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Our pets are an integral parts of our lives… What about herbs in their diet?

Animals in the wild supplement their diet with various grasses and greens. They have the instinctive nature to know what their bodies are lacking and how to remedy that. Our domestic pets are at a distinct disadvantage in that they live mostly in suburban areas with natural nutrients ('weeds') pulled out to make way for lawns and alien … Continue reading Our pets are an integral parts of our lives… What about herbs in their diet?

Herbs for pregnant and breastfeeding women? Is there such help or is it safer to stay away totally?

Pregnant or breasfeeding moms often ask what herbs they can safely drink as a tea during this time. Naturally, these would be herbs that are going to be of benefit to them and their little one. This is what we tell them: Firstly, everything in moderation. Red Raspberry Leaf brewed as a tea or as … Continue reading Herbs for pregnant and breastfeeding women? Is there such help or is it safer to stay away totally?

What can Herbal Infusions do for you?…Herbal Infusions for happy, healthy bodies and minds

This week I have been taking a little time to learn more about herbal infusions and what they can do for one's health. This is what I learnt:- Infusions are different to herbal teas. Herbal teas are brewed for just 10 minutes and infusions are brewed for a minimum of 4 hours. The benefits are … Continue reading What can Herbal Infusions do for you?…Herbal Infusions for happy, healthy bodies and minds

Could your short term memory do with a little boost?… Comfrey leaf infusion is a good ally…

Susun Weed explains in detail how to make this infusion. Please note that 2 quarts is equivalent to 2 litres (8 cups) and 2 ounces is equivalent to 4 tablespoons (60ml). If you would like a copy of this infusion recipe, please contact us and we will email it to you. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TtYmJDK6h1U&feature=colike