Category: recipes, wildfood & medicine

The Sacred Power of Menstrual Blood

Originally Posted by Goddess of Sacred Sex in The Goddess Blog Menstrual Blood used to be the most Sacred substance on Earth, and now science is discovering its incredible healing powers… (This post adapted from information provided by Seren Swannesha

Wild Hazelnut Truffles

Autumn is just that time of year when there is lots of foraging about. This is one of my favourite recipes ever because, although it involves a bit of foraging it is also a completely luxurious and hedonistic treat. This

How to make Dandelion Coffee

How to make Dandelion Coffee Dandelion is such a useful plant. This year I have made a delicious wine from the flowers and eaten the leaves in salads, firstly blanching them under pots. I noticed that there were some extremely

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Tea Tree and MRSA

Margaret Chan is the Director General of the World Health Organisation. She anticipates ‘the end of modern medicine’ because the WHO has finally admitted that antibiotics had been so over-used that they’re now almost completely useless against ‘super strains’ of

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What is Chakra Meditation?

Chakra meditation presupposes that there are energy systems at work in the body not yet recognised by Western philosophies, especially of medicine. Nowhere is the gap between traditional Chinese and Western medicine clearer in terms of basic philosophy, than in

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The Future of Herbs and Tinctures

The introduction of the EU Traditional Herbal Medicines Directive in April 2011 is set to change the future of herbs and tinctures. It will remove many of the herbal products we have grown used to from shop shelves. Under the

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Strawberry Recipes

Strawberry Recipes I look forwards to that strawberry time of year and want to share some of my favourite strawberry recipes with you here. Now I have good nets to keep the blackbirds off and there are fewer slugs and

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My First Roadkill Dinner

As someone who was a vegetarian by choice at the tender age of 10, it seemed unlikely that I would be picking up dead pheasants from the road and eating them. However I am in my 50’s now and not

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