The Benefits of Dandelion Root & Leaves

DANDELION Dandelion root and leaves share many virtues. but in general the leaves are more prized for their diuretic properties. They are as strong as some diuretic drugs, and because they are rich in potassium do not lead to potassium deficiency, which can be a...

The Benefits of Lavender

LAVENDER Lavender is one of the best known herbs of all herbs.  Lavender can be made into a relaxing tea, either by itself or with other herbs which have complimentary properties. Used regularly it can help relieve depression and calm anxiety, and also helps when...

The Benefits of Chamomile

CHAMOMILE Chamomile is calming and relaxing and most commonly taken as a tea for mild sleep aide. It may also be infused in water to create a relaxing bath. Chamomile can be used externally when inflammation of the skin occurs such as eczema, acne, or nappy rash. It...

The Benefits of Peppermint

PEPPERMINT Peppermint is a popular herb with many uses and therapeutic applications. Its sharp menthol odour, refreshing flavour, and cooling sensation makes this herb a favourite flavouring for herbal tea. Peppermint tea, brewed from the plant’s leaves, is one of the...

The Benefits of Mugwort

MUGWORT Mugwort is a valuable digestive tonic. Its bitterness stimulates the appetite and helps to breakdown fats. This makes it very useful for people who have gall-bladder problems, or for those who have had their gall-bladder removed.Mugwort is a popular herb that...

The Benefits of Rhodiola

RHODIOLA/Rose Root (Rosea) Rhodiola is an “adaptogen”. Adaptogens are substances that increase the body’s overall resistance and help to normalise bodily functions. As an adaptogen, Rhodiola helps people adapt to manage stress, and give a general...