COVID-19 – The Relationship of your Nervous System to the Immune System – a Medical Herbalist Perspective

COVID-19 – The Relationship of your Nervous System to the Immune System – a Medical Herbalist Perspective

As I discussed in the last article, viruses have a pronounced relationship with the nervous system & the “ego” or “I-organization”. The “I- organization” regulates the immune system – the immune system representing and protecting the boundaries between the “I” & the environment.  What does this mean from a physiological viewpoint? 

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...

Cast Iron Tea Pots – Setting the standard for Tea Accessories

Cast Iron Tea Pots – Setting the standard for Tea Accessories

Renowned for their tradition, class and practicality, Cast Iron Tea Pots have been used for generations in tea ceremonies. Not only are they aesthetically pleasing and an ideal gift, but they are also incredibly practical and add to any tea ceremony or even to your tea treats in the evenings.

Matcha - A brief history

Matcha - A brief history

Matcha is gaining a lot of popularity these days, but there's still a lot of confusion around what matcha actually is, where it comes from, and why it's meant to be so good for you. We like to keep you all informed, so we've decided to have a 'Month of Matcha' on our #matchamadness Mondays, starting with this 'A Brief History of Matcha'

Spice up your Summer Smoothie with Solaris Berry Fruity

Spice up your Summer Smoothie with Solaris Berry Fruity

  Our Berry Fruity Tea is not only delicious in flavour but is also oozing with health benefits. Check out our recommended recipe and feel free to send us your feedback.

Our top 5 herbs to tackle symptoms of hay fever

Our top 5 herbs to tackle symptoms of hay fever

  Today’s topic is hay fever - according to asthma.ie, 1 in 10 people in Ireland suffering from hay fever symptoms every year. For those of you who start to experience symptoms from early spring and throughout summer, now is the time to boost your immune system and tone your mucous membranes. Here is a list of our top 5 herbs to help with hay fever...

The power of Antioxidants

The power of Antioxidants

  Everyone knows that antioxidants are good for the body. But what do they actually do? In short, they protect the cell walls from changes! Every chronic medical condition and even aging can bring on small changes in the cell wall.

Tea is enjoying a renewed popularity

Tea is enjoying a renewed popularity

The opening of the New York City store on Thursday comes after Starbucks last year bought Teavana, a chain of about 300 stores. Starbucks has said it plans to use the acquisition to make tea a bigger part of American culture, as it has with coffee.

Our vibrant and unique new pyramid tea-bag product line is now available

Our vibrant and unique new pyramid tea-bag product line is now available

  We are excited to let everyone have a little sneak-peek of our exciting new product line which are now available.