As if painful cramps, pimples and the urge to weep over everything from spilt coffee to a cheesy fabric softener ad weren’t bad enough, our monthly period can also bring on a slew of digestive issues like gas, bloating, diarrhoea, and constipation.
Fun fact: Vitamin D was discovered in the 1920’s while searching for the cure for Rickets.
Kombucha is to the wellness world what Kylie Jenner is to pop culture: so hot right now. But is the fermented tea all it claims to be? To answer this all-important question, Gabrielle Kassel drank four bottles a week for three months.
Common English ivy, or 'Hedera helix' as it is botanically referred to, is a plant that most of us know as the beautiful greenery that adorns many a cosy English cottage.
We know all too well the kind and well-meaning advice from friends and family – ‘It’s a phase. It’ll pass.’ Yeah. Course it will. But sometime you have to push that phase off the cliff, don’t you?
Over my life, I've figured out that these are the four intentions that I need to work toward. I guarantee that if you follow them, everything else will fall into place for you too:
The healing benefits of milk thistle (Silybum marianum) were first documented over 2000 years ago in in A.D. 40, when it was used to treat liver problems.
Last month we discussed how walking can help get your creative juices flowing. Now it seems that the instruction “walk it off”, commonly given to short-tempered sportsmen, actually works; as a recent study found that walking can have a positive impact on your mood and stress levels.
Echinacea plants are filled with a diverse group of compounds that provide health benefits such as immune support, decreased inflammation, and lower blood sugar levels. Echinacea is most popularly known for its positive impact on the immune system.