Homemade natural (herbal) toothpaste

We brush twice a day (if we are good), and often swiggle and gargle too. But what exactly is in your toothpaste and your mouthwash? There’s the big question around fluoride, and even if your conventional paste is fluoride free, it may contain other ingredients which, as a natural-health minded person, you’re not going to […]

Echinacea Tincture

Echinacea (Echinacea purpurea, E. pallida and E. angustifolia) is a firm favourite as immune builder and is very popular this time of the year when there is someone with a sniffle and a cough around almost every corner. Echinacea, or purple coneflower, can be taken as a herb tea, but it is particularly the tincture […]