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A night of passion (flower) could be the answer to a good night’s sleep

If you want a good night’s sleep, forget a night of passion and instead reach for a cup of passion flower tea! Scientists have found that passion flower tea can improve our quality of sleep. Their study reported: “These initial findings suggest that the consumption of a low dose of Passiflora incarnate (passion flower), in the form […]

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Don’t miss: Magical Herbalism Weekend with Elisabeth Brooke

Join herbalist and author Elisabeth Brooke for a two-day Magical Herbalism Weekend in Scotland where all you need is an open mind and willing heart. The weekend will take place at Old Lathrisk near Freuchie on Saturday, 16 and Sunday, 17 November 2019 and draw on the teachings in Elisabeth’s book Traditional Western Herbal Medicine. […]

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What’s the difference between herbal medicine and homeopathy?

Columnist and medical herbalist Pamela Spence explains… Herbal Medicine Herbal medicine uses any part of a plant to create medicine. It might be the flower, leaf, stem, bark, root, berry, fruit. You name it, a herbalist will use it. Herbal medicines come in many forms. The most common are tinctures (alcohol extracts), infusions (often called […]