Tinctures are becoming more commonplace, especially in good health food stores. They have been used for centuries by naturopaths, and to this day are the primary source of medicine for many countries. Advocates of tinctures would say they WORK, possibly better, more efficiently, and without the side effects that come with allopathic or OTC (Over the Counter) medications. They support your health and wellness effectively and when used properly, safely.
We have all heard about gluten free foods. Gluten free bread, gluten free pasta, the list goes on. But what is it and why is it now excluded from so many foods?
According to the meteorological calendar we are now in the winter season (Dec, Jan, Feb). For most this means when you get up early for work its dark and when you leave the office after work its dark. This means shorter days, less sunlight and therefore less natural vitamin D from the sun light. For many this can add to the winter blues.
You might think all wine is vegan as it’s made from grapes. Well it may surprise you to learn that is not always the case. The process is a bit more complicated than that. As we all know wine is essentially fermented grape juice. Yeasts, either natural or cultured, convert the grape juice sugars into alcohol.
It’s starting to get dark much earlier in the evenings. The clocks going back an hour in the UK signals the official end to the British summer! Less sun exposure, lower temperatures, increased sugar/alcohol consumption between Halloween and the festive season all add to stress on our immune system. It is therefore important to keep well-nourished and give your body a better fighting chance throughout the cold months ahead.
Cannabis plants are chemical powerhouses that produce more than 400 different compounds. Of those 400 compounds, more than 60 of them are totally specific to the plant genus Cannabis. These specific compounds are called â€œcannabinoids.â€ However, not all cannabinoids are created alike. One of them, cannabidiol, or CBD, holds the key to the wide variety of medicinal and therapeutic effects marijuana offers and thatâ€™s what we are going to talk about, CBD.
You probably already know that having a healthy gut means that your immune system will be working more efficiently. Having an inflammatory reaction to foods can massively affect your wellbeing but how do you know what food your body is not able to tolerate?