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