Rose oil eases pain

“Rose oil eases menstrual pain. In a study of 75 women, 25 massaged rose oil onto their abdomens to ease menstrual pain, the most common gynecologic complaint. Twenty-five used unscented almond oil and 25 did nothing for their pain. The rose oil group had significantly less pain.” The report also states women often suffer in […]

Isn’t it just lovely!

Beautiful big blue sky. Lovely long sunny days. Just a bit too hot for my blood. I know… never satisfied. And not a drop of rain. For weeks. And the forecast is dry, dry, dry. In the harsh sunlight the garden looks withered, the plants conserving the precious moisture by curling up their leaves. From about […]

Feed me: 3 cheap and easy winter vegetarian recipes

You’re exhausted, cold and you’ve spent all your reserves stopping the kids from driving you mental these school holidays. You need a boost, you need a pick-me-up and you probably need a tequila – I can’t help you there, sorry. But here are 3 links to inspired recipes that I’ve fed my family in the […]

Leaves April 20

  Leaves links out to the very best plant-related content I’ve found on the internet this week. Surprise, surprise: Science Compared Every Diet, and the Winner Is Real Food “A diet of minimally processed foods close to nature, predominantly plants, is decisively associated with health promotion and disease prevention.” What do you do when you’re […]