Lemongrass is good for several reasons: Analgesic: Lemongrass is a painkiller. Studies done on mice showed intraperitoneal and subcutaneous injections of lemongrass and myrcene inhibited acetic acid-induced writhing in mice. Naloxone, an opioid antagonist blocked the antinociception in the mice suggesting that analgesi
Recently we where asked to run a tea etiquette workshop and while we love tea its always good to brush up on the key points for a well executed english afternoon tea! This tea etiquette point list comes from Oh How Civilised make sure you sign up to their email alerts for everything you need to know about your tea etiquette whether you are making tea for yourself, your mum or even a Queen or King!
An investment banker and an FMCG expert walked into a tea house went the story, both love wearing black in 35 degree heat, both are passionate about colourful art, one is a tribal warrior and the other a roaming gypsy at heart.
Fasting … a bit of a wellness buzz word that many people adhere to but, to others, may seem daunting. Engaging in conscious food deprivation with an intentional focus on reducing calorie intake for a short period of time could be the answer to the health concerns you are suffering from.
Luckily Tea Bird Tea has been bringing you toxic free, glue free, string and tag free biodegradable teabags since 2016! Tea is the leading beverage consumed worldwide – after water – but the tea bag format has historically not been environmentally friendly. This is changing as consumers, particularly in the UK, are demanding sustainable packaging for tea bags.
The secret to youth; an enigma we forever strive but one that continues to constantly trip us up.Cosmetics companies may make promises of achieving a vibrantly youthful complexion but the reality is it is a deceptive mask.
Pre-2020 we lived in a world that relied on being busy. It was a status symbol, a value, a bench mark, if you will, of our worth in the world. Being busy showcased success, future potential in a career, an exemplary example to our children and the juggling act was a stage show to be admired.
Have I got your attention?Well, I hope not .... if we are seriously still drawn to these outdated, unrealistic slogans that prey on vulnerable human psychology, seeking quick fix solutions to gain a body that was never meant for us, it is worrying to say the least.
Finding balance in our lives was the topic of conversation in my last article so now, let us delve a little deeper into the importance of combating the intrusion of pesky little hormones that negatively affect both our mind and body.
Check out Ashleigh's thoughts and views on whats going well and whats not during the pandemic and why tea really is the source of all happiness. Ashleigh Cotterill interview by Julia from Truely Life blog and travel site.
Think of positivity as an abundant lake; one that grows and fills with water and life the more we nurture it.
With belief we have the power to foresee how beautiful our lake can be ... the wildlife, the flora, the fauna, the clarity and purity of the water. All growing and thriving despite unpredictable storms and unprecedented environmental changes.
“Intention is more than wishful thinking; it’s wilful direction” ...
Words that stand true in the world of Datin Eileen Unwin, a writer, fitness professional and Tea Bird Tea collaborator. She believes that health and vitality is a personal investment that, with a mindful approach, can encourage a more positive and fulfilling life journey.
Tea Bird Tea illustrative delights by Ashleigh Cotterill X Milliot & Co
I love Tea Bird Tea and how it makes people feel everyday and while distribution is important to us, I am also a designer at heart and I want to develop more complimentary designs and products to support our range. We are always looking at new flavours and reasons to drink tea so definitely more flavours, more gifting and accessory options.
Lemon Myrtle has amazing benefits in skin care for mature or oily skin it works as an astringent to help tighten pores and reduce irritations, with its antibacterial properties this oil can assist will skin infections, wounds and acne.
Have you try a planks? A great alternative to crunches, planks can help improve core strength and stability. Here’s everything you need to know about planks to help keep your tummy tight and your core strong.
Colon cleansing is normally used as preparation for medical procedures such as a colonoscopy. However, some alternative medicine practitioners offer colon cleansing for other purposes, such as detoxification.
Blood pressure is the force that moves blood through our circulatory system. It is an important force because oxygen and nutrientswould not be pushed around our circulatory system to nourish tissues and organs without blood pressure.
Cholesterol is a chemical compound that the body requires as a building block for cell membranes and for hormones like estrogen and testosterone. The liver produces about 80% of the body's cholesterol and the rest comes from dietary sources like meat, poultry, eggs, fish, and dairy products. Foods derived from plants contain no cholesterol.
Rose Petals more commonly known for its decorative value actually contains medicinal benefits when consumed. Packed with Vitamin C, malic acid, pectin, and citric acid, rose petals makes an admirably safe diuretic, which makes it more tempting to be used, especially if you are on a weight loss journey. Drink twice a day to calm down hunger pangs to help your diet.
Did you know that your liver can regenerate itself? The liver is the only internal human organ that is capable of regeneration. As little as 25% of the liver can regenerate into a whole liver. The regeneration however is not restorative, it is merely a restoration of its functions. This means that even though it regenerates, it does not go back to its original shape and size.
Lemongrass being one of the night time teas detoxifies the liver, pancreas, kidney, bladder and digestive tract. When consumed, it stimulates digestion and blood circulation. Fresh lemongrass is often crushed up and taken as a remedy for ague, fever and colds.