Roses, of all the flowers, she probably signifies England the most. Featuring in fairy tales and folklore aplenty. But you know, it’s not just the flowers which have a special place in our history… The fruit of the rose deserves a crown too. Rose Hips When the rose petals fall come summer’s end, the fruit (or hips as we know them) start to develop. When autumn is well upon us[…]

Greetings for Part 2 of the Tea Sessions… This might seem like a bit of an odd post- of course everyone knows how to make a cup of tea right?! Wrong! Here are some tips from a herbalist’s perspective: Ingredients Quality is key- see my first blog on ‘Herbal Teas – The Basics http://pineapplesage.co.uk/?p=348 Dose Obviously for certain medicinal herbs the dose is different (especially the stronger herbs dispensed by[…]