Proven Ways to Prepare for the Worst Flu Season in History

The NHS has been told to brace itself for the worst flu epidemic in history Health bosses are predicting that the flu this winter could put pressure on GP’s and hospitals like never before. With a flu pandemic predicted  and the double whammy of the ‘antibiotic apocalypse’ it is perhaps now time to start protecting … Continued

Homemade Elderberry Syrup Recipe

The Elder – the medicine chest of the country people (Ettmueller, physician in the 1660’s)   The Elder (Sambucus nigra) is such a beautiful versatile tree gifting us with a wealth of medicinal benefits. It’s THE antiviral to turn to during the winter months of potential ills. The homemade elderberry syrup recipe below is easy … Continued

Garlic, nature’s antibiotic

My first experience of garlic was when suffering from whooping cough as a baby, my father, long before he became a qualified medical herbalist, slathered vaseline on the soles of my feet and stuck slices of garlic on top, before putting my socks on. I obviously can’t remember this but am told that within half … Continued