Vitamin D Awareness Week

We are supporting Vitamin D Awareness Week in the hope that the public no longer sees the sun as public enemy No.1.   How do we get Vitamin D? Vitamin D₃ is made in your skin when you are exposed to sunlight. It then travels in the bloodstream to the liver and kidneys where it … Continued

A Silent Public Health Crisis

Dr Carolyn Dean has called magnesium deficiency the ‘silent public health crisis.’ Magnesium a vital nutrient, is the fourth most abundant mineral in the body and is used in over 300 biochemical reactions. It is necessary for healthy bones, regulating blood pressure, restful sleep, muscle strength and vitamin D assimilation. Common signs of magnesium deficiency … Continued

TB, the Devils Bit Scabious and Immunity

Our picture shows a bee heavy with pollen on the flower of the Devil’s Bit Scabious late on in September. Nicolas Culpepper (1616 – 54) the famed London herbalist and astrologer thought most highly of the medicinal properties of the Devil’s Bit. He said: “The root was longer until the devil bit it away, envying … Continued

Vitamin D

I mentioned a while ago about a gentleman who for years had suffered terrible night sweats, having to change his clothes at least 4 times a night. He has been through the medical mill seeing every specialist in many a field of medicine. Around 3 months ago one of these specialists thought to check his … Continued