Healthy Way Issue 41
Decades ago, when both toothpaste and mouthspray were unknown, it was customary to eat an apple before going to bed. People were convinced that this kept the gums and teeth healthy. It was probably the best and cheapest means of mouth hygiene.
Varicose veins - not just an aesthetic flaw but an extremely bothersome and painful ailment - are little alarm bells for future problems but if we deal with them early enough they can be effectively treated.
Salt is sodium chloride which, in limited amounts, is useful to the body. Together with potassium it helps with keeping fluid (e.g. water) correctly balanced and with conducting nerve impulses. Alison Cullen looks at Herbamare, a natural sea salt with herbs
Sprouting is becoming more and more popular. It is great fun and very straightforward. To help you take that first step, Eileen Durward lays out some general rules for successful sprouting.
We are beginning to understand the role of emotions in the development of disease, and the need to treat the whole person. Emergency Essence is a blend of ten flowers, which ensure it can be used for any extreme circumstances that might arise.
You can never be too prepared! Michelle Newbold looks at some of the ways to make the transition back to the routine of school a bit easier on both you and your children. There are many natural remedies available.
We humans need a certain amount of stimulation to get us out of bed in the morning. Too much unrelenting stimulus, and things tend to deteriorate into stress. Long term stress causes many symptoms of ill health.
The Fair Trade logo is now recognised by 50% of the UK adult population and is appearing on more and more products in our stores. The Fair Trade movement started in the Netherlands in 1988 and has since spread worldwide.
What causes mouth ulcers? There are many possible causes, which is one of the reasons that these painful little sores are not that easy to resolve.
Hypericum, St John's Wort, is suitable for cheering those who are sad and calming those who are anxious, but it should not be used for anything more than minor depression or states of anxiety.
Alison Cullen answers readers' questions.