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Mood Altering Herbs - Plants as Spirit Medicine

Mood Altering Herbs - Plants as Spirit Medicine

April 07, 2022

Plants have a long history of use as spirit medicine. From extreme journeys of the soul, such as Ayuhuasca to commonplace rituals such as a soothing cup of chamomile tea.

With the recently increasing popularity of “botanical biohacking”, adaptogens, ancient tonic herbs, nootropics and anxiolytics long used by traditional medicine systems and natural health practitioners are making their way into the kitchens of increasing numbers of people, as their ability to significantly elevate the spirit becomes more widely known.

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HOLISTIC IMMUNITY - & the truth of intrinsic synergistic health

HOLISTIC IMMUNITY - & the truth of intrinsic synergistic health

February 16, 2022

 “Your immune systems are comprised of all parts of the eco-system you know as yourself, and include not only every part of you, from your conscious and subconscious thoughts to your physical body systems, but also how you live and function in relationship with the larger ecosystems that surround you.”
- Robin Rose Bennett, The Gift of Healing Herbs
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Never has the topic of immunity been more discussed than now. Far from being straightforward, it is a complex subject which must be viewed from many angles.

From a biological perspective, we have an innate immune system. When we are healthy, happy and vital it functions as designed, and keeps pathogens at bay. Differentiating between that which is of benefit and that which may do harm.

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natural beauty - truly pure skin care

natural beauty - truly pure skin care

May 27, 2021

"You should never put anything on your skin you wouldn't eat."

Words of truth from Vanessa Megan, who's products have graced our shelves for over 10 years.. environmental medicine is a foundational element to holistic wellness, you can do everything else "right" and if your skincare, personal care and household products (and food, supplements, herbs and water) aren't clean it's an incomplete approach whereby you are forgoing optimum health.. Here's a few of our favourite truly chemical free skincare ranges;

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herbal pharmacy - the rebirth of botanical medicine

herbal pharmacy - the rebirth of botanical medicine

May 22, 2021

"For every human illness, somewhere in the world there exists a plant which is the cure." - Rudolf Steiner

It only takes a brief trip back through history to recognize plants as our original medicine.. While the advent of modern medicine brought with it some giant leaps in our understanding of human biology and the ability to treat in particular acute dis-ease and symptoms, it sadly also heralded the forgetting of ancient healing knowledge and the rise of the commodification of human health.

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Supplements - what works, what doesn't and why

Supplements - what works, what doesn't and why

May 18, 2021

"Optimum nutrition is the medicine of tomorrow." Dr Linus Pauling

In an ideal world we would receive all the nutrients we need from our diet, however hundreds of years of improper agricultural practices have left our soils chronically depleted of essential microbes, minerals and other nutrients, our food travels further than ever before to reach us, losing vital nutrients and prana along the way.

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Fact vs fad. Is there a "best" diet?

Fact vs fad. Is there a "best" diet?

May 11, 2021

"The food you eat can be either the safest and most powerful form of medicine or the slowest form of poison.” Ann Wigmore

People decide on different diets for a myriad of reasons, our aim is to guide you to find what works best for you, your lifestyle and current state of health.. whether it's weight loss, a specific health issue such as gut, skin, autoimmune or hormone balance or you're just wanting to ensure optimum nutrition and health. We have excellent, highly qualified practitioners available to guide you to make the best choices for you and your body every single day.

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