When it’s freezing outside, so how can we combat those winter chills? Well, there are some things we can do that don’t involve taking herbs at all. Firstly, when you go outside wrap up warm; putting a scarf around your neck to cover your nose and mouth will help to filter the cold air and shelter your respiratory tract from the wind. Many years ago, before the days of electricity and gas, our sleep patterns were more in line with the day and night time hours. It’s during the season of long nights and short days that we need more sleep. When our body is resting it helps repair itself, sleep is indeed a great healer! [Read more…] about Herbal Corner – The Winter Chills!
Many of us grow herbs in our garden and only use them for cooking purposes – which is great, but wouldn’t it be wonderful to know which you can safely use to help common and simple ailments? I thought I’d share some information about things that you may find useful in these cold, winter months! Please do remember that the suggestions I make are intended as guidelines only and should not substitute medical advice, if in doubt then please contact your chosen health professional. [Read more…] about Winter Herbs