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Neuroinflammation: An emerging role for herbs and spices?

Inflammation in the nervous system can lead to a plethora of problems. However herbal...

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Chaga (Inonotus obliquus): A mushroom with many medicinal properties

Medicinal fungi like chaga have boomed in popularity in recent years. Matthew Clark shares...

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A beginner’s guide to growing medicinal herbs

Growing herbal medicines is a very enriching practise, which supports our wellbeing in its...

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Ayurvedic lifestyle tips based on circadian rhythms  

John Douillard explains how to incorporate ancient Ayurvedic rejuvenation techniques into our daily life.

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Mental health and men: A herbalist’s perspective

How herbal medicine can support resilience, healing and transformation.

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🧘🏽‍♂️ Relaxation 🧘🏽‍♂️ Life can ask a lot of us sometimes and our whole system is constantly under pressure to perform. Sometimes stress can be helpful but at other times it can be the cause of so many health problems. So just as we need to train to keep fit, we need to hone our skills at relaxing at will. ⁠
👉 Sebastian Pole, herbalist shares his top herbs for relaxation and how this was applied to a patient who presented with anxiety, ‘butterflies’ and poor sleep following a bout of intense stress. Link in bio.
🌿 The nervous system is one of the most complicated and sophisticated systems of our body which helps to regulate, govern and coordinate our body. Understanding it from an Ayurvedic perspective can help us understand its root and tailor the herbal and holistic solutions for each one of us.⁠
👉 Read more on nervous system health. Link in bio.

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