Turmeric Root versus Curcumin

If I do an internet search for turmeric I get 100’s of hits on curcumin which would make you think they are one and the same.  To add further confusion the latin name for turmeric is Curcuma Longa and maybe used when referring to curcumin which is inaccurate.  So, to clear up any confusion turmeric […]

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Conditions: Adrenal fatigue & Electrolyte Balance

Adrenal fatigue is not generally a recognised medical condition, plus it can throw out a myriad of different and confusing symptoms.  It often affects a person with fast metabolism and high energy or someone living on a hectic timetable. The Adrenal Cortex releases mineralcorticoids (a class of steroid hormones) which regulate body fluid concentrations. E.g. aldosterone modulates […]

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Recipe: All Green Wild Mix Salad

Ingredients: 100g Curly Kale Washed & finely cut 50g Parsley roughly chopped A handful of ground ivy (look out for you tube to identify) A handful of mint finely chopped 2 Sticks of Celery sliced ½ Cucumber sliced ¼ block of smoked tofu 1 borage leaf very finely chopped A few borage flowers to garnish […]

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Herbs: The Power of the Dandelion

Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) – Caisearbhán (Irish) Herbal Categories: Hepatic, diuretic, cholagogue, aperient, depurative, tonic, stomachic, nutritive. The Dandelion has always been a flower I feel very connected to. I remember using it on warts as children and the funny names given to it. I mostly like it for its stunning colour. This year was a […]

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Recipe: Nettle & Amaranth Calcium Soup

Super Nutritious, Super Medicinal, Super Easy & Super Cheap  Ingredients: 1 carrier bag of handpicked nettles (use gloves) 1 large Leek thickly sliced 2 large Carrots 100g Amaranth Seeds (Health Food Store) 1 Sticks of celery sliced 2 cloves of garlic chopped finely A nugget of turmeric grated finely 1/2 Tsp cayenne pepper 1-2 Tablespoon of […]

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