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Natural Hangover Cures with Superfoods & Herbs

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17 Nov 2016

It's almost the season to be merry once more, bringing with it endless rounds of drinks and buffets. Whilst it is always better to restrain from over indulgence, sometimes we just have that one too many and live to regret it the next day! Here are some herbs and superfoods to help your body bounce back the morning after the night before, including our very own Hangover Destroyer Smoothie....

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24 Oct 2016

Samhain - Summer's End

The veil between the seen and unseen is said to be at its thinnest as the Wheel of the Year turns to Samhain. A time for introspection and the honouring of our ancestors, for we are descendants of the survivors of old. Perhaps the most famous of the greater sabbats, find out more about this ancient Celtic Fire Festival.....

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22 Oct 2016

Stress - How To Bust it Naturally

In today's fast paced lifestyle we can all succumb to stress from time to time. Whilst stress is a necessary part of survival, producing the fight or flight response necessary avoid danger - constant exposure to low level stress over a prolonged period of time can lead to all sorts of damaging effects. Find out more about herbs that help your body adapt to stress, and the practical steps you can take to naturally support your body's ability to modulate your stress response.

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20 Oct 2016

Myrrh Tincture Vs Coconut Oil - Benefits For Your Dental Health

Myrrh Tincture and Coconut Oil are both renowned natural alternatives to commercial toothpastes and mouthwashes. Find out more about how they compare and which one will be of the most benefit to your dental health in this article.

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13 Oct 2016

Beat the Winter Blues with our Top 5 Motivational Herbs & Superfoods

Need some motivation as the colder weather sets in? Nature is on hand with some amazing herbs, renowned for their ability to boost energy and improve mental clarity. Couple these with an array of Superfoods that provide your body with the perfect nutrition to achieve your aims and you certainly won't be letting the cold weather get in the way of keeping yourself in tip-top condition!

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12 Sep 2016

Autumn Equinox - A Time of Reflection and Balance

The Wheel of the Year turns and Autumn Equinox is here. The harvest is over, with this time of year being traditionally celebrated as a time of abundance and blessing for Mother Nature. Find out how the energy of balance may assist you as the nights draw in and we wind down into the colder months.....

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14 Jul 2016

Celebrating Lammas/Lughnasadh – Festival of the First Harvest

The Fruits of the First Harvest are here at Lammas! Also known as Lughnasadh after the Celtic Sun God Lugh, find out more about the importance of this festival in our not too distant past....

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17 Jun 2016

Midsummer Madness! Celebrating Summer Solstice...

We're half way through the Wheel of the Year and Summer Solstice is here! The longest day and shortest night marks, for many, the true start of summer - so why should we celebrate the passing of the seasons...?

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27 Apr 2016

Celebrating New Life & Fertility - Beltane is Here!

For most of our evolutionary history humankind has had a close connection with nature - indeed the weather conditions could be a matter of life or death! So how did we celebrate the passing of the seasons? Find out more about the important Celtic Fire Festival of Beltane.....

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07 Apr 2016

How To Alleviate the Misery of Irritable Bowel Syndrome

It's IBS Awareness Month! With this debilitating condition affecting between 10% - 20% of the UK's population, we had a look at the recent research and evidence on how to deal with the symptoms. Healing herbs, foods that heal the gut, root causes and much more.....

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18 Mar 2016

5 Easy Ways to Harness the Power of Chaga!

**Experts Choice** Placed in a Kingdom of their own, apart from plants and animals, mushrooms are truly unique. Revered by some of the world's greatest healing systems find out how you can incorporate "The King of the Medicinal Mushrooms" - Chaga - into your life!

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10 Mar 2016

How To Unlock The Spring Magic This Equinox!

The time of equal day and night, the Spring Equinox is upon us. With Easter coming early this year we look at how this festival ties in with the turning of the wheel of the year - how did it come to be celebrated with eggs, bunnies and hot cross buns?!

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29 Feb 2016

The 3 Worst Dieting Mistakes & How To Avoid Them!

Why did obesity used to be so rare? Why is there so much conflicting information surrounding diet, healthy eating and weight loss? In this article we look at 3 of the most common weight loss mistakes and what you can do to remedy them!

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15 Feb 2016

Ditch the Diet! It Might Be the Best Move You Ever Make

Dieting is so last century. "Dieting" (aka starving ourselves) is NOT the way to lose weight, in fact this ultimately leads to more weight gain in the long run. Diet myths busted and what we can do to achieve our ideal weight and stay there!

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28 Jan 2016

Elsie, Abby & Friends Try Vegan - Week Three

The Indigo Herbs Crew are in the final stage of their Vegan challenge with Veganuary, it has been a rollercoaster ride for all of us. Discover their trials and tribulations of Week Three, favourite Vegan products, the realisations and our 'American Diner' Dinner Party fun!

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27 Jan 2016

Imbolc - Celebrating the First Spark of Spring!

Spring is in the air! Imbolc marks the midway point between Winter Solstice and Spring Equinox and is a celebration of beginning and growth. Find out what our ancestors got up to and why this time of year was so important to celebrate! Includes some delicious traditional recipes with a vegan twist.

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19 Jan 2016

Elsie, Abby & Friends Try Vegan - Week Two

Catch up with The Indigo Herbs Crew in Week Two of the try Vegan challenge with Veganuary, there is highs & lows (future promises & honest lapses), favourite Vegan ingredients and Mediterranean Dinner Party fun!

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14 Jan 2016

Why Chlorella and Spirulina Should Be Your Top 2 Superfoods!

Chlorella and Spirulina are well known "Superfoods", but what exactly is it that makes them so super? We are all well aware of their superior nutritional content and potent antioxidant qualities but did you know that they are also a source of Omega Fats? In this article we explore new evidence supporting even more of the astounding health benefits of this innocuous green micro-algae!

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11 Jan 2016

Herbs for Everyday Living short courses

Ever wanted to learn more about Herbs For Everyday Living? Then why not join CNM for a short course?

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10 Jan 2016

How To Become A Vegan Athlete

World Class Athlete and Tae Kwando Champion Sam Taylor refers to herself as a "Plant Based Martial Artist". How does she get all the protein she needs to keep herself at her fighting weight and in tip-top condition? Find out more about how Sam and many other vegan athletes thrive on a plant based diet.....

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08 Jan 2016

Elsie, Abby & Friends Try Vegan - Week One

Catch up with The Indigo Herbs Crew in Week One of Veganuary, the highs & lows, vegan recipes tried, favourite Vegan ingredients and Dinner Party fun!

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