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One of The Most Dangerous Things For Your Health

One of the most dangerous things for your health is the tendency to do nothing about our health issues until something extremely intense happens that is beyond our threshold of tolerance. We soldier on, push forward, ignore the symptoms, dismiss the signs, dodge the intuition, numb ourselves with alcohol, drugs, food, sex and we keep… READ MORE

The Spotlight On Ginseng

Ginseng was mentioned briefly in our last blog post on fatigue, so let’s learn about this ever popular herbal remedy. Ginseng is great for the endocrine system. It will help you to build and strengthen the adrenal glands, increasing your ability to handle stress. Let’s familiarise ourselves with it’s rich history before learning about it’s potent health benefits…. READ MORE

How Can I Deal with Fatigue?

In our busy world of blaring alarm clocks, austere lighting, constant notifications and endless to-do lists, it’s small wonder that we often feel fatigued. After all, we are living in a world where terms like ‘three thirtyitis’ are coined by the millions of people who experience exhaustion around the mid-afternoon. However, there are much deeper… 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

Heal with the Female Reproductive Tonic

Recently I have come to the end of an almost three year journey and struggle with primary dysmenorrhea. For those of you who are unfamiliar with that term, it is the medical name for painful periods. As a teenager and young adult, I never had any issues with my menstrual cycle. However in 2014 I… READ MORE

Getting Better Sleep (Part 2)

Sleep is an essential pillar of human health. It is the time our bodies require to rest and rejuvenate. However, waking up feeling energised and refreshed has become somewhat of a distant memory for many of us. With jarring alarm clocks, restless nights and such busy early morning (and evening) schedules, it’s no wonder we… READ MORE

When You Are Lacking Motivation

Are You Lacking Motivation? When you are on a health path there will be days when you feel like you just can’t get motivated. Maybe you don’t feel like preparing healthy food for yourself, maybe you can’t be bothered with your usual routine of juicing or taking your herbs in the morning. Maybe you don’t… READ MORE

Welcoming Weight Loss into Your Life

The paradigm of diet and exercise has thrived in the modern Western world, where an increasing majority of us are overweight and almost constantly battling the bulge. From a very young age we have been bombarded with weight loss tips, ‘diet’ versions of junk food and images of perfect, airbrushed bodies. The diet paradigm is… 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

Signs and Symptoms of Toxicity

You Deserve Abundant and Vital Health Are you new to the detoxification path? Are you worried about toxicity levels in your body? In this article we put together common signs and symptoms of toxicity in the body. Maybe you haven’t been feeling your best lately. Maybe you know you haven’t been eating the optimal diet… READ MORE