What are the first fruits that comes into mind when you think of immune boosting fruits? Is it oranges and lemons? Well, oranges and lemons do boost your immune system. However, there are several other fruits that are high in vitamins, minerals and enzymes that also boost your immune system. These are my top 5… Continue reading 5 Unexpected Immune Boosting Fruits
I have long been fascinated with the wonders of the Amazon. The vast expansive forest and rivers are very captivating. When I was eight, my mum and dad invented travelling through the Peruvian and Brazilian Amazon to meet a woman that made herbal remedies to keep villagers healthy. It took 12 hours of canoeing deep… Continue reading Healing Trees of the Amazon – As Nature Intended
In Australia, it's estimated that 45 per cent of people will experience a mental health condition in their lifetime. In any one year, around 1 million Australian adults have depression, and over 2 million have anxiety. If you suffer from persistent and excessive worry, anxiety, know that you are not alone. Many creative people have… Continue reading Practical Hints to Overcome Anxiety
In the last twenty years there have been many improvements in women’s lives. For example, life expectancy has increased, the number of girls in school and the number of jobs for women. Many countries have introduced laws to protect women’s rights. However, there are still many injustices. Women are half the world’s population and perform… Continue reading Creating Sacred Space
Research has found that gut microbial diversity is strongly linked to improved digestive function, immunity, cardiovascular health, glucose metabolism and even cognitive function. What is the role of fermented foods?
My comfrey plants are powering away in the garden, so it’s time to divide the comfrey into several new cuttings and make a few products. Comfrey is propagated from root cuttings, crown divisions, and transplants. On a waning moon, push a shovel vertically down next to the comfrey, then wiggle it under the plant. Put… Continue reading Make Your Own Comfrey Tincture
For thousands of years people have used plants for beauty and optimising health. Traditionally people developed medicine through observation and experimentation with plants. And in many countries, women in particular were responsible for collecting food and herbs to administer medicine and care for the wounded and sick. Herbs are still highly valued and used to… Continue reading 9 Medicinal Herbs to Keep in Your Garden