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How To Boost Your Mood With Food and Herbs

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05 May 2017

Discover the connection between the foods we consume and the effect it has on our mood. Find out how to combat stress and anxiety, the connection between the gut and the brain, foods for sleep and brain boosting herbs!

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13 Apr 2017

Spring into Summer with our Top 5 Motivational Herbs & Superfoods

Summer is almost here and for many that means emerging from our winter cocoon a little the worse for wear. Fear not - 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 and you will be bouncing into the new season with vigour and vitality!

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11 Apr 2017

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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30 Mar 2017

Moroccan Delights & Arabian Nights – A Tantalising Taste of North Africa

Journey with us to Morocco, Egypt and the Arabian Peninsula - home to some of the tastiest and healthiest dishes in the world. Try our deliciously exotic vegan recipes - Delicately Spiced Fennel & Chickpea Tagine, Rose, Raspberry and Almond Smoothie Bowl, and much more....

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10 Mar 2017

4 Ways To Beat IBS - Irritable Bowel Syndrome

IBS can cause a lot of stress to the sufferer and can make life uncomfortable. There is no one size fits all solution, however there are some simple, natural strategies you can try as an alternative to prescribed medications.

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09 Mar 2017

7 Natural Ways to Beat Anxiety

While anxiety is a perfectly natural biological response when met with acutely stressful situations, it can become problematic when it becomes a regular occurrence, especially if it interferes with your day-to-day life. If you're one of those people who lets unproductive worrying get in the way of a good night's sleep, it could be time to take action.

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07 Mar 2017

Why Do I Get IBS & What Can I Do About It?

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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01 Mar 2017

How To Unlock The Spring Magic This Equinox

The time of equal day and night, the Spring Equinox is upon us. It's time to say goodbye to the long, dark cold nights and welcome the return of the light. A time of year inextricably linked with Easter, we take a look at how these two festivals weave together.

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28 Feb 2017

Harness the Power of Ancient Andean Superfoods

Continuing our trip around the world with the Indigo Herbs Global Kitchen, this month we take a look at some powerful superfoods that originate in South America. With a rich, ancient history and colourful cultures that persist to this day, journey with us to Brazil, Mexico and more.... with lots of mouth-watering recipes along the way!

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15 Feb 2017

Ditch that Diet - Common Diet Myths Busted

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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07 Feb 2017

Why Parents of Young Children Need Herbal Aphrodisiacs

Has your sex life hit the bucket since you received the title of mummy or daddy? It’s a well-known fact that many parents of young children are frankly too tired to care about their own or their partners satisfaction and are utterly exhausted and de-sexualised by a 24hr round of baby and toddler needs.

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27 Jan 2017

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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11 Jan 2017

Ancient Superfoods for Modern Healing

Welcome to Indigo Herbs Global Kitchen! Home to healing herbs, super-spices and one of the most ancient healing systems on earth, we take a trip to India. Discover the history, culture and what led this vibrant country down its unique culinary path - including some delectable, vegan super-spiced recipes.

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19 Dec 2016

Help Yourself Detox

Assist your body to detox the natural way with some great tips from the experts at the College of Naturopathic Medicine. Find out which foods, superfoods and herbs you can use to gently rid your body of toxins...

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16 Dec 2016

Ancient Rites & Dark Nights - Winter Solstice Celebrations

As the longest night approaches and Winter Solstice is upon us, we take a look at some ancient traditions that most of us still honour each Christmas. Includes 2 great recipes for Superfood Hot Chocolate and a Pure Vegan Chocolate Yule Log!

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17 Nov 2016

Natural Hangover Cures with Superfoods & Herbs

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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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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