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Love your Liver in 2018

Festive herbs for winter health 

Herbal medicine for a restful sleep 

Garlic: the world’s best antibiotic?

A holistic approach to hypothyroidism

Herbal treatment of SIBO

The Vagus nerve: harnessing the gut-brain connection

Stomach acid, immunity and healthy digestion

Bitter: the forgotten taste your body craves

Cistus, Queen of the Algarve 

Herbal medicine for female urinary incontinence

Fermented foods: where ancient art meets modern medicine

Herbal tips for a healthy start to the year 

Eating organic: what you need to know

Everyone’s favourite herb: the amazing health benefits of coffee

Is healthy menstruation possible? 

Is your home making you ill?

How to recover from antibiotics and stay healthy

Herb of the Month: Cleavers

Herbal medicine and hay fever

Herb of the Month: Milk thistle

Herbal medicine for liver health

Herbs of the Month: Infection Control

Herbal medicine for infectious disease

Herb of the Month: Hawthorn

A word on research 

Herbal medicine and cardiovascular disease

Herb of the Month: The stinging nettle

Herb of the Month: Sage

Herb of the Month: Barberry

St John’s Wort for depression

Herb of the Month: Ginger

Herb of the Month: The Reishi Mushroom