Natural Health

Chooks provide much more than fresh eggs and fertiliser.

Feathered friends

September 2021

Chooks provide many things from fresh eggs to fertiliser for your garden, and they can even become feathered friends to the family, writes Jessamy Miller.

German beech trees

Forest bathing

July 2021

Trees provide so much, writes Reese Halter, and being amongst them is a privilege, especially when you have the time to just wander and relax in a forest.

Finger limes are also called caviar lime.

Bush foods - good for you and the environment

December 2019

Bush foods are a good option to plant in your garden, says Justin Russell, especially as they are adapted to our hot climate and are often incredibly rich in nutrients.

Natural skin soothers

September 2019

Herb expert Penny Woodward has some suggestions for ways to naturally soothe skin.

English lavender 'Edgerton Blue'

Smell the lavender

October 2018

Find the right lavender, says Penny Woodward, to use for its calming and relaxing effects.

Peter Cundall

Patches of peace

October 2015

Gardening is proving a therapeutic tonic, both physically and mentally, for returned war veterans around Australia, writes SIMON WEBSTER.

RMIT's Professor Marc Cohen

The ten toxic truths

March 2015

PROFESSOR MARC COHEN investigates the effects of chemicals used in food production on the health of our soils, environment and bodies.

Herbs

The Herbalist's Bible

February 2015

What did people do for medicine in the 17th century? JUSTIN RUSSELL reviews a modern take on a Middle Ages herbal classic.

cleansing green smoothie

Top 5 healthy eating tips

January 2015

Kick start your new year's resolution with nutritionist MEGAN YONSON's top five tips for a healthy eating lifestyle.

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