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Sage: Salvia officianalis…Saviour…a wonderful healing herb

I personally love Sage as it helps me with some of the symptoms of menopause-hot flushes and mood swings. Sage is considered to be antihydrotic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, astringent, carminative, cholagogue, galactofuge, stimulant, tonic and vasodilator. It has a history of medicinal uses, and was considered to be, as its name suggests, “the savior” (salvia), or … Continue reading Sage: Salvia officianalis…Saviour…a wonderful healing herb

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…

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