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03 March

the body holds the answers I have come to understand that some of the deepest and most effective healing is not found at a doctor’s office or a hospital, but rather from inside ourselves. Our bodies are designed for self-healing, and we are capable of both boosting and blocking that ability. And so we see […]

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02 November

LEAVES, ROOTS & SHROOMS ~ superfood brews to rival coffee Perky, salutary and therapeutic, add superpowers to your daily brew with nourishing and healing ingredients. Here are three options chosen for both their taste and the nourishing effect on the body. Once you have tasted them; Root Coffee, Chaga Latte and Ashwagandha Sleep Tonic are […]

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24 September

CARAMELISED CARDAMOM PEAR AND BUCKWHEAT CAKE. INGREDIENTS Caramelised Pears 3  organic pears 2  cardamom pods 25g unsalted butter 2 T  maple syrup Cake 150g unsalted butter, softened 75g buckwheat flour, sifted 2 large organic pasture reared eggs 75g finely ground almonds (preferably activated) good pinch ground cinnamon 110g rapadura (evaporated cane juice), coconut blossom sugar, jaggery or maple syrup 125g) 1 t  baking powder (aluminum free) […]

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01 January

TAP IN TO HIGHER CONSCIOUSNESS “Life will give you whatever experience is the most helpful for the evolution of your consciousness. How do you know this is the experience that you need? Because this is the experience you are having in the moment.” ~ Eckhart Tolle. In the words of the teacher Sadhguru: “Consciousness is […]

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28 December

Pachamama (mother earth) lends us our body for a lifetime; she also supplies everything we could possibly need to live and develop in body, soul and spirit. PACHAMAMA & THE ELEMENTS As with the earth, humans are also formed of the four elements: fire, water, earth and air. We are inseparable, so when elements in […]

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23 June

INSOMNIA – natural ways to overcome insomnia Try one or many of these innovative ways to overcome insomnia. Keith Banfield, author of the guide to Sleep Therapy cites quality sleep as necessary f to restore depleted resources, repair damaged cells and brain chemicals; clear away old superfluous information;  preserve energy, rest muscles and to dream. […]

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25 May

HEMORRHOIDS Treating hemorrhoids with Unani Tibb. There are parts of our bodies we love less than others, just like there are aspects of ourselves we find it hard to integrate, and health conditions we’d rather not speak about. With statistics showing the immense amount of people needing help with hemorrhoids or piles and constipation, we […]

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25 May

Acne vulgaris, typically known as acne has a combination of causes. This article looks as natural cures to treat acne from diet to vitamin supplementation to hormone regulation, aromoatherapy and more. Acne is common in ages between 11 and 30 particularly teenage years.  Adult acne is often considered hormonally generated. Hormones along with genetic factors, […]

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25 April

MOVEMENT, NUTRITION, SUN, SLEEP, LAUGH & DE-STRESS When the chill in the air becomes bitingly cold, you know winter has arrived! While South Africa is famous for its sunshine, with an average of 2,500 hours of sun every year1, during winter, sunny days are shorter and less frequent.  For many, seasonal shifts impact our mood, […]

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25 March

SWEET POTATO BREAD. You can now have your bread and eat it with this delicious healthy alternative to the traditional staple. Makes 1 loaf of sweet potato bread INGREDIENTS 1 cup roast sweet potato (peeled)1 cup coconut flour1 cup coconut yoghurt6 eggs½ teaspoon bicarb METHOD 1. Pre-heat the oven to 180°C.2. Grease a loaf tin.3. […]

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03 February

RETREAT YOURSELF – FAMILY FRIENDLY FESTIVAL RETREAT YOURSELF, held in the first quarter of every year, is one of our favourite annual events – it has its home just outside of Cape Town at Elandskloof farm near Greyton. We always leave with immense heartfelt joy and inspiration. Think yoga classes, an abundance of talks from superfoods to […]

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02 February

CLOTHING MADE FROM MUSHROOMS. No, not edible clothes – but even better.  MycoTEX are creating custom-made clothing from mushrooms, that produce zero waste and fit perfectly. MycoTEX fabric is made from mycelium, the vegetative part of fungus that is typically found in soil – basically, mushroom’s roots. To build it into clothes, MycoTEX uses seamless production […]

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01 February

CHAGA ROOIBOS LATTE caffeine-free healing treat. This super smooth Rooibos Chaga latte is perfect for natural energy, fertility and hormonal balance. The mix of chaga and maca is a great caffeine-free, energising replacement for your morning coffee with added cinnamon and Rooibos to improve blood pressure and circulation. It is particularly good for healing symptoms […]

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