Herbs

Moringa – a little herb with big potential

The leaves of the moringa tree are a source of important antioxidants and other beneficial compounds that could help address many modern illnesses, according to a recent review.

Herbal relief: Pregnancy and birth

Several herbs can help relieve uncomfortable symptoms that are common to pregnancy and birth. Here’s what you can – and can’t – use.

Herbal relief: Women’s health

Herbal remedies have a long history of use in treating a range of discomforts and health problems that women experience throughout their lives.

Chinese herbs – what are they good for?

The names may sound strange to you but as our at-a-glace guide shows chances are you know more about traditional Chinese herbal remedies than you realise.

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Herbal relief: Men’s health

Nature provides many herbal remedies that can support health and well being for men. Here are some of our favourites.

Savory – 2015’s Herb of the Year

Savory, the International Herb Association’s Herb of the Year 2015, belongs to the mint family and has similar healthful properties for digestion and calming respiratory complaints

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Herbal relief: Coughs & colds

Early treatment is the key to preventing coughs, colds, and flu from becoming too serious or developing complications. Try these herbal alternatives.

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Herbal relief: First aid

Every home should have a few simple herbal remedies to hand in addition to a standard first-aid kit. Here are some of our favourites.

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Herbal relief: Mind & emotions

When the world makes you crazy, helpful herbal remedies can be just the thing to calm things down; here’s some great recommendations.

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Herbal relief: Muscles & joints

Feeling achy? Here’s a handy chart of the herbs most commonly used to relieve joints and muscle pain.