the-valley leaves, onion skins, tansy roots
Elecampane roots, Cornflowers.
Coltsfoot leaves,... read on
In history the almond tree has always been a favourite, and in Shakespeare time as Gerard tells us, Almond trees were in our London gardens and orchards in great plenty. There are many references to it in early poetry.
Spenser alludes to it in the Fairy Queen.
‘Like to an almond tree ymounted hye,... read on
Honey in addition to being a healthy alternative to refined white sugar, honey one of the most commonly found medicinally in ancient cultures is best known for its antibiotic properties. It’s also used as an internal soothing agent, helpful in digesting spicy, peppery foods. Honey has mild... read on
Bath – A warm aromatic bath is a luxurious therapy for the mind & body. It will ease tired and sore muscles (Peppermint or Rosemary) after physical activity. An aromatic bath is also very relaxing and one of the best ways to de-stress. (Choose your favourite essential oil or essential oil blend).... read on
About the product
Isowhey ® Hot Chocolate is a guilt-free sweet treat suitable for individuals following a low-calorie diet and exercise program. It contains Lactum ® , green tea, cocoa, and a hint of chilli to fuel your metabolism. Lactium ® is a biopeptide with relaxing properties. Green Tea... read on
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2 cups fresh milk preferably best quality raw Organic milk... read on
The essential oil lavender has been used extensively throughout history. There are many varieties of lavender and although it is indigenous to the Mediterranean region it is now cultivated mainly in France, Spain, England, and Tasmania. Lavender has been used since ancient times as much for its... read on