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Raw cacao reishi cake recipe

To celebrate the wonder that is chocolate 🍫 and our love of medicinal mushrooms🍄, we asked Ana (Sweet Nourishments) to create a delicious cake incorporating both of these wonderful ingredients… she didn’t let us down. Utensils Food processor 8’’ square baking dish (ideally with a removable bottom) Baking paper 2 Pots and bowls (for bain-maries – a bowl over a […]

Finn’s Q&A – I’ve Got a Cold, I’m Boiling Hot, Nothing Makes Sense

 I've Got a Cold, I'm Boiling Hot, Nothing Makes Sense   So here’s the “boiling hot take” (for all you Blind Boy fans in the audience) on our coughs and colds winter pandemic…   If you’re sniffling right now, chances are it’s not because some bacteria or virus is actually in your body wreaking havoc, […]

Mercury is retrograde

Hydrargyrum (Hg), more commonly known as quicksilver or mercury, is one of the most toxic elements on earth. Exquisite to behold when flowing around Alexander Calder’s Mercury Fountain in Barcelona, it’s not quite so beautiful when residing two inches from your brain. The phrase ‘mad as a hatter’ directly describes the mercury-induced psychological and neurological […]

Rude Health 2008 – what’s it all about?

The 21st Century Health Show In Ireland a new generation has emerged. Fast-moving, fun-loving, questioning, time-strapped, Europe’s brightest consumers – and sometimes a little stressed. And a generation more health-conscious than ever before. Juice bars, spas, gyms, activity holidays – all part of 21st century living. A generation more than 50% of whom regularly use […]

October 2008 – Emotions and the Chinese Body Clock

More than 5000 years ago, while we were busy making healing poultices from cow dung and arsenic (please allow for a touch of artistic licence here…), China’s practitioners of traditional medicine were mapping out the energy pathways flowing through our organs, a network still known as the meridian system. Certain points along the pathways are […]