How to choose a juicer

  There are a wide range of juicers on the market and it can be overwhelming and difficult to find the one that is most suitable for you.         As with … [Read more...]

How we stay clean and healthy – your body’s detoxification system

Detoxification is so much more than just having regular and efficient bowel movements. Our bodies are a complex machine and we have developed a complex system of organs to try and keep them in good … [Read more...]

Natural skin care with Hydrolats

Hydrolats, also known as flower or floral waters, are a wonderful and natural alternative to commercially bought skin care products. Hydrolats  are created from the water that is collected when … [Read more...]

Rosemary – a versatile and essential oil for your medicine chest

Essential oil of Rosemary Rosemary is one of the most common and important plants used in aromatherapy. The rosemary bush is common throughout Europe, but is most at home near the sea. In fact its … [Read more...]

The Dangers of the Diets

This time of year there are lots of pressures for people to go on a ‘diet’. Often after the excesses of the holiday season people feel they ought to try and shape up and lose those extra pounds gained … [Read more...]

The dangers of the sweet stuff

  Refined sugar is a major danger to our health. In fact some say it’s as dangerous as the other famous ‘white’ stuff. Sugar follows the same pathways in the brain and targets the same … [Read more...]

Chocolate orange smoothy – a decadent treat for a gloomy day

Fancy something decadent and comforting on a gloomy autumn day? Then try this delicious smoothy.  I do tend to use the 'bung it' method of food preparation - i.e. just throw ingredients together … [Read more...]

Aromatherapy in Stress relief

Aromatherapy can assist in treating a wide range of physical and emotional problems. Aromatherapy is a treatment which uses the considered and systematic application of essential oils to improve … [Read more...]

Add some spice to your life

One of my suppliers gifted me a large bag of brown mustard seeds the other day. As I was wondering what to do with these I remembered back to the days of my childhood when we used to grow mustard and … [Read more...]

Who’s health is being looked after here?

The following information has been taken from a news update put out by the supplement company Nutrigold, and I felt it was worth sharing. Is it any surprise that our National Health Service is in such … [Read more...]