Monthly Archives: October 2015

Feverfew (and other supplements) for Migraine

In January 2014 I had to undergo Open Heart Surgery to repair a ‘prolapsed mitral valve’. This is something that I probably had from birth, and I was told that if I didn’t have the repair I likely wouldn’t see my 40th birthday. Thankfully the operation went well and although a long recovery my heart…

Folklore of the Rowan Tree

The Rowan Tree (known as the Mountain Ash in America although not actually a member of the Ash family) has a long and popular history of being both a tree of the visionary and of protection. The leaves can be used, and the berries can also be gathered, dried and when ground used as Incense. The Herbalist…