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Todays Juice Was…

Tomatoes, Carrots, some Spinach, a small chunk of Ginger, Clementines, Apple and Celery. Simply Delish and really good nutritionally.

Today’s juice was…..

A simple carrot and pear combination. Both have great healing benefits if you fee like doing some research!

Chamomile is good for….

Depression, nervous tension, fatigue and headaches, digestive problems like indigestion and flatulence, skin problems like boils and acne and much more. It is also great mixed with other herbs.

I remember seeing James Wong on TV making Nettle and Camomile tea for Hayfever. James has written many books – one being Grow Your Own Drugs – well worth looking at his site.

Black Pepper is good for….

Digestive problems like constipation, heartburn, stomach ache and flatulence. It is also used for muscular pains.

My Grandfather used to use black pepper oil for aches. My Mum will leave some in her mouth to alleviate her sore gums and clean her oral cavity out.I don’t think I could do this personally though!

There is a lot of further information on the properties of black pepper from some great bloggers and websites including:

Sacred Bliss

Annie’s Remedy

Today’s Juice was….

Carrots, Oranges, Apples and Pears – both Conference and Asian. Very simple. More fruity and absolutely delicious.

Beautiful Oakcakes…………

I bought these from Tesco for …..get ready for it….37p for a packet of 6!

Very tasty, versitile and good for you. They contain no added preservatives or GM ingredients and they are a great source of fibre. 

This may sound horrid to some, but I love them with a banana, marmite and cashew butter – yummy! You can have them sweet or savory.

The ones I had are produced by this small family business NorthStaffs Oatcake Bakers Limited.

Health Benefits of Basil……


Basil is greator relieving respiritory conditions like colds and clogged sinuses, migraine and mental fatigue, constipation, insect bites and nervous tention. Not to be used by people with sensitive skin.

There are many ways of using Basil – both raw and cooked. Add Basil Recipies into any searcg engine and start looking.

To Grow your Own, check this link out – lots more interesting information on here.

Nature has provided us with lots of cures that are natural so I will start sharingsome of these with you. You can always research yourself once you have an ailment and see if there is a natural alternative to bring you back to your beautiful self.

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