Wild about Valerian | Pukka Herbs

Wild about Valerian | Pukka Herbs

Hi there, I’m standing here next to a valerian plant, and this is one of my favourite herbs. We use it in our Night Time tea and our Night Time capsules. It’s actually the root that is used, and the root manages to pick up these earthy grounding properties, and valerian has long been used

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Wild about Elderberry | Pukka Herbs

Wild about Elderberry | Pukka Herbs

Elderberries hold a very special place in the herbal medicine and they’ve been used for centuries to help with people’s health. Elderberries have got an amazing deep purple colour and this purple colour is what contains the beneficial properties of the elderberries and that can help protect us against seasonal health challenges. Also that vibrant

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The Key Principles of Ayurvedic Medicine

The Key Principles of Ayurvedic Medicine

The key principles behind Ayurveda are two, the first is that it gives us a tool for awareness. These are called energy patterns in Ayurveda, these energy patterns are Vatha Pita and Kapha. Vatha is the energy of movement and physiology, Pita is the energy of transformation, Kapha is the energy of stability. We need

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