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Some recommendations for heart and circulatory health

In order to maintain a healthy heart and blood circulation it is not wrong to occasionally take supportive measures. Sufficient movement in fresh air, moderate exercise, such as walking or swimming, or hot / cold alternating baths, are true restorers and preservers of a healthy heart and blood circulation. 812 more words


[307] Horse Chestnut Leaves

The tree is Aesculus hippocastanum.

It has Guignardia Leaf Blotch caused by the fungus Guignardia aesculi, not the bleeding canker currently affecting half the horse-chestnuts in Britain.


Plant Spirit Medicine

“Plants have always been revered for their healing properties. In many cultures (and historically in our own) healers have very close relationships with their healing plants and describe having a unique communication with them as part of the healing process.” 207 more words

30 Days Wild: Admiring Trees on Day 8

I recently downloaded the Woodland Trust’s new tree IDing app onto my phone so I decided to try it out for my bit of wildness today! 286 more words


Do look up

It’s an odd thing that most of us live our lives at eye level and below.  We may look down to the ground in front of our feet or at the distant horizon but rarely, unless prompted by the sound of a bird or an aeroplane, do we look up.  237 more words

Flowering Plants

Horse Chestnut Tree, Potternewton Park

This tree in my local park is wider than it’s tall. Two weeks ago, the candles were at their best. I’ve painted horse chestnuts in blossom for a few years – it’s not easy and this is my favourite attempt so far. 7 more words


Horse Chestnut Tree

An Old piece of poetry from the Allpoetry.com profile….but new on here…enjoy

Sat there regally, in his park,
with brothers and sisters in an arc, 105 more words