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Which herbs reduce DOMS?

Which herbs reduce DOMS?

This is the third of our 4-part series. Today we’re talking about the herbs that can reduce delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMs). In part 1 we talked about what exactly DOMS is and whether it’s a good or a bad thing. Part 2 looked at how you can tailor your nutrition...

Reduce migraine severity with feverfew

Reduce migraine severity with feverfew

Migraines can severely impact your quality of life. It's not just the pain and suffering endured by the migraine sufferer, it's also the impact it has on loved ones and on our ability to function day to day. The World Health Organisation says globally it's our third...

Calendula officinalis or English Marigold

Calendula officinalis or English Marigold

Calendula officinalis is one of my favourite herbs. Sometimes known simply as calendula; other common names include English marigold, pot marigold or poor man's saffron. You can't help but smile when you look upon that stunning orange flower. Calendula has had a home...

How to make nettle pesto

How to make nettle pesto

We're half way through spring and the warm weather has arrived. Hooray! I love this time of year as it's a treasure trove of fresh green spring leaves. My favourite are the fresh green tips of nettle. If nettle tea isn't your thing, try this nettle pesto recipe....

Rose

Rose

Of all the flowers, methinks a rose is best. The Two Noble Kinsmen by John Fletcher and William Shakespeare Although most famous as a beautiful flower and for it's fragrant scent, rose is used extensively in herbal medicine. She lifts the spirits, helps to heal grief,...

Sweet Violet

Sweet Violet

I've always had a soft spot for sweet violet. I love the smell. The taste is divine. My favourite sweets are violet cremes. I used to treat myself to a small box of rose and violet cremes from Fortnum and Mason when I lived in London every Christmas. Just remembering...

How to protect Golden Seal

How to protect Golden Seal

Golden Seal has been used by the Cherokee nation long before Europeans had heard of the plant. Traditionally used as a bitter herb to support digestive problems, it is now more widely known for its ability to break down catarrh and to overcome bacterial invasion...

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