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 […]

Smelling the roses

I spent Election Day smelling the roses, literally. As there has been so much manure on the campaign trail, I thought it only fitting. I’m now as sunburnt as a Raspberry Ice floribunda. But I don’t think it’s that making me feel ill. I’ve been staying up late surrounded by Whittaker’s chocolate wrappers, with a […]

Make Your Own Herbal Multi-Vitamins

Treasure! I’ve just been sorting out some old books and this piece of paper dropped out of it. A recipe for herbal health capsules given to me about 20 years ago. All the ingredients are pretty easy to get. I have most of them in my garden or cupboard and I’ll sprout some alfalfa especially […]