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Adrenal Exhaustion: What to do?

The Adrenal glands sit atop of the kidneys in the middle of the back. They are small but powerful glands and produce many of our hormones, including some of our sex hormones. The adrenals respond to our stress reaction and protect us in survival situations using the ‘acute stress response’ also known as our fight/flight response. For our ancestors, it was imperative for the protection of the species and a perfectly appropriate response provided that once out of harm’s way tha

Peppermint for Coughs and Colds

For Centuries, peppermint has been known for its benefits as a digestive tonic as well as a refreshing beverage. But did you know that it is a brilliant herb to use during the winter months? With so many coughs and colds around at the moment it is the perfect choice. Peppermint is a potent antibacterial, antimicrobial and antiseptic herb making it excellent for all respiratory infections. It is also known for its decongestant properties which is due to its active ingredient,