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Its FEBRUARY already- here are some small tips for a good 2020

Skye Macfarlane

Its FEBRUARY already-  here are some small tips for a good 2020
There are 45 more weeks left in this year. 45 new opportunities to change/tweak or introduce something new. We are in FEBRUARY already and if you are wanting to make 2020 about you and your health here are some small tips.

Summer Skin Health Naturally

Skye Macfarlane

Summer Skin Health Naturally

One of the most common complaints is skin. 

Itchy, irritated, sore, bumpy, acne prone, dry - skin issues can present in many ways. But they all feel crap.

Skin health is so important, it can be an indicator of what is going on internally and it can also make us make health changes we might not have looked at previously.


St Johns Wort Harvest

Skye Macfarlane

St Johns Wort Harvest

It is our annual St John’s Wort harvest time!  St John's wort is well known as a natural antidepressant but it is so much more than this. It is true that St John’s wort has a great effect on our nervous system and mood but it also works on our all our nerves - mental/emotional and physical. SJW works on alleviating pain in the nerve damaged areas, so think sciatica, shingles, painful injuries or pain from overuse. It can even be helpful for headaches. SJW also helps skin cells to regenerate, promotes new growth and our skin can then heal...


Looking after the family this summer

Skye Macfarlane

Looking after the family this summer

🌞Looking after the family this summer 🌞   Summer! Sun! Sand and water hopefully! But we don’t go on vacation from being a family so here are some ideas on how to look after those nearest and dearest to you:   🍉Food: If you know your wee ones (or not so wee ones) will go crazy at Aunty Helen’s buffet lunch (eating things that won’t sit so well with them) give them a protein packed smoothie about 45 minutes  before going. Also give them a dose of bitters to help with digestion support and to reduce the need to overeat....


Wild Dispensary-Nature’s medicine.

Ruth Vaughan

Wild Dispensary-Nature’s medicine.
Based in Dunedin- Wild Dispensary celebrate local, native and wildcrafted plants with a comprehensive range of 100% natural medicinal formulations that are designed to support general health.