An Indigo Perspective

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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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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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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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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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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 Apr 2015

It's a dairy-free life for me...

There are many reasons why you might have chosen (or indeed be thinking about chosing) to live a dairy-free life. Find out more about how to get your RDA (recommended daily amount) of both protein and calcium, and be inspired by our dairy free recipe collection.

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08 Apr 2015

It's a dairy-free life for me...

There are many reasons why you might have chosen (or indeed be thinking about chosing) to live a dairy-free life. Find out more about how to get your RDA (recommended daily amount) of both protein and calcium, and be inspired by our dairy free recipe collection.

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25 Feb 2015

Vision for New Products for Indigo Herbs 2015

Indigo Herb's main aim is and has always been to make herbs and superfoods and natural health ingredients affordable and acessible, so in this spirit Steve Mckewon, founder and MD of Indigo is on the hunt for effective, interesting, new botanicals to add to our global apothecary.

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25 Feb 2015

Vision for New Products for Indigo Herbs 2015

Indigo Herb's main aim is and has always been to make herbs and superfoods and natural health ingredients affordable and acessible, so in this spirit Steve Mckewon, founder and MD of Indigo is on the hunt for effective, interesting, new botanicals to add to our global apothecary.

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12 Jan 2015

A balanced approach to Detoxing the Body

Find out more about the gentle balanced approach to detoxifying the body. Learn about the Herbs and Superfoods with a long traditional use of cleansing and purifying.

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12 Jan 2015

A balanced approach to Detoxing the Body

Find out more about the gentle balanced approach to detoxifying the body. Learn about the Herbs and Superfoods with a long traditional use of cleansing and purifying.

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18 Dec 2014

New Year..New You

Another New Year - THAT moment when you feel like you should make the change, turn over a new leaf, begin again.

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18 Dec 2014

New Year..New You

Another New Year - THAT moment when you feel like you should make the change, turn over a new leaf, begin again.

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27 Aug 2014

New Website - The Final Countdown

We are now in the final countdown to the launch of our new Indigo Herbs website. We are delighted to be about to launch this newer, cleaner, smoother more modern website. Read more about our new website features....

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26 Jul 2014

Herbal Anti-Depressants

Tolstoy once wrote "All happy families resemble one another; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way" and this is also true on an individual level. For this reason there will never be a panacea for sufferers of depression. On the other hand, there are a wide variety of effective strategies, including herbal anti depressants, for coping with depression, providing both short and medium term relief. And there are also a large number of powerful therapies and personal development paths that can be effective in delivering long term change. The trick is to find what works in your situation.

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09 Jan 2014

4 Reasons Why You Will Succeed

It's that time of the year when we're all fed up with eating and drinking too much and we want to get fit and healthy again.

For some this is an easy process of reverting to the pre-holiday healthy lifestyle routine. For others it is a matter of having increased desire to carve out a new lifestyle that is healthier than how life has been recently. Here are 4 reasons why you will succeed.

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20 Aug 2013

Gross National Happiness in Bhutan

What happiness is about has rightly become a subject of lots of thought and discussion around the planet, as we approach the end of an era marked by mindless consumerism and a human self centred attitude that is bringing the biosphere to the brink of collapse. We are living in a time where we must address the current crisis with consequent action, where 'walk our talk' has become fundamental. Taking good care of our inner ecosystems (our bodies) is the right start. With our bodies comes a mind that needs taming and cultivation. As human beings the very purpose of our lives is to be happy, yet that seems quite elusive and hard to find, especially a lasting happiness. Hence I have become involved in, as well as learning about ways to look after the temple of my mind, the body, in meditative practices like Mindfulness.

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