Today I had a bunch of herb and essential oil supplies delivered from Plant Essentials, yay! I got stuck into making a herbal infusion right away cos that's my jams. Herbal infusions are basically REALLY strong herbal teas. Very potent at healing your body without being too strong or potentially toxic like tinctures can be if … Continue reading How to Make a Herbal Infusion
Summer is a time that evokes high energy, fun filled pursuits, maximised potential, spontaneous action, and abundance. Just as we are surrounding ourselves with the sensory indulgences to reflect this mood, whether it be through seasonal food, spending time in nature, and other physical adventures; I also fill my home and my cosmetic care with … Continue reading 6 Essential Oils for Summer
This past month cycle has surely been interesting in terms of self discovery and insight, especially the last two weeks. I know I'm not alone in saying so, due to pretty much every conversation I've had with someone lately. I always encourage looking to nature for explanations and healing (as within, so without) as we … Continue reading Becoming Queen of the Underworld & the Psychology of Seasons.
I love the 'zing' of spring. Yes, that might be a cliché, but looking at all the beautiful spring flowers, enjoying the warmer weather, and feeling a bit excited for Halloween (southern hemisphere here!), how can one *not* feel a 'zing'? Without further ado, here are some suggestions to ease you holistically into spring. The … Continue reading Eating for Spring
Colds and flu are viral infections that are not limited to appearing just in the colder months, any weather change, environmental change or even diet change can drop immune resistance as our body acclimates, resulting in infection! As they are viral, they are unresponsive to antibiotics, which only treat bacterial infections. Taking these during a … Continue reading Holistic Cold and Flu Treatments
The winter solstice has just passed here in the southern hemisphere, and its high time I posted my 'seasonal eating' follow on from autumn! We know the benefits of eating seasonally and locally are numerous, not only for our individual health, but the sustainable health of the planet, and therefore, I think this is an important … Continue reading Eating for Winter
We are well in the midst of autumn, (in the southern hemisphere) and being a tropical climate dweller, I can't wait for the cooler weather to finally hit! As we move through the year, it is a simple medicine to eat according to the seasons, to nourish our bodies, help it adapt to the weather, … Continue reading Autumnal Eating