All posts tagged: honey

Loving Superfoods

February is the month of love and Valentine’s Day is on the horizon – here are some tips on the superfoods that will get you in the mood. Raw Chocolate Aside from being downright sexy itself, chocolate fuels the release of endorphins and serotonin due to its high levels of PEA (phenyl ethylamine) which induces excitement, attraction and euphoria. Raw cacao, the pure form of chocolate also contains tryptophan (an essential amino acid), which promotes a sense of wellbeing and relaxation – perfect for getting you in the mood. Almonds The sweet, nutty aroma of almonds is said to arouse passion in females, but if smelling them simply isn’t enough, eating them is also amazing for your health (and sex life). Almonds are packed with skin boosting fats as well as an abundance of vitamin E, magnesium and fibre to help keep you going. Honey Honey has long been associated with sexual desire as it is a great source of boron, a trace mineral that helps the body use and metabolise oestrogen, the female sex …

January Soother – Ginger, Lemon and Honey

It’s January and if you’re anything like me, you will feel slightly drab. That sluggish feeling that clothes are just slightly too tight, a touch too tired and spring is an awful long way off. Something needs to be done about it, right? A little bit of inner cleansing maybe, nothing drastic, just some small changes. This is not the time for salads, but giving our systems a little bit of a break is a good idea, and staying warm and cosy has to be a priority at this time of the year. So, what could be better than enjoying a nice, hot cuppa? I’m not talking about a cup of builders brew, something a little healthier, and something that will help your system to recover from all those chocolates, biscuits, turkey sandwiches and alcohol. Here are a few herbs and ingredients that will help you on the way, and will hopefully give you some of your pre-Christmas bounce back. Ginger has healing and detoxifying properties which help to cleanse the built up toxins in …