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01 Dec 2017

9 Ways to Stay Happy, Healthy and Hangover Free This Christmas

It's time to don your glad rags, party season is here! However it doesn't need to take it's toll on your health - find out more about how to stay Happy, Healthy and Hangover Free this Season of Goodwill - including 9 top tips which should keep you bright eyed and bushy tailed well into the New Year.....

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22 Nov 2017

Top 5 Black Foods & Their Amazing Health Benefits

Black is the new Green! Black foods are loaded with antioxidants and essential vitamins and minerals. Ever wondered what makes a blueberry blue? The same pigment that makes black foods black - anthocyanins - one of the most powerful known antioxidants. Discover which black foods you should be eating for optimum nutrition and vibrant health.

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09 Nov 2017

Top Ten Adaptogen Foods & Herbs For Wellbeing & Balance

A guide to the top ten adaptogen foods & herbs. These plants help the body do just that - adapt to stress - by acting like buffers against the stress response. Including adaptogen foods & herbs in your daily diet can help bring about balance and well being.

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10 Oct 2017

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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05 Oct 2017

Chocolate - A Food of the Gods?

The Cacao Bean is brimming with feel good phyto-chemicals and nutrients, and this might well be the reason why the Mayans and Aztecs saw this bean as sacred and a food sent by the gods. Find out more about why chocolate makes you feel good and discover some healthy ways to include this superfood in your daily diet

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27 Sep 2017

Foods to Boost Your Immunity Against Colds and Flu

Find out which foods can boost your body's immunity and prevent you from catching the proverbial common cold or flu. Try out these recipes, nurture yourself and your family's health from the kitchen this season.

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13 Sep 2017

4 Top Tips for Vegetarian Nutrition

Discover how to easily get the important nutrients that can be commonly missing from a vegetarian or vegan diet. Protein, Calcium, Vitamin B12 and Omega 3 fatty acids are crucial to human health - find out how to calculate your daily protein requirements and plant based foods to ensure you are getting all the nutrients you need in this article.

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31 Aug 2017

Work Experience at Indigo Herbs of Glastonbury

Indigo Herbs is a company based in Glastonbury, there aim is to supply products that support a he

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28 Jul 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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05 Jul 2017

Lammas – Celebrating 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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02 Jul 2017

Top 10 Travel Essentials for Natural First Aid

Whether you're jetting off to sunnier climes or opting to stay closer to home for your summer holidays - don't leave the house without packing our Top 10 Natural Travel Essentials! Aiding anything from bites, wounds and sunburn to nausea and headaches, these easy to carry and versatile remedies are a must have in your holiday first aid kit.

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01 Jul 2017

How to use Tribulus Terrestris / Gokshura for BODYBUILDING

Tribulus Terrestris / Gokshura is an incredibly popular supplement sold here at Indigo Herbs, we believe this is because of its recognisable and powerful effects on libido and testosterone levels. Tribulus Terrestris is rich in saponins, the active ingredient claimed to increase the body's natural testosterone, hence why it's perfect for bodybuilding.

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29 Jun 2017

The Top 3 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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23 Jun 2017

How To Have a Happy Healthy Menopause - The Way of the Homeopath

Classical homeopath Lizzie Smith eloquently describes the perimenopause as a transition from fertility to wisdom. Taking a truly holistic approach to this often misunderstood time of life, find out how to nurture your mind, body and soul through this rite of passage that all women take in their lives.

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15 Jun 2017

The Hidden Dangers of Dieting

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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08 Jun 2017

The Six Day Juice Cleanse

Early summer is great time to detox the body and mind, and Juice fasting is a powerful way to support the body in a process of deep release and repair. Juice fasting can significantly improve your health and well being with long term health symptoms easing up and improved daily vitality levels. Find out more in this blog about the six day juice cleanse, colon cleanse and liver cleanse.

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05 Jun 2017

The Guide to Gluten-free Flours

Here we have THE guide to gluten-free baking and making! Coeliac and Gluten-free Blogger Nutritiously Naughty gives her tried and tested advice on using gluten-free flours, she explains the consistency and action of each of the flours and indicates what they are best used for. Let's get baking.

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02 Jun 2017

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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01 Jun 2017

4 Incredible Benefits of Adaptogens

Adaptogens are a unique group of herbal ingredients which help your body adjust to stressful circumstances, ranging from extreme heat or cold to infections or trauma. Discover the astounding benefits of these plants and mushrooms from practicing Nutritional Therapist, Milda.

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05 May 2017

How To Boost Your Mood With Food and Herbs

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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