Nicola, the creator of the award winning Nik’s Tea will be instore with us on Thursday 15th November from 10.30am til 2.00pm so why not join us and you can get to sample these beautiful loose leaf teas blended with real herbs and fruit.
Nicola will also be bringing along her new range of Organic Pantry Foods which according to Nicola are really fab and need to be tasted!
These teas make perfect Christmas gifts for the tea lover in your life so why not try before you buy?? See you on 15th November between 10.30am and 2.00pm for a cuppa!
Our Big News
By the time you’re reading this our new bank of bulk dispensers offering a wide range of nuts and seeds, grains and pulses, dried fruit, breakfast cereals, plus sweet and savory snacks will be standing proudly in our hallway. We’ve decided it’s time to espouse the zero/minimal waste ethic as fully as we can. We’re not the only ones. Zero waste shops are popping up all over the country in answer to the growing public consciousness of just how we can’t go on polluting the planet with the amount of waste, particularly plastic waste, that we’re producing. read more →
Nichola Forrest, Nutritonal Therapist B.A. HDipEd, DipNut IINH, mNTOI. See clients from Only Natural on Wednesday mornings, cost of appointment is €60 for the initial consultation and €40 for follow ups. For appointments ring or text 087 619 6831.
Nichola Forrest has kindly decided to share some of her nutritional tips with us, just little ways in which we can try to increase our nutritional intake. This blog will be updated month to month and we hope you’ll find it very informative.
Oil Pulling for Oral Health
This oral therapy is a type of Ayurvedic medicine that dates back 3,000 years and it involves swishing approximately 1 tablespoon of oil, preferably raw virgin coconut oil, around the mouth for 10-15 minutes.
Make sure to oil pull first thing in the morning before eating or drinking anything. Swish the oil around for 10-15 minutes, do not gargle or swallow the oil. Spit out the oil, preferably into a bin, and then rinse your mouth and brush your teeth as normal.
Some of the reported benefits are: Whitens teeth; Strengthens teeth, gums and jaw; Prevents cavities and gingivitis; Banishes bad breath; Relieves headaches and hangovers; Helps you sleeps better; Clears sinuses; Detoxifies the body. read more →
A new remedy for winter and summer
We now have the pleasure of stocking Highbank Apple Juice, their award winning Orchard Syrup, their organic cider vinegar, their organic apple balsamic vinegar, their delightful non alcoholic ‘driver’s cider’ and more. So we are delighted to say that Julie from Highbank Orchards will be instore on Saturday 20th October from 12pm to 3pm showing off and offering tastings of their fabulous wares.
These organic apple products from Kilkenny really need to be tasted so make sure to pop instore on the 20th October from 12pm to try some for yourself.
Ben will be able to tell you everything you ever wanted to know about amber whether you are using it to ease teething symptoms in babies or arthritis in adults or just wearing it for how it looks.
He is also bringing some fantastic new pieces on the day so make sure to call in on Saturday 20th October from 10am.
I do love a good Show
Salt and Skin Problems
If you have a diet high in salt – and many people forget that bags of crisps contain a huge amount this addictive condiment – one of the ways your body may try to get rid of the excess is through your skin. Salt is very acidic in the body, and this can show up as inflammation either inside your body, as with an ulcer somewhere in your digestive tract, or outside as red itchy skin. The following case is of man who had a severe skin inflammation when I first saw him, and was very addicted to salt. His body took just six weeks to cure itself once the cause was taken away. read more →