Traditionally a nation of tea lovers, and now just as fond of our coffee, most of us kick-start our mornings with a hot brew. In fact, in the UK we drink 165 million cups of tea per day and 70 million cups of coffee! But how much (if any) caffeine is too much? And are […]

I am going to tell you all about the wonderful botanical ingredient Ginkgo biloba. Also known as the maidenhair tree, ginkgo biloba is the world’s oldest living species of tree. Each individual tree can live for over a thousand years and grow up to 40 metres tall. Native to China, it also grows in America, […]

Beating Spring Asthenia Spring is finally here, but this doesn’t mean everyone will be full of energy and ‘the joys of spring’. In fact, some alternative health practitioners believe in a concept known as ‘spring asthenia’ whereby the change in seasons can bring on mental and physical fatigue and weakness in some people. The lasting […]

One in three people suffers with sleep problems according to the National Sleep Foundation, and the number of hours per night is on the decline for the rest of us, with a third of adults getting by on only 5 or 6 hours. The situation is so serious that insufficient sleep has been described by […]