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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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Bath Salts for Circulation

Bath Salts for Circulation

This particular bath salt recipe is helpful for all kinds of circulation problems, including acne. Now that the weather is getting colder, some of you may be really feeling the affects of poor circulation, with cold toes and fingers plaguing you for months at a time.

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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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Autumn = harvest time!

Autumn = harvest time!

Autumn is the time for collecting our supplies of wonderful flavourful, culinary and medicinal herbs.

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DIY Sports Balm!

DIY Sports Balm!

Got yourself a little niggle?

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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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DIY Talcum Powder!

DIY Talcum Powder!

Commercial talcums are usually made from magnesium silicate, many also contain some asbestos and aluminium and some studies have linked talcum powder with ovarian cancers! They may also cause coughing, vomiting and even pneumonia if used carelessly and inhaled by babies. It’s so easy to make your own talc and avoid all the potential health risks. So here are some of my favourite recipes for making your own Talc!

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Just when I was about to retire…

Just when I was about to retire...

It’s true, this was going to be my last year of teaching diploma’s at Cottage Hill Herbs. What with the bridge being out and the shop being closed, there’s been a lot of work to be done in other areas and I thought, ‘well maybe the universe it telling me that it’s time to ease up a bit’. However, I then found myself inundated with requests for another herbal diploma, and I thought to myself, ‘come on universe make up your mind’. So I did some soul searching and some thinking…and here’s what I decided…

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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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Featured Herb – Melissa Lemon Balm!

Featured Herb - Melissa Lemon Balm!

Listed by the American Herb Society as “The 2007 Herb of the Year”, this dreamy herb is one that you cannot have enough of! Lemon balm is one of the most important herbs to have in the garden and perhaps the easiest to grow. Lemon balm will grow almost anywhere; in sun, shade or a combination. It is an excellent companion and bee attracting herb that is amazingly hardy. It will also grow in a pot, but don’t plant it with anything else in the pot. This herb has been grown for more than 2,000 years. It was very popular […]

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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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