Monthly Archives: March 2015

Loving lovage

Lovage (Levisticum officinale) is in the same botanical family as celery and that’s kind of evident from its celery- like flavour and aroma and indeed its utilization in culinary terms in many similar ways to how we use celery – … Continue reading

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Migraine is a one-sided throbbing headache caused by constriction and dilation of blood vessels in the brain. The pain is actually the dilation part. Often with referred eye pain. For a lot of us it’s a hereditary condition but it … Continue reading

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how to transform a bunch of mother’s day roses into beauty treatments

Nothing says happy mother’s day like roses……. But there’s more to roses than pretty flowers in a vase. Roses epitomise beauty and are tokens of affection but roses have a long history of use in the beautification of skin and … Continue reading

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mindful of spring agus Seachtain na Gaeilge 2015

An te chuireas, ‘se baineas – He that sows will reap. This Irish language version of the old proverb is timely reminder of spring and gardening tasks ahead but today for me its all about cultivating positivity and attaining goals. … Continue reading

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home cures for Varicose veins, Spider veins and rosy cheeks

Be it a noticeable blue line vein gaining prominence or an outright bunch of grapes, varicose veins can be more than unsightly – a stress and a concern of circulatory health. Compression stockings work best but there is some good … Continue reading

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