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WITCH HAZEL Hamamelis Virginiana

It’s a funny shrub, my hamamelis virginiana. The skinny branches arch up in an ungainly manner, reminding me of an awkward teenager. No longer a cute little kid and not yet a robust and fully developed adult. Even when it wears it’s spiderlike flowers it still manages to look out of place somehow. I suppose […]

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Varicose Veins – reducing the discomfort

Varicose Veins – Reducing the discomfort ——————————————————————————– Written by Jill Dunn – MHSc Complementary Medicine, Registered Naturopath, Registered Medical Herbalist, Registered Nurse (Non-practising) What are varicose veins and what causes them? Varicose veins are dilated, tortuous veins that may have their origin in the deep saphenous veins that run up the back and front of […]

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CHILBLAINS (Pernio) Yes it’s the season for chilblains. I have never suffered from them myself but my youngest daughter suffered from them between the age of about 12 and 18. Strangely enough it took us quite a while to realise what they were. No-one in our family had ever had them before. Most of the […]

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