Entries by Iria

Autumn/Winter Newsletter 2017

  Autumn/Winter Here are some tips that can help you to minimise your winter blues and help you to avoid catching colds and flu. The change of season from summer to autumn, to winter can be very hard on our body.  The change in the weather patterns, grey wet days and long dark nights can […]

Spring 2016 Newsletter

Happy Spring 2016! Introduction It has definitely arrived! Yes, and we all want to feel great! Detox, Detox, Detox …Wait a minute, perhaps we are being too harsh. Here is the good news, we do not need to be so tough with ourselves, lets be gentle! The body naturally responds better to a gentle approach. […]

Summer Newsletter

Happy Summer 2015! Introduction: I hope you have enjoyed the Summer so far and are spending time outside to get the much needed Vitamin D. It has been rather dry till we had the lovely rain the other week. However, the drought doesn’t seem to have been too severe and a copule of the lovely […]

Gut Health

Happy Spring 2015! Healthy Gut Introduction I hope the Winter season wasn’t to hard on you and you managed to enjoy it for what it is. In this newsletter I will focus on how to keep our guts healthy and how to restore gut health. You might be asking why I am not focussing on […]

Autumn/Winter Seasonal Newsletter

This is our 3rd and last edition of this year’s seasonal Newsletter Introduction I hope you enjoyed reading our 2nd edition of this year’s seasonal newsletter, in which we analysed a group of herbs that are classified as “superior herbs”. In this newsletter I will give you tips on how to minimise and/or avoid getting […]

Summer 2014 Newsletter

This is our 2nd edition of this year’s quarterly Newsletter   Introduction I hope you are enjoying the Summer and enjoyed reading our Spring quarterly newsletter. I was very pleased to hear from some of you who gathered some of the fresh growing herbs in the Spring and took the opportunity to do a gentle […]

Spring Cleanse – A gentle approach

Introduction This is our first Newsletter since we moved to our new premises in Blackberry Lane, near Conkwell.  I hope you will enjoy reading it. The Natural Pharmacie still operates very much in the same manner as before. The supplements you were able to buy from our shop on the high street in Bradford-on-Avon, you […]

Herbs in Common With The Tropics

How interesting!  Given that the tropics are such a long way away from Europe and given the fact that these are the same herbs used for the same medicinal purposes, it remains to be found out how they got here.  Or vice-versa?  Were they brought in as medicinal herbs, the plants and their uses by man […]

Herbs In Common with the Tropics

Rosemary Rosemarinus officinalis This beautiful garden herb does not grow as happily in Brazil as it does in the UK.  It is not seen in many gardens and doesn’t seem to grow in the wild. Rosemary is traditionally used as an antiseptic, astringent and a food preservative. It is used in facial cleansers for oily skin, […]

Herbs In Common With The Tropics

  Mullein Verbascum thapsus  Mullein has been used as an alternative medicine for centuries, and in many countries throughout the world including Brazil. The value of Mullein as a proven medicinal herb is now backed by scientific evidence. I have used this herb successfully for many years to improve digestion and for conditions of the […]