Milk thistle and liver health

Herbal Medicine

Your liver is one of the hardest working organs in your body. Silybum marianum (St Mary thistle or Milk thistle) is one of my favourite herbs used as a tonic to support liver and gallbladder health. Silybum has been well researched and shown to regenerate and protect liver cells from chemicals, heavy metals, irradiation, alcohol, and viruses in inumerous in … Read more..

Okra  • This green pod is gut superfood ☆

Okra is not only rich in fibre, vitamins, and minerals but that gooey mucilage it releases when cooked (called polysaccharides) have antiadhesive properties that inhibit pathogenic bacteria from sticking and damaging the gut lining = great anti-ulcer remedy and food as medicine. Also, the fiber in okra combined with the mucilage lubricates and smooths down the colon = relieves constipation and YES: it feeds the HEALTHY … Read more..

The importance of the lymphatic system for health & wellbeing

Like the rivers pump water to wetlands, lakes and out to sea, absorb pollutants and improve water quality, most of us don’t realize that we have a lymphatic system. But what is the lymphatic system?  – Think of the lymphatic system as the body’s mechanism to wash tissues of toxins and waste, passing them back into the bloodstream to be cleansed by … Read more..