Claire Fleetneedle shares her journey of discovery into the remarkable uses of our wild flora and fauna.
After writing my last article about the properties of early Spring flowers, I realised I mainly research herbs with recognised herbal benefits, often overlooking the common wild flowers I have known all my life.Read the full story..
It might not always feel like it but Spring is finally here.Read the full story..
With Winter well underway, the next few months are traditionally chilly, drab and punctuated by an assortment of coughs, colds and viruses.Read the full story..
Like many kids in the early 80s I was given Delrosa Rosehip Syrup whenever a cold threatened me.Read the full story..
The notion of witches has always fascinated me. It began in childhood when I read books about witches such as Meg and Mog.Read the full story..
Summertime is upon us and this year we have already seen some fabulous temperatures. Unfortunately the accompanying humidity has resulted in extremely high pollen counts, enough to trigger hayfever symptoms in those who are usually immune.Read the full story..
Often sidelined as quackery, herbal medicine pre-dates its modern Western counterpart by thousands of years, and to raise awareness and highlight the importance of herbalism, this week is Herbal Medicine Week.Read the full story..
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