Category Archives: Gardeners Health

help for optimum health, emotional wellbeing, and a variety of gardeners conditions

Hypothermia awareness for gardener, farmer, forager and rambler

Hypothermia officially occurs when a person’s core body temperature drops below 35°C (95°F), but you know you are on the way if you have been exposed to extreme cold or a cold, damp environment for a prolonged period – or … Continue reading

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combat chilblains and other cold weather conditions

Chilblains – the medical name is perniosis – occur as a reaction to cold but not necessarily freezing temperatures. They occur more often when cold exposure is accompanied by dampness, icy water or snow – winter clearance of a pond … Continue reading

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herbal teas to help you sleep

I am frequently asked about Insomnia and for a quick fix. The long answer is to reset your circadian rhythm (search posts for that) and purge yourself of the stresses and bad habits (late coffees, late night social media and … Continue reading

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stress kills but laughing it off lengthens your life

Stress kills … how Stress is the body’s automatic reaction to harmful situations – be that situation real or perceived; a speeding oncoming car or just the thought that you might not make it to the airport in time. Sometimes … Continue reading

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soothing psoriasis the natural way

Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory, noncontagious skin disease. The condition accelerates the rate at which skin cells are produced, turned over and shed from the skin –from a normal monthly cycle to a weekly one and even shorter. That fast … Continue reading

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beat back backache

We gardeners are prone to the odd bout of backache, only natural given the physicality of the hobby/occupation we enjoy. And sometimes it is a mere mild strain that can be walked off or which dissipates within minutes. Other times … Continue reading

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tackling tinnitus

Tinnitus is the condition of ringing, buzzing or other auditory sensations in the ears, most often triggered by exposure to loud noise or a side effect of ear-wax blockage. However it can manifest as a prolonged or recurring experience due … Continue reading

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