What I do
I help clients obtain balance through healthy lifestyle and diet choices based on a thorough assessment and nutrigenomics.
Current Research suggests . . .
Simple lifestyle interventions, such as switching to a diet high in vegetables, fruit and whole grains and low in sugar, salt and processed meat, can make a major difference to cardiovascular risk factors in as little as ten days, despite the genetic odds being stacked against some people.
Translation of Louis Leger’s 1700s Apothicairerie – almost 200 herbs, most still in use today, with period illustrations.
HowTos, Tips, Techniques and Recipes for making your own herbal preparations and stocking your own apothecary.
Herbal resources, both old and new.
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“ I really appreciate the natural approach of Living Herbes. I feel so much better than when I take over the counter pharmaceuticals for an ailment that there is a natural herbal preparation for.”
Those who know me best know I am obsessed with all things 18th Century. Previously I was known by my award winning blog where I translated old French cookbooks for use by French Colonial Reenactors. Imagine my delight when I discovered an 18thC Century French Apothecary was also included in one of the volumes of La Nouvelle Maison Rustique or The New Rustic House, by Louis Legere, first published in 1700.
The Apothecary, or Apothicairerie as it is known in France, contains almost two hundred everyday and lesser known herbs, many of which are still in use by today’s herbalists. The list is an ongoing translation project to include period illustrations and herbal information. Notes from Culpeper, Pliny, Dodonée, Galen and other ancient herbalists will be included as available.