Once described as a panacea herb, plantain has fallen by the wayside, literally, and is now treated like a common weed.
Making a pot of tea in our house is an occasion. The children have learned to medicate themselves with herbs and spices and it really works.
Autumn is the time to slow down, rebalance and restock before the Festive Season’s busyness.
What would your perfect massage be?
Why would I want to fill my ears with oil?
Every year when I switch the central heating on in October, I have dry scalp issues which Neem sorts out as it’s also anti-dandruff. Actually, the Neem tree is known as “the village pharmacy” and Neem can be used externally as well as internally and is safe to use on animals and plants. It’s a very good pesticide (don’t tell Monsanto).
I love this tea and drink it all day. You can also substitute mint leaves with coriander which is great for detoxifying the body of heavy metals and cools pitta too.