The Hawthorn Tree: A Solaris story.

The Hawthorn Tree: A Solaris story.

We have been asked to develop resilience in very challenging times. We have had to develop compassion and unity in the trickiest of circumstances. We have chosen to adapt and use our inner and outer resources to get them to where they needed most. Most of all we have been asked to open our hearts and reach out and truly reflect on the richness of our diversity.So pause a moment and take a deep breath when you are close to a Hawthorn tree today. Or visualise one in your mind's eye.

How to make a Herb Garden

How to make a Herb Garden

What amazing variety of plants can be easily grown by children, beginner gardeners and people with no garden at all, food lovers, chefs, and commercial producers, providing year-round produce for culinary, medicinal and cosmetic use and make every patch of your garden look great? The answer is Herbs! Learn how to make an amazing herbs garden.

How to make a delicious herbal Kombucha

How to make a delicious herbal Kombucha

Herbal Kombucha provides an alternative to your regular kombucha and we use the following combination of herbs either fresh when in season or in dried form: Raspberry, blackberry, currants, strawberry, mint, lemon verbena, lemon balm, and hibiscus.

COVID-19 - Supporting your immune system – a Medical Herbalist Perspective

COVID-19 - Supporting your immune system – a Medical Herbalist Perspective

In the age of the coronavirus pandemic, there are steps you can take toward helping your immune system stay strong and healthy. Getting enough sleep, controlling stress and exercising are all things you can do, along with thorough hand washing and avoiding touching your hands to your face. From a herbalist perspective, we have many herbs that help to support the immune system & peripheral circulation (the body’s warmth regulation) & the nervous system.

How to make the best  probiotic Kombucha : Organic Tea is the answer, followed by this recipe

How to make the best probiotic Kombucha : Organic Tea is the answer, followed by this recipe

We believe the best Kombucha is the one you brew yourself because in doing so you are in total control of the ingredients and the fermenting time and it’s a whole lot cheaper than buying it. We have known for quite a while that many Fermentistas in Ireland love our loose leaf teas and over the next few weeks, we will post recipes and special concoctions of Kombucha, a probiotic beverage made by fermenting sugary tea with the help of a scoby, a symbiotic community of bacteria and yeast. So her...

What’s the deal with Matcha...

What’s the deal with Matcha...

This mighty powdered green tea is sweeping across the country and has taken the health world by storm with no signs of slowing down. A lot of information is flying around about Matcha and some of our customers are getting a little lost in all the facts, so we’ve put together a couple of our most frequently asked questions to help you get to know Matcha a little better.

10 More Amazing Pieces of Information about Matcha

10 More Amazing Pieces of Information about Matcha

It's hard to imagine that there could be anything else to know about Matcha, but here are 10 more things you should know about this superfood.