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Wild Remedies – Self heal and Calendula cream

Have you noticed these pretty purple flowers popping up in lawns and grass verges? It’s called Prunella Vulgaris, and is also known as Self-heal, or all heal. It’s old common names included sicklewort, hook heal and carpenter’s herb. It flowers throughout early summer…

Autumnal Etsy Finds

This September is so beautiful so far, we’ve had some lovely walks and my eldest loves pointing out the leaves falling from the trees, he finds it so exciting, ‘Another leaf! And another!’ He’s also enjoying throwing my squashes around the house as though…

The healing power of Marigold (Calendula)

Marigold – This sunny little flower, the ‘merry buds’ of Shakespeare, was first used in Indian and Arabic cultures, before being discovered by the ancient Egyptians and Greeks. The Egyptians valued the marigold as a rejuvenating herb, and the Greeks garnished and flavoured food with it’s…

Mint Choc Chip Nice Cream with Peppermint Vitality Oil

Last week I managed to over-buy bananas again. Sometimes my toddler loves them and will have one a day, other times he isn’t fussed, so I was left with a bowl of over ripe bananas. I often make a banana loaf with these, but this time I…