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  • 29 Mar 2016

    Importance of Vitamin D

    Claire Ashbourne explores why vitamin D is vital for our health and how come we’re not getting enough of it […] more

  • 10 Mar 2016

    WIN 1 of 5 Barefoot SOS Hair Rescue Kits

    For baby soft hair and healthy scalps, Barefoot SOS Dry + Sensitive Dry Scalp Treatment Shampoo and Conditioner is a super-nourishing collection rich in natural botanical extracts that help soothe, hydrate and restore. Perfect for all the family, the expertly blended formulation includes Stellaria and Burdock extracts to comfort and condition and Horsetail to help improve the texture of the hair. […] more

  • 8 Feb 2016

    Celebrate the transition into spring this year with a weekend retreat over Spring Equinox.

    Bloom Holistic Retreats are offering a very special women's retreat from March 18th-21st near Balcombe, West Sussex. This 3 day retreat looks at how we can best support our changing needs during the natural phases and hormonal shifts that define a woman's life such as puberty, menstruation, motherhood, menopause and beyond. Bloom retreats offer a powerful combination of bodywork (such as yoga and qi gong), nutritional theory, naturopathic techniques, holistic cookery and meditation with the emphasis on providing practical and easy to apply tools and practices for use in daily life. […] more

  • 13 Jan 2016

    Nutritional help for female bladder inflammation

    Bladder inflammation can have different causes throughout life, but the main symptoms are the same: a burning pain when passing urine plus intense urgency and frequency of urination. Urethral and bladder inflammation can be caused by sexual intercourse, during which friction can damage sensitive urethral tissue and cause almost immediate problems in the cells that line the urethra. Unwelcome bacteria flourishing in the area of the urethra is another common cause. Problems can be exacerbated by hormonal changes, such as the menopause, and so can increase as the woman gets older. Whatever the cause, a chronic pattern of inflammation is easily established in susceptible women. If you are prone to bladder inflammation you need to pay particular attention to nutrition, sleep and warmth. Jill R. Davies is a Herbalist and Naturopath, and the author of 14 books on Herbal Medicine. Jill lectures in Naturopathy and Herbal Medicine at CNM (College of Naturopathic Medicine). […] more

  • 9 Jan 2016

    8 Ways to beat the January blues

    With January statistically the most depressing month in the UK, we round up eight ways to beat the blues and make January happy and fun. […] more

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