Vicki's Blog Posts

Vicki's Indigo Herbs blog posts.

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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13 May 2016

How To Sparkle this Summer With Our Top 5 Motivational Herbs & Superfoods

Summer is almost upon us! We might be struggling to achieve the perfect “Beach Bod” or maybe we started out the year with the best laid plans for a healthier lifestyle but are lacking motivation to climb what feels like an impossible mountain. Fear not! There are some amazing herbs, renowned for their ability to boost energy and improve mental clarity – couple these with an array of Superfoods which will provide your body with the perfect nutrition to achieve your aims and we have a recipe for success…..

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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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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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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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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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01 Jan 2016

5 Top Tips to Help You Easily Accomplish Your Goals This New Year

Happy New Year from all of the crew here at Indigo Herbs! New Years Resolution time is here, follow our 5 Top Tips which will help you to stick to your goals this 2016.... Including why dieting is bad for you!

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21 Dec 2015

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 Raw Chocolate Yule Log!

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08 Dec 2015

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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