All Herbs should be treated with respect and used with care. The advice stated in these web pages is not intended as a medical reference.
These web pages are not a substitute for professional advice from your doctor or herbal practitioner.
Advice should always be sought from a professional medical practitioner in the cases of long term, or serious illness.
If you are taking prescription drugs, NEVER take herbal medicines at the same time as some can react adversely. Similarly if you are taking herbal medicines always inform your doctor, should you be prescribed any drugs.
Pregnant women should take particular care with herbal remedies as many herbs can be harmful. Pregnant women should only use herbs in culinary quantities throughout pregnancy, including many essential oils.
Extra care should also be taken when using herbs with children and the elderly, who can be more susceptible to the powerful properties of herbs. If in doubt always consult a medical practitioner.
Essential Oils should always be used diluted before use, with the exception of Lavender and Tea Tree. Essential Oils should never be taken internally.
Every effort has been made to ensure that information provided is accurate and up to date, the author cannot be held responsible or liable for any loss or claim arising out of the information provided in these web pages