Entries by nicolette perry

Sage, Rosemary & Melissa to boost memory

 Phytomedicine Available online 18 August 2017 In Press, Accepted Manuscript A randomised double-blind placebo-controlled pilot trial of a combined extract of sage, rosemary and melissa, traditional herbal medicines, on the enhancement of memory in normal healthy subjects, including influence of age N.S.L.Perrya R.Menziesb F.Hodgsonb P.Wedgewoodb M.-J.R.Howesc.H.J.Brookerd K.A.Wesnesd. E.K. Perrya Show more https://doi.org/10.1016/j.phymed.2017.08.015 Get rights and content Abstract Objective To evaluate for […]

Autumn Equinox Event

At the time of the Autumn Equinox, day and night are once again equal and balanced. But unlike the Spring Equinox when we moved into the light of summer, now we cross a threshold to ‘the darkness of winter and the magical powers of the stars and the inner realms’. At this turning of the […]

Midsummer solstice

Celebrate the Summer Solstice Dilston Physic Garden Saturday 24th June 5.00pm – 8.00pm The Summer Solstice marks the time when the sun is at the height of its power – and nature’s response is a splendid display of colour and fragrance. This time is known in contemporary druidry as ‘Alban Hefin’ which means ‘Light of […]

November & December at Dilston Physic Garden

Four more workshops this year.  And we need your help – please fill in a survey! Though officially closed for the season, we are still open for group visits by appointment.  The physic garden re-opens to the public on Wednesday April 13th 2016.   SURVEY Win a free trip to Dilston Physic Garden! Newcastle University […]

STRESS-LESS HERBAL CHILL PILLS

As part of a Herb Spirit series, this book focuses on plants that promote calm and dispel states of anxiety. The story is about a group from the local Angst society who visit the garden to discover herbs to help them. Some think it’s Physic, others Psychic. They are informed, according to belief, in parallel […]