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Spring Fever – Hay Fever – Herbal Solutions

  If the sight, or even thought of pollen laden trees and flowers fills you with dread about the months to come, help is at hand. Allergic rhinitis, commonly known as Hay Fever, is amenable to treatment with Herbal Medicine … Continue reading

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New Herb Garden – Hammer and Sickle

Part of the point of moving house was to be able to grow herbs in my own garden and not need an allotment.  Our new house has a beautiful established garden with many shrubs, these beautiful trees: and a lawn. … Continue reading

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Mini Clinic Herbal Drop Ins

I have started doing drop-in sessions at Briar House Resources, attached to The Healing Clinic, York, involving quick 15 minute consultations costing £5 for minor ailments.  (Normal consultation fee £50 for an hour) The drop-ins take place the 3rd Saturday … Continue reading

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The Healing Clinic – April’s Practitioner of the Month

I am now concentrating all my consultations at The Healing Clinic in York. I offer herbal medicine tailored to your health balance needs. I do this by an in depth consultation with you where we piece together the strands of … Continue reading

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Cramp Bark Harvest

I have a Cramp Bark bush in my back garden.  This plant is otherwise known as Guelder Rose or Viburnum opulus.  It has palmate leaves a little like sycamore but is, in fact, related to the Elder bush, Sambucus nigra … Continue reading

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What do Traditional Herbalists read in their coffee breaks?

Well I am working through Matthew Wood’s latest opus, Traditional Western Herbalism and Pulse Evaluation   . A North American herbalist, Matthew, in this book is attempting, to define a contemporary but traditional western practice of pulse diagnosis. Matthew is the … Continue reading

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The pros and cons of Frequently Asked Questions

When I first started looking at the internet, which was later than some and earlier than others, I naively thought that the Frequently Asked Questions (or FAQ) on websites was literally that, the most frequent questions people ask.  How wrong … Continue reading

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