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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…

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…

Weleda Baby Calendula Range

When I was looking at products to use in Frey’s bath, I knew that I wanted something gentle for him, that was free of nasty ingredients, as that is what I use for myself. I especially wanted something that was free from SLS (Sodium Laurel Sulfate) as my…