Healthy Living, Herbal Medicine

About the Moon, Gardening and Herbs

It’s half term and we’ve been blessed with a (considerably) good weather so it means one thing… gardening! Along with DS1 and DS2 we’ve cleaned the greenhouses inside and out and set them up and ready for planting! But what shall we plant first? Having had a look through the lunar calendar, today was showing… Continue reading About the Moon, Gardening and Herbs

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Healthy Living, Herbal Medicine, Homeopathy

Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s Disease is a progressive degenerative disorder which affects the neurons responsible for motor skills; resulting in shaking, difficulty with walking, movement and coordination. Harmonious work of the nervous system depends upon the balanced action and information exchange between its cells (neurons). Neurons use special messenger molecules, called neurotransmitters, in order to rely information between… Continue reading Parkinson’s Disease

Healthy Living, Herbal Medicine

Migraine and Herbal Medicine

Whilst most of us have experienced headache at some point in our lives, migraines are (thankfully) a rarer occurrence. Unfortunately some of us are more prone to them than others, with some people suffering from them on a regular basis. What is there to be done? First, let’s start by having a closer look at… Continue reading Migraine and Herbal Medicine

Healthy Living, Herbal Medicine

Ginseng

Ginseng (Panax Ginseng) comes from the Araliaceae family. Ginseng is a low-growing perennial plant found mostly in China, Russia, Korea and Japan. As Ginseng is native to China, it holds a history of usage spanning over 2000 years within the system of the Traditional Chinese Medicine.  It was believed that regular use of this herb… Continue reading Ginseng