Five Reasons Why You are Always Bloated

If you suffer from bloating you know it can be a horrible feeling. The belly is distended and feels tight and full. It feels like you can’t breathe, move properly or comfortably go about the day. Suffering from bloating can also affect mental health and lead to depression and brain fog. This is because the … Continued

Low Thyroid Symptoms – Steps to Support Your Thyroid Health

Could you be suffering from an undiagnosed thyroid condition? Perhaps you have visited your GP with common low thyroid symptoms and a blood test revealed that all was “normal”, or maybe you are already taking prescription thyroid medication but still don’t feel as well as expected. One in five women will develop a thyroid condition … Continued

Black Beauty Elderberry Elixir

This Black Beauty Elderberry Elixir is not only easy to make but the aroma filling the air as it steeps and simmers is divine. A step up from The Homemade Elderberry Syrup Recipe (check out the amazing benefits of elderberry at the link) this adds another layer of protection with spices to keep away winter-ills. … Continued

Cracks at the Corner of the Mouth

If you have suffered from cracks at the corner of the mouth you will know that simply smiling or eating can be painful. Often this inflammatory condition will clear up on its own but sometimes it can become a chronic issue. Causes Medically known as angular cheilitis this condition can be due to – Nutritional … Continued

The Menopause – Symptoms and Solutions

MENOPAUSAL?   Don’t be afraid. Why are we embarrassed to talk about this transition? A natural phase that every woman goes through. We feel okay to talk about PMT, but not this. When we use the term ‘menopausal’ what we really mean is peri-menopausal, because the true menopause is a year or so after a … Continued

Summer Lavender and Lemon Cordial Recipe

This Summer Lavender and Lemon Cordial is a light and refreshing drink to enjoy during the balmy months. Easy to make, you can enjoy it with still or sparkling water, champagne or cocktails. Lavender has been shown to aid relaxation, and mitigate stress and anxiety. Just the scent of this aromatic flower can lift the … Continued

Natural Ways to Protect Cervical Health

Health officials insist that the HPV vaccine is safe. Time will tell, but with increasing reports of adverse side effects, ranging from mild to life threatening, many women are deciding to refuse the offer, with even some doctors believing that the HPV vaccine could be one of the biggest medical mistakes. “Neurologists at the American … Continued

Medical Marijuana in History and Health

Photo credit: Werner Forman/Art Resources, NY Medical marijuana is in the spotlight with CBD (Cannabidiol) products becoming one of the  fastest growing markets. Medicinal cannabis is gaining more and more attention and there is fear that big pharmaceutical companies like Bayer in the U.S will create a monopoly as they desperately try to find a … Continued

Dad You Were Right About Coconut Oil

“It’s as if they saw a house burning and determined that the bigger the fire, the more firemen are present, and then concluded that firemen cause burning houses.” ― Uffe Ravnskov, The Cholesterol Myths: Exposing the Fallacy That Saturated Fat and Cholesterol Cause Heart Disease   It’s official – coconut oil is good for you! … Continued

How Beautiful Can Life Be?

“Everyone has inside of him a piece of good news. The good news is that you don’t know how great you can be! How much you can love! What you can accomplish! And what your potential is!” Anne Frank   It is January the 2nd and grey outside. Rain is dripping down the window pane. … Continued