IBS Nightmare Over
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) can be a living nightmare for some people. A digestive disorder can quickly become a source of anxiety and anxiety can be a cause of IBS, causing a rapidly developing self-perpetuating cycle. Focusing treatment on both
Herbs in the operating theatre, the dentist, the opthamologist and in your cupboard.
You may not think you are familiar with herbs as medicine but it is most likely that you take some form of it every day, have benefited from botanical discoveries in a hospital setting, make sure to pack them for
Like father like daughter
Since childhood herbs and natural medicine have been a significant and poignant part of my life. From hedgerow to health, my childhood was punctuated by regular herb collection outings with my father and three sisters in the Highlands of Scotland
Milk Thistle to the Rescue!
Deathcap mushrooms (Amanita phalloides), accidentally ingested by foragers, usually kills within days due to liver and kidney destruction, but thanks to milk thistle being administered in hospitals in Europe and America - lives are saved! Intravenous administration reduces death by
Chamomile or going by the Latin name, Matricaria recutita, is a very underrated remedy for sleep but it can work really, really well. The trick is to make it strong, short and sweet. What do I mean by that? Make
Restricting Calories and Getting Nowhere?
Something I find sad and commonly see is the distorted struggle that the relationship with food can become. Food is supposed to be a double blessing - a source of pleasure (including the sharing and communal aspect) and nourishment (healing