0844590072 or 0834098309 sales@essentialherbs.co.za Monday to Friday: 8.00am to 5.00pm in Durban North or Pinetown; Saturday: 6.30-11.30am at Shongweni Farmers Market Stall H11; Sunday and Public holidays: Closed

When candida or thrush is out of control…What natural options can we turn to?…

Candida is a yeast-like organism which infects warm damp areas such as the mouth, the intestines and the vagina. The candida thrives in an acidic environment and so a person needs to bring balance into their system as soon as possible. Did you know that sugar has an acidic effect on our body? The more … Continue reading When candida or thrush is out of control…What natural options can we turn to?…

So where do your herbs come from?…Are you sure they’re grown organically?…

These are questions that we hear often and we have listened to our customers and taken the opportunity to go and visit our herb supplier. What an exciting visit we had. Looking back on the Magaliesberg mountains, this herb farm is a well established farm. The farmer is a participant on the Certification Appeals Committee … Continue reading So where do your herbs come from?…Are you sure they’re grown organically?…

Poor circulation?… Leg ulcers that are taking their time to heal?…Calendula and lavender infused natural cream.

A while back we had a client whose mom had a leg ulcer that was not responding well to normal treatment. Her mom is a firm believer in more natural remedies and so was looking for a cream that would help the process externally. Christine did some research and found a recipe using calendula petals … Continue reading Poor circulation?… Leg ulcers that are taking their time to heal?…Calendula and lavender infused natural cream.

Does your body need a little help?…Are you feeling run down and jagged?…A mixture of herbs and spices may be just what you need…

Here in South Africa, we have just experienced an extremely cold spell with all 9 provinces experiencing snow at the same time. Our bodies need some help to remain strong and healthy. Herbs and spices are definitely a good way to help ourselves on many levels. Regenerating herbal tea is a carefully selected mixture of … Continue reading Does your body need a little help?…Are you feeling run down and jagged?…A mixture of herbs and spices may be just what you need…