Tag Archives: food

Recharge and Glow with He Shou Wu

You may have heard of He Shou Wu (aka Fo-Ti) before, because it has been made famous by its anti-aging properties, and ability to help eliminate grey hair. Let’s delve a little deeper into the history and health benefits of this potent root extract powder. Prepare to recharge and glow! Let’s start by looking at… READ MORE

Build Yourself Up with Muscles by Nature

Here at Our Botanicals, we love Dr Morse’s herbal formulas. So, we are very excited to bring you one of his newest blends! Muscles by Nature is a potent powder that is designed to build you up. Detox will always be the first step to healing, but maintaining optimum health once you have achieved great healing is… READ MORE

When You’re Green, You’re Clean!

We are often reminded to eat our vegetables, whether it is coming from our grandma or our favourite health blogger. However as weather gets colder, eating more of the green leafy stuff is not the easiest thing to do, even though this is when we most need the extra vitamins and minerals! Incorporating a green… READ MORE

What Is Your Gut Telling You?

Gut health issues plague most of us in our modern day society. It was a key reason why I began to look into natural health, and I know the same can be said for many others. In fact Hippocrates, the father of modern medicine, whose wisdom has lasted over 2,000 years said, “all disease begins in… READ MORE

Why A 100% Fruit Detox Might Be a Mistake

Are you considering a 100% fruit detox? It is tempting, when you first learn about this lifestyle to want to go all in. However, it is not always the best solution. If you coming from a Standard American Diet (S.A.D.) as most people are, it is a huge step to change to your diet to be… READ MORE

The Magic of Moonshine Yarrow

Learning about the magical benefits of herbal medicine is something we enjoy immensely here at Our Botanicals. As we introduce another new powerful herb to our shop, we would like to focus our attention on Moonshine Yarrow and share all the reasons why it was next in line to be added to our repertoire. What… READ MORE

Supercharge Your Health With Moringa

At Our Botanicals we like to consider ourselves health researchers. There’s nothing more exciting to us than discovering and experiencing new herbal formulas, plant based supplements and superfoods. We love playing the “how good can I feel?” game. We also know there are times for deeper detoxification and there are times of building and nourishing…. READ MORE

The Magic of Kelp

Kelp may not immediately sound like a delicious or desirable addition to your diet, especially if you were born and bred near the ocean as I was. Some of my earliest memories are of carving lumps of it into smooth balls with my father’s pocket knife. We would occasionally visit the more desolate areas of… READ MORE

Discover Ashwagandha’s Herbal Intelligence

Ashwagandha, otherwise known as Indian ginseng or winter cherry, has been used in both Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine for over 2,500 years. In fact, a loose translation of its Sanskrit name can be understood as ‘strength of the stallion’ or ‘smell of the horse’, due to it’s potency in regulating the immune system, enabling faster… READ MORE

Hello! I’m Hannah and I Make Pretty Pictures

Hey there! I’m Hannah, I’m a New Zealander living on the beautiful island of Koh Phangan in Thailand. I have recently joined the team at Our Botanicals, and over the past month I’ve been posting almost daily on our Instagram account (you can check it out here). I’ll also be regularly posting here on the blog… READ MORE