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A Story of Magic
Posted on 6th July 2018

A lot of people don’t believe in the power of magic, but it really works. A personal example is few weeks ago, Adrian and I decided that we really need a yurt to create magical space for our workshops. We decided to 'put it out there'.

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A short summary of our Hawthorn Workshop
Posted on 3rd June 2018

Whilst as a medical herbalist, I use Hawthorn to support the cardiac muscle, lower blood pressure and strengthen the blood vessels, in these workshops we work with the same herb on the same organ, but on a very different level which I would like to share with you. We chose to run this workshop at Beltane, because it is the celebration of love.

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Elder flowers
Posted on 3rd June 2018

It is said that summer begins when elderflowers bloom, and ends when the elderberries are ripe at the end of August. Unfortunately for an increasing number of people, lovely summer days can be blighted by hay fever, but fortunately Nature always provides a remedy. In this case, it comes in the form of the creamy lacy elderflowers which smother the trees in every hedgerow across England and Europe.

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A Summary of our Birch Workshop
Posted on 21st March 2018

On Sunday the 18th of February, a small group of folk gathered around the fire at my home in the country for our Magical Forest workshop working with Birch.

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Reducing your cholesterol naturally
Posted on 21st March 2018

The surprising fact is that most of our cholesterol is produced by our body and not ingested in our foods. Although cholesterol gets a bad press, every cell in our body needs cholesterol. A large component of each of our cell walls is made up of cholesterol, the building blocks of our oestrogen and testosterone are cholesterol and vitamin D is synthesised from cholesterol. It is critical for the normal functioning of our nerves and the highest concentration of cholesterol in our bodies is found in the brain and other parts of our nervous system.

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The Liver Cleanse
Posted on 21st March 2018

Liver congestion is a common if unrecognised condition. The cleanse seems complicated but here it is simplified into a recipe for success.

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Keeping calm and Strong
Posted on 13th January 2018

Keep Calm and Carry On is such a boring cliché, but nonetheless, we have to do it. However, so many people feel so stressed and anxious these days, we may wonder how we can manage to ‘keep calm’ or ‘carry on”.

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Make your own Horseradish Honey
Posted on 19th November 2017

They say that once you have Horseradish in your garden, you have it for life. And true enough, I have some which I dig up each year to turn into a cough syrup for the inevitable chest infection.

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