Tag Archives: heal

Spotlight on Fasting

Fasting can be a fraught topic in the health and wellness industry. It is often confused with dieting and starvation, but it is neither. Many health practitioners are wary of recommending it due to the stigma of advising someone to eat less. However, that doesn’t change the fact that fasting has a lot of health […]

Spotlight on ‘the God of Fungi’ Reishi

In our last blog post, we briefly looked at the benefits of the reishi mushroom as it plays a starring role in Mushroom Immunity. Let’s look further into the legacy and potency of this formidable fungi. Historical significance: Reishi has a long history in China, Japan and other Asian countries. We know it by it’s […]

Introducing… Dan McDonald

Dan the Man barely needs any introduction! He is a legend in this community who has helped to transform many lives and inspire so much positive change in the raw food movement. Many of us were introduced to him from his very successful YouTube channel, liferegenerator where he now has over two hundred and seventy two thousand subscribers. […]

The Magic of Moonshine Yarrow

Learning about the magical benefits of herbal medicine is something we enjoy immensely here at Our Botanicals. As we introduce another new powerful herb to our shop, we would like to focus our attention on Moonshine Yarrow and share all the reasons why it was next in line to be added to our repertoire. What Is Moonshine […]

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 […]

Is It Time to Detox Your GI Tract?

Detoxification and holistic nutrition is definitely #trending. There is a vast amount of information out there and it can be pretty confusing when you don’t know where to start. If you are someone who is at the beginning of your detoxification path and you haven’t learned about or focused on your GI Tract (gastrointestinal tract), […]

Heal with the Female Reproductive Tonic

Recently I have come to the end of an almost three year journey and struggle with primary dysmenorrhea. For those of you who are unfamiliar with that term, it is the medical name for painful periods. As a teenager and young adult, I never had any issues with my menstrual cycle. However in 2014 I […]

Discover Ashwagandha’s Herbal Intelligence

Ashwagandha, otherwise known as Indian ginseng or winter cherry, has been used in both Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine for over 2,500 years. In fact, a loose translation of its Sanskrit name can be understood as ‘strength of the stallion’ or ‘smell of the horse’, due to it’s potency in regulating the immune system, enabling faster […]

Finding Balance From Within

The old adage, that health is your greatest possession is well understood by Natural Health communities like our own. We understand the importance of finding balance in the body, however this must extend to our minds in order to fully realise a holistic sense of wellbeing. After all, our mindset dictates our experience of life, […]

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 […]