Cough mixture

It’s worth remembering in these uncertain and panicky times that there are still normal coughs and colds around. Not all flu is the c-word. The best way to protect yourself from any bugs that are going the rounds is to boost your immune system: lots of rest, good food and plenty of fluids. Stress and anxiety definitely lower the body’s … Read More

What’s your best price?

or……. Can you do it any cheaper? Any variation of this question chills me. The fee anyone who is self employed charges has to cover much more than the time or piece of work being paid for. I understand that hard times can fall on any of us at any time and I honestly sympathise and will do my best. … Read More

What is Mizan Therapy?

Probably all traditional healing systems, from all over the world, have a form of womb healing massage. Mizan is based on these ancient techniques, seamlessly blending traditional practices with modern knowledge and understanding. Traditions In the past, the traditional method of transmission would have been from mother to daughter, aunt to niece, or a similar woman to woman passing of … Read More

The importance of menstruation for girls

More and more teenage girls are being given the pill, not for contraceptive purposes but for such issues as irregular or heavy periods and acne. It may seem like a good solution, but in reality it is creating the possibility of much worse health problems later in life. Menarche, when a girl starts menstruating – is the start of their … Read More

Beat those winter chills

Have you ever tried fire vinegar? Autumn is nearly here, which means a slew of coughs, colds, viral and bacterial infections. In our household we have two tried and tested home made remedies – fire vinegar (also called fire cider) and elderberry syrup (a recipe for which I posted last week). Both can be drunk daily in hot water to help … Read More

Elderberry syrup – a great anti-viral

How to Make Elderberry Syrup With the summer days rapidly becoming shorter, and a distinct feel of the impending autumn in the air, it’s time to make elderberry syrup again, which is a must-have in any natural cold and flu medicine cabinet. Elderberry syrup because very popular after a study showed it was able to inhibit the H1N1 virus1. It … Read More

How to do a castor oil pack

A short video on how to best do a castor oil pack And if you’re now feeling inspired, you can purchase all you need here

IUDs and Women’s Health

IUDs and Women’s Health I’ve been advocating for women’s choice for many years, supporting women’s autonomy to make the decisions that are right for them, at that moment in time. But it’s important to have as much information as possible to make truly informed choices. Here’s the low-down on IUDs that your contraceptive provider probably won’t tell you. If you … Read More

Improve your egg quality in three months

Improve your egg quality in three months   It’s important to prepare your body before trying to conceive. It takes around 90 days for eggs to come to maturity, so that seems like a good time to set aside to improve the health of your ovaries and eggs. When you have an internal clock clicking in your head it can … Read More