Make Your Own Massage Oil
It is very easy to make your own massage oil and a lot of fun experimenting with them. They also make great homemade gifts for friends and family.
Vegan Easter Simnel Cake
This is a low-sugar, easy to make recipe that makes a pretty traditional simnel cake to celebrate with but will also be healthy and compensate for the raised sugar intake of all those Easter eggs!
Food Sources of Iodine
What foods contain iodine and how much should we eat?
Cinnamon helps New Mums
Recent research has found that cinnamon ointment reduces pain & speeds healing after episiotomy. Here is a recipe to make at home.
Calendula Salve Recipe
Monica Wilde explains how to make your own easy balm
Herbal contraceptives have been used since the ancient Greeks including this cousin of the domesticated carrot!
Garlic Mullein Earache Oil Recipe
Breda shares her recipe for an earache oil that helped her own two children
Herbal Tincture Recipe
How to make your own herbal tinctures at home, making the most of your kitchen spices and herbs.
Grasping the nettle
What's growing down at the herb farm? Nettle seed!
Fragrant banks of honey-scented flowers line the roads with Nature's aspirin
Spice Mix for Diabetes
Coming Up Roses
From the herb garden of Cat Stewart MCCP, Scotland in July
The Machair Wildflowers
The machair of the Western Isles, a herbalist's dream!
Evening Primrose Flowers
Catriona notice the evening primrose flowers blooming in unexpected places and explains why evening primrose oil is so good for us all.
Make Your Own Flower Waters
Natural Spring Cleaning
If you don't like synthetic fragrances and spending a small fortune on household cleaning products - one for every occasion - make your own. It's much simpler than you might imagine and you still get great results.
Bitter Bloody Mary
If you're suffering from a hangover try our delicious pick-me-up made with our Best Bitters, tomato juice and seasoning.
Napiers Shamrock Sazerac
A green-themed cocktail to celebrate St Patrick's day and get your digestive system and liver toned up with our Best Bitters to face the happy occasion.
Detoxifying Kelp Smoothie
Here's a fabulous smoothie drink made with powerhouse super seaweed. And, it does taste delicious too!
Vegan Irish Boxties with Wild Garlic Sauce Recipe
Natural Air Fresheners
How to make your own air freshener. Want to make your home smell fresh and lovely but hate the smell of synthetic air fresheners or find that you are allergic to them? These simple-to-make home scent bags are perfect!
Lavender Iced Tea Recipe
With the weather warming up, here's how to make a delicious and refreshing lavender and lemon balm iced tea to keep you cool in body and spirit!
All About Garlic
Make Your Own Thyme Toner
It's thyme to get your skin under control!
Some herbs were considered protection against witches, ghouls and things that go bump in the night!
Mulled Wine Recipe
Thoughts on the Spring Equinox
Monica Wilde thinks about what the changing seasons do to our bodies.
Nutritious Seaweed Soup
How to make a simple 10 minute nourishing seaweed soup