Meadowsweet

Meadowsweet Other Names : Queen-of-the-Meadow, Bridewort. Typical Places Found: A common wild plant in Britain, throughout     Europe,  parts of Asia and an escape in North America.   How to Collect This Herb: The fully opened flowers and leaves are picked at the time of flowering, which is between June and August. They should be dried […]

Herbal Remedies for Anxiety

Herbal remedies for treating anxiety As the pace of life continues to increase, so do your stress levels. Learn how to ease the symptoms of anxiety with gentle herbal remedies. Employment stress, exam pressure and family breakups are some of the life events that leave people feeling agitated and tends. Anxiety related disorders such as […]

How to make Herbal Ointments

Making herbal ointments Unscented lotion and ointments make ideal basis for healing herbs, when you need to apply them externally. Homemade ointments and lotions provide a neutral base for herbal preparation and a convenient way of applying herbs to the skin. Add antiseptic herbs to treat cuts in graces or anti-inflammatory herbs to soothe skin […]

Herbal Poultices

Making Herbal Poultices Poultices are similar to compresses, except the whole herb is applied rather than a liquid extract, providing effective first aid treatment. Poultices are simple herbal preparations that can be made at home. Moist, hot herbs are pasted onto the skin to give soothing, healing relief from small wounds or painful muscles. Fresh, […]

How to make Herbal Tinctures

Making herbal flower remedies and herbal tinctures Tinctures can be stored for a long time, making them the perfect way to harness the restorative if power of flowers and herbs. Tinctures are made by steeping fresh or dried herbs in pure alcohol. The plants active constituents are dissolved in the alcohol which acts as an […]

Theory of Aromatherapy

Essential Oils are absorbed into the body either through the skin during massage or by inhalation through the nose. Molecules in the oils enter the nervous system through the blood stream, influencing emotional and physical well being. History of Aromatherapy Herbal oils have been used for centuries in many cultures to treat illness and promote […]

What is a Medical Intuitive?

A medical Intuitive is a holistic practitioner that uses their intuitive abilities to find the causes of physical or emotional conditions. Sometimes a medical intuitive is referred to as a clairvoyant, medical psychic or intuitive counselor. Intuitives cannot make a formal medical diagnosis but many intuitive are extremely accurate in their findings. Medical intuitive can […]