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Ginger –  Herbal Relief for Nausea, Travel Sickness, Coughs and Colds

Ginger – Herbal Relief for Nausea, Travel Sickness, Coughs and Colds

When I think of herbs I imagine these little personalities that they have.  Ginger I think of a warm hearted friend. One who wants you to feel better real soon so you can come out and play.  This one came to me as I was drifting off to sleep thinking about ginger, as you do. Official things Botanical Name - Zingiber officinale Energetically - Ginger is warming and drying, though once dried it...

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Alfalfa – For The Itchy, Busy People Left Fatigued and Run Down

Alfalfa – For The Itchy, Busy People Left Fatigued and Run Down

Alfalfa For The Itchy, Busy people left Fatigued and Run down. To busy to read a blog post?  Fill up your salad bowl with some alfalfa sprouts and watch Herbs in a Minute - Alfalfa, a snapshot of this powerful little friend. https://youtu.be/iFUQEV7lHdM   Freshly served as Alfalfa sprouts we have a wonderful source of plant protein containing nine essential amino acids, 8 digestive enzymes...

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Dandelion – The Herb for the New Millennium

Dandelion – The Herb for the New Millennium

Have you seen those weed killing ads on TV? The one where they zoom in on that nasty pest Dandelion? Does.my.head.in There is a reason Dandelion keeps popping up in those manicure lawns... the uptight owners are most likely full of liver congestion and the answer they have is the very thing they are trying to destroy... Ms Dande Why do we humans do that? Try to kill the very thing that is there...

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Come on Winter, I’m ready!

Come on Winter, I’m ready!

Do you dread the upcoming coughs and colds season?  Are you the type that seems to catch every sniffle, cough, cold, lurgy, bug that you come in contact with? and then there are those you swear hunt you down and latch on. Perhaps your children or love ones are vulnerable? The good news is there are strategies to put in place to strengthen your body so you can start winter without the fear. Lets...

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Burnt Out?  Stressed Out?  Exhausted?

Burnt Out? Stressed Out? Exhausted?

Me too my friend, well I was.. and still in recovery technically . There are many reasons one can find themselves in this place, where lying on the lounge rather then folding laundry isn't because your couldn't be stuffed, but because your eyes won't open and your body won't move. Upon reflection I had been under some personal stress for an extended period of time, add to that a full life of...

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Parsley – The Unsung Herbal Hero

Parsley – The Unsung Herbal Hero

Parlsey In 2016 I was lucky enough to be asked by the Herbal Extract Company of Australia to make a series of videos to be used to help new practitioners find their way around prescribing plant medicines. Below you will find Parsley, our unsung hero. Parsley is widely used in Europe and the Middle East, and has found its place on the plates of many restaurants here in Australia. This is due to...

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Easiest Summer Cleanse Detox Ever

Easiest Summer Cleanse Detox Ever

This summer cleanse has One, yes One, simple guideline for each day They are: Fruit. Green Smoothies. Fresh Juice. Raw till Four. Cant get much simpler then that. I often see people in clinic who would like information for cleansing and detoxing but don't want to shift through an overload of conflicting information from Dr Google, they just want simple and effective guidelines to do what needs...

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Vegan Chickweed Pesto

Spread through out my garden chickweed is the accidental (for me perhaps, maybe not so for her) herb of choice this week.  A quick harvest of this healing and very nutritious weed (containing calcium, potassium, magnesium, iron, silicon, zinc, vitamins  C, A, B) for my smoothie  I decided to give a vegan chickweed pesto recipe a go. This one is an amalgamation of all the simple ones on the 'net....

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Chickweed – Uses For The Coolest Of Herbs

CHICKWEED As A Food Chickweed is a highly nutritious herb and grows as a wildweed, what a gift! Thats right dont get cranky at her popping up around your favourite garden beds, thank her.  Containing calcium, potassium, magnesium, iron, silicon, zinc, vitamins  C, A, B she is ideal as a food for growing kids, the elderly, heck anyone who needs a good burst of nutrition in their diet, and really...

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