Herbal teas are great medicines. Just the act of relaxing, sitting drinking a cup of tea can re-centre your mind and body, and combine that with some wonderful tea ingredients and you are giving yourself a great big hug. Chai is one tea I have been enjoying a lot through the cold weather. It's wonderfully… Continue reading Anyone for Chai?
Getting a cold during the winter months is almost inevitable, and once one person in the home has a cold chances are everyone else will go down with it too. However before you banish the sniffler and push them away with a pole should they dare to come too close to you with their sneezy… Continue reading Glorious Garlic
Homemade lemonade is such a wonderfully refreshing drink when the weather is hot, but lemons are good for so much more than that. I always start my day with a glass of water with a slice of lemon in it to wake me up and get me ready for the day ahead, and a few… Continue reading When Life Gives You Lemons
Theives oil is a potent blend of clove, cinnamon, lemon, eucalyptus and rosemary essential oils that have a multitude of everyday uses. There are a few different recipes around but the one I use is below. The story goes that in the middle ages, during the black plague epidemic, a group of theives went around… Continue reading Theives Oil – The Oil Of Legend