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Remedies for our animal friends

Remedies for our animal friends

As with our human friends and loved ones, our animal loved ones are oft in need of a little care and attention, and if you can help them yourself or subsidize their regular veterinary care with a few herbal additions, all the better! 

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Natural herbal shampoo and conditioner!

Natural herbal shampoo and conditioner!

Time to give you hair some herbal love!

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Soothing Stretch Mark Cream Recipe

Soothing Stretch Mark Cream Recipe

‘Your body is not ruined. You are a tiger who has earned their stripes.’ 

While I completely agree with this sentiment, it doesn’t mean that we all wouldn’t love to reduce our stretch marks just a little bit, especially for those of us who have very defined and angry looking tiger stripes after the stretchy fun of pregnancy! Not only will this cream lessen your stretch marks over time but it will also sooth, moisturize and give your precious, fierce tummy and stretchy bits a well deserved pamper! 

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Huge drop in price for base cream!

Huge drop in price for base cream!

Sometimes the universe gives you a gift.

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Feeling the onset of cold or flu? Quick, do this!

Feeling the onset of cold or flu? Quick, do this!

Feeling a cold coming on, or maybe the beginning of flu symptoms? In any situation where you feel the symptoms of sickness coming on, you have a short window in which to avert the process!

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Healing Lip Balm Recipe

Healing Lip Balm Recipe

This lip balm is very healing & soothing to cracked, chapped lips. Melissa essential oil (lemon balm) is an anti-inflammatory essential oil with strong anti-viral properties, making this lip balm protective & healing for cold sores & herpes outbreaks. Don’t let your lips dry up in the sun, have this balm on hand for when you really need it!

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BREAKING NEWS!

BREAKING NEWS!

The Herbal Diploma 2017 is full…so….

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A personal message from Donna.

A personal message from Donna.

A personal video message from Cottage Hill Herbs owner and herbalist, Donna Lee.

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Lip Balm for Beginners

  This week I present a very simple lip balm recipe to keep your lips fresh, moist and healthy as we head towards the cooler parts of the year! Now is the time to prepare these recipes so that you have them on hand for when you really need them!   What it does! All of the ingredients in this lovely and simple recipe are designed to moisturise, to sooth and to heal. Calendula is a beautifully soothing and gentle herb, wheatgerm oil is softening and moisturising and both essential oils will aid in healing sores (especially good for cold sores!). […]

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HERBAL FEDERATION 15th Biennial Conference 2015

Date: Friday 30th October 2015 to Sunday 1st November, with a post-conference bus trip Monday 2nd November. Venue: Copthorne Hotel and Resort, Solway Park, Masterton. (Accommodation bookings necessary) Theme: “Celebrating the Olive”   Schedule of Events:  Friday 30th October 5-6.30pm Registration, meet and greet, Copthorne, Solway Park Lounge. 6.30-7.30pm Meal break, Cafe Solway and Grill available on site 7.30pm Judging of competitions and group “pub quiz” Competitions: Herbal Tipple, Olive-based condiment, Ode to the Olive, Olive and Olive Oil cosmetic cream, Photo of a garden insect. Saturday 31st October 2015 9-9.30am Registrations 9.30 onward Welcome and Safety issues. Speakers: -The […]

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ANTI – CELLULITE FORMULAS

Anti – Cellulite Oil Using a double boiler and gentle heat over 5 hours (see infused oil info on our website for more in depth instructions on creating herbally infused oils). Place 1 part Calendula Flowers, 1 part Rosemary, 1 part Juniper Berries and 2 parts Birch Leaf (all dried herbs), cover with Sweet Almond Oil and heat as per instructions, stirring occasionally for 5 hours. NOTE: It is very important not to heat the herbs and oil at too high a temperature, turn heat off and on often to maintain a very gentle heat throughout the processing time. Strain […]

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HERBAL HONEY

Herbal Honeys are very simple to create, make unique gifts, soothing medicines and delicious culinary delights for the kitchen. To make your honey, you will need a double boiler, herbs and spices – either fresh or dried and honey without a strong flavour. Method: Place your honey in the double boiler and heat until it is JUST warm (it is important not to heat the honey above this point), place your chosen herb into the honey, maintaining the heat at a just-warm state by turning the heat off and on until your herbs have been immersed in the honey for […]

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