Category Archives: Herbs

Five ways to make a loose herbal tea

Most people when they make a herbal tea from loose dried herbs are surprised by how much more flavour, aroma and beneficial effects they have than a prepackaged herbal teabag. The only downside is that it may take a few … Continue reading

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5 reasons to replace coffee with a herbal tea

Here at Woodland Herbs we have over 100 different herbal teas, however many of us like our morning cup of coffee. Working in a natural health shop we know that there are lots of reasons to cut back on coffee … Continue reading

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What happened to my tinctures?

Since new EU restrictions came into force last year, many have found that their favourite tinctures are no longer on sale over the counter. However, with a little time and some basic items, you can make your own tinctures with the minimum of fuss. Continue reading

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Herbal Legislation Update

After April 2011 Woodland Herbs will only be able to sell tinctures for internal use which have been authorised. The 2004/24/EC Directive came into force in 2004, and the industry was given until 2011 to get authorisation for their products. … Continue reading

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