Tag Archives: food

Recharge and Glow with He Shou Wu

You may have heard of He Shou Wu (aka Fo-Ti) before, because it has been made famous by its anti-aging properties, and ability to help eliminate grey hair. Let’s delve a little deeper into the history and health benefits of this potent root extract powder. Prepare to recharge and glow! Let’s start by looking at some of […]

I Detoxed My Cat and Dog!

Animal detox can be a bit overwhelming, especially if you can’t find a lot of information online about it. That’s where we come in! If you are wondering about detoxing your cat, you can read this article, or if you have a dog, this is the article for you. We know that it can feel scary to take your […]

Why A 100% Fruit Detox Might Be a Mistake

Are you considering a 100% fruit detox? It is tempting, when you first learn about this lifestyle to want to go all in. However, it is not always the best solution. If you coming from a Standard American Diet (S.A.D.) as most people are, it is a huge step to change to your diet to be […]

How Can I Deal With Fatigue?

In our busy world of blaring alarm clocks, austere lighting, constant notifications and endless to-do lists, it’s small wonder that we often feel fatigued. After all, we are living in a world where terms like ‘three thirtyitis’ are coined by the millions of people who experience exhaustion around the mid-afternoon. However, there are much deeper […]

Welcoming Weight Loss into Your Life

The paradigm of diet and exercise has thrived in the modern Western world, where an increasing majority of us are overweight and almost constantly battling the bulge. From a very young age we have been bombarded with weight loss tips, ‘diet’ versions of junk food and images of perfect, airbrushed bodies. The diet paradigm is […]

The Magic of Kelp

Kelp may not immediately sound like a delicious or desirable addition to your diet, especially if you were born and bred near the ocean as I was. Some of my earliest memories are of carving lumps of it into smooth balls with my father’s pocket knife. We would occasionally visit the more desolate areas of […]

Hello! I’m Hannah

Hey there! I’m Hannah, I’m a New Zealander living on the beautiful island of Koh Phangan in Thailand. I have recently joined the team at Our Botanicals, and over the past month I’ve been posting almost daily on our Instagram account (you can check it out here). I’ll also be regularly posting here on the blog […]