Personal Health and Wellness with the Gut Lady

Why the Gut lady? Well it started some years ago when I was describing how no matter what type of client came to see me or whenever we get talking about health .. when it comes down to it .. symptoms can be alleviated if we tackle the health and well being of the gut. My friend said "so you deal with the guts .. you're the gut lady" and it has stuck with me. Of course it's not just the gut because in changing your eating habits you will inevitably be making changes to your daily habits. And when you take a look back after a period of time making these, often minor changes, you can see that your lifestyle...

Rainbows End Health and Wellness Festival

Hello everyone , I just wanted to Thank all those involved in setting up the Rainbow's End Holistic Healing Weekend. What a fabulous time I've had meeting some wonderful people and hearing some amazing self healing stories. Thank you to all those who had a session on the box with promises to get in touch in the near futu...

Chicken Bone Broth (Carol’s method – not for the faint hearted!!)

One phrase that you will hear me constantly prattle on about is “nutrient dense” and I apply this to making bone broth.  I prefer a concentrated chicken bone broth which I make from a free range chicken and you will see there is very little left after I have finished preparing it.  Alternatively, if you are feeling creative, you can add vegetables to the first cooking and have what is essentially a chicken broth. I cooked my chicken using a slow cooker; notice that I place the chicken upside down. Next, add enough water to the base of the slow cooker to about 1cm depth. The meat on the top of the chicken is usually the driest, so by placing the chicken this way, the meat remains moist. Set the s...

Anti-Frizz Hair Mist

Spritz this homemade hair mist onto dry hair to help tame frizz and fly-aways while restoring your hair’s health. The ultimate oil blend  contains essential oils such as rose absolute, which rejuvenate the hair and scalp, but this is not always available or at a price we can afford so this  spray is ideal and it can also be used for adding definition to curly hair. Ingredients: 8 ounces of distilled or boiled water 1 tsp avocado oil 1 tsp vegetable glycerin 2 Tbsp aloe vera gel 5-10 drops R osemary and Orange essential oils You'll Also Need: 8-ounce spray bottle Instructions: Whisk together the avocado oil, glycerin and aloe vera in a bowl until well blended. Add the e...

Cranberry Protein Bars (Sweetened Only With Raw Honey)

Nuts and seeds are a great source of protein. These bars make a great breakfast or snack and are dairy-free, egg-free and paleo. They can easily be made nut-free by substituting extra pumpkin seeds to replace  the pecans.   Recipe (Makes 10 bars) nbsp; Ingredients 3/4 cup unsweeten...

Improve the Quality of your Sleep

This remedy does not actually help you get off to sleep, but once you have nodded off, it has been known to ensure that you have a better quality restful sleep. A Simple, tried and tested Sleep Solution This simple, 2 ingredient solution is your key to getting a great night’s sleep. It will help your body relax and regroup from the day and prepare itself for the next morning. All you need is: 5 teaspoons of organic raw honey 1 teaspoon of pink Himalayan sea salt Mix these two ingredients together and store it in a glass jar. You can make as much or as little as you want, but a 5:1 ratio works the best. Just put a little bit of this mixture under your tongue ev...

Natural foods which will support your PANCREATIC HEALTH

The Pancreas plays many important roles in keeping you healthy:  It produces several enzymes which are essential for you to digest protein and fats in the food you’ve eaten; The enzymes it produces are essential for your body to reduce inflammation that is caused by toxins and infections; It manufactures some hormones, such as insulin, which maintains your blood sugar at a healthy level. A healthy pancreatic system is important for your o...

Beetroot and Carrot Drink

Immune system booster and energiser Tiredness is something that affects everyone at some point so if you want an easy boost to get you back on track; try making this and drinking a glass of it every day for 10 days.  You will be sure to feel the difference.  It’s very easy to make and a great energiser.   Ingredients: 1 kg of beetroot 1 lemon ½ kg carrots 3 oranges 3 apples 1 tblspn of honey nbsp; Directions: 1           Clean all the ingredients and put them in a blender. 2           Blend until the mixture is completely smooth; if it is a little thick then you can add plain or coco...

Does Leaky Gut exist?

What is leaky gut syndrome? It is not always easy to find research that is relevant to the UK when it comes to natural healing so when I read this article I felt it was a must for my website Taken from http://home.bt.com/lifestyle/wellbeing/what-is-leaky-gut-syndrome-11364035957143 As a new book is published on how a leaky gut could be causing your health problems, we ask the experts what it is – and does it really exist? We all know by now that we are what we eat, but what goes on in...

Healing your Gut -Self Help

In this tab you will find lots current information and research about how you can heal your own gut and regain optimum health nbsp;

Could you be sabotaging your own body’s natural wellness and balance?

How Your Body Heals Itself - Knowledge is power! The more you know about how your body works, the better able you are to make the choices necessary to enhance both the quantity and quality of your life! Our bodies will naturally function at its optimum level when it is provided with the requirements of health. These requirements can be conveniently classified into four general categories: Diet – a diet of whole natural foods (s...

Drink Lemon Water in the Morning

There is a simple way to improve your health and life in general; you only need to drink lemon water every morning and this will benefit your health in so many ways. The hard part is setting up and maintaining the routine long enough to make it part of your lifestyle! Read mo...

Natural Remedies for Hay Fever

Homemade remedies including treatment with herbs, homeopathy and common household ingredients provide natural antihistamines, relieve symptoms and prevent their return. So did you work out why the Vitamin C works? It’s because Vitamin C is a an effective natural anti-histamine and anti-inflammatory; it also supports healthy immune function and protects from secondary respiratory conditions. Read on for more natural and homemade remedies….. K...

The Role of the Thyroid

What is the Thyroid it and where is it? It is a gland which is shaped like a butterfly and located at the base of the neck just below where the Adam’s Apple is. You will see from the picture that each wing lies either side of the windpipe. What does the Thyroid do? The purpose of your thyroid gland is to make, store, and release thyroid hormones into your blood. These hormones, which are also referred to as T3 (liothyronine) and T4 (levothyroxine), affect almost every cell in your body, and help control your body’s functions. If you have too little thyroid hormone in your blood, your body slows down. This condition is called hypothyroidism. If you have too much thyroid hormone in yo...

Biofeedback - Common terms used during your session

COMMON INDIGO TERMINOLOGY EXPLAINED.... During your sessions you will hear some terms frequently used to describe how well your body is reacting to the energy signatures.  This sheet is to help you remember what the most frequently used ones mean. CALIBRATION: When you are hooked up to the machine the system will run a base line measurement t...

What Makes INDIGO Biofeedback so effective?

If you want to know more about how the INDIGO Biofeedback system works and are interested in the technical side of things then this is the page for you.   Otherwise, please stay clear and why not use the form below and have a chat with Carol... she can explain it in a  non technical way and you will understand how you can take control of your health and wellbeing. [yikes-mailchimp form="2"] nbsp; The Tec...

List of Currently recognised Autoimmune Diseases

Known Autoimmune diseases currently listed There are currently more that 200 Autoimmune diseases that are listed. Its often difficult to diagnose because the symptoms vary and also crossover with each disease.  If you think you have more than one disease (and this is very possible) it can be a useful starting point to know what some of the diseases are and their usual ...

What is Biofeedback and How can it Help me?

Biofeedback is a system which uses electronic sensors  to give you immediate feedback about what is going on in your body.  This technology dates back to the 1970s, and is still being researched today as the benefits become more and more widely well known and the machines become more sophisticated. Our bodies...

Getting to the root cause of why you “just don’t feel well...”

Is this a typical scenario for you?    You’ve had another series of tests and been to the doctors again to get the results... Great News!! They are all normal.  So why are you not thrilled?... because you just don’t feel well and the signs are like... well my hair is thinning or I’m losing more than I usually do ... or my muscles ache and I don’t know why; I’ve put 10lbs on and haven’t changed my diet or my skin feels dry so does my throat and I have a persistent cough.... and your GP says well there is nothing wrong with you I’ve heard this so many times and it’s really frustrating... but lets look at it from their point of view. Simplisticall...