Spring has sprung and it's time to roll up your sleeves and get a little muddy - digging, weeding, planting, composting and enjoying all the satisfaction that comes to growing your own gorgeous plants and fresh veggies. This is the time of year when those...

Life is busy and messy and if you are anything like me the thing that brings you the most pain about yourself is where you are, in contrast to where you would like to be. So while I am working very hard at loving and...

You put so much effort into keeping your family’s home clean, safe and hygienic – but how “clean” are your household cleaning products really? When you think about the harsh chemicals that go into most commercial detergents, we’re sure you’ll agree that the only real “clean way to clean” is with pure natural alternatives! And the best news is, natural cleaning needn’t be expensive or fussy; it can be as simple as opening up your medicine cabinet and choosing your favourite essential oils. These little beauties aren’t just sweet-smelling – they’re also loaded with highly concentrated antibacterial, antifungal and antiseptic powers that would put any commercial cleaner to shame! A few drops of essential oils go a long way, and one oil can do the job of several ordinary cleaners – so not only are they healthy and safe, they're also highly economical. There are so many wonderful, delicious-smelling essential oils available to help you clean your space the natural way; we struggled to choose our five favourites, but here they are:

Ten years ago I did not believe in supplementing with vitamins and minerals, as I believed this should come from our diet. Three things have changed this: my age, the declining quality of perishable food and the increasing availability of organic and wholefood supplements on...

Most mothers with young children at this time of year feel that there is constant warfare to keep their household healthy. Unfortunately a large percentage of children are required to take frequent and prolonged courses of chemical antibiotics, which often only lead to further weaken...

So you’ve survived ‘flu season this far without a sniffle, and you’re feeling like you might not need that vitamin C supplement after all? Before you get too lax with your immune-boosting regime, take a look at this list and you might find that your...

Faithful to Nature's founder shares her road to veganism and her top 10 vegan pantry essentials. I have been an avid vegetarian since I was 16 years old. I volunteered at the Krishna Society while at university to hand out vegetarian food in underprivileged areas. After my studies,...

Don’t let the wintery woes of colds and ‘flu get your family down this year. Faithful to Nature has selected a team of germ-fighting superheroes to protect you from all sorts of bugs. So wrap up warmly and get acquainted with these seven super-powered natural...

What goes in comes out and what is out will come in! Everything is interconnected and so just as it is important to love ourselves so is it important to love the world that we live in. It is it pretty pointless to pay attention...

No one wants to have the wool pulled over their eyes but it’s probably happening everyday you walk into a store. Become a little more discerning to the marketing hype out there however, and you will have back the power to make more informed and...