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Mar

Barley Water

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Some say that barley water is the secret to long life. It’s been rumoured that the Queen of England drinks it daily.   Barley water can be a refreshing summer drink or soothing to help the body during convalescence. According to Ayurveda, it is an excellent diuretic and recommended as a home remedy for urinary […]

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15
Jan

Settle the Winter Worries

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Tomorrow is Blue Monday.   Apparently Blue Monday isn’t based on the results of in-depth research, but instead on a calculation by a British holiday company, based on current weather conditions and debt levels. But the idea caught on, and many dread this day. It appears that winter harbours more stress, anxiety and depression than […]

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15
May

Press Here… for Hay Fever

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Chinese medicine links seasonal allergies with an energetic deficiency in one or more of the organ systems: Kidneys, Liver, Lung or Stomach. For example, itchy eyes are related to the Liver system, while a runny nose and stuffy chest point towards the Lung system. With the Kidneys being at the root of all energy in […]

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29
Nov

Bone broth

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Bone broth is popular in many cultures around the world. It’s easy to make, tasty, packed with nutrients and easily digested.   Although it can make a great base for a soup, bone broth is designed for healing and not as a main dish, and is meant to be drunk from a mug, like a […]

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