Online purchasing available for some items below. This is mostly for local collection or delivery only (unless a postage option is given under the Paypal button).
You can also purchase by just sending an email or phone 07765 631877 to pay by cash or bank transfer.
Then arrange collection (Dartington) or delivery. I can usually deliver in local areas around Totnes/South Brent/Ivybridge and parts of South Hams. Enquire to check. Other items can be posted by arrangement.
Tree Calendar 2021
With wild food/other uses– Featuring a tree each month and tracking the seasons, you can learn about each tree and its wild food or wood uses. All photos taken in Devon, location given. Printed on recycled card, space for writing appointments, dates of full/new moon/Celtic festivals, Solstices, Bank Holidays etc. Make great gifts! £10, plus postage if you’re not local (see options on Paypal button for UK. For overseas send me an email).
Fruit shrubs & other plants
Jostaberry – cross between blackcurrant & gooseberry. Large wine-coloured fruits. Grow quickly, robust plants. £5 (1 year old bushes)
Whitecurrants – Blanka variety £7. 4 year old shrubs.
Red/Whitecurrants – Potluck which you get! £5. 4 year old shrubs.
Perennial kale plants and Cornish cabbage. Both provide leaves for harvest all year round, growing to a small bush! £4.
Groundcover raspberry Rubus tricolor including the cultivar ’Betty Ashburner’ which will cross-pollinate your tricolor to produce berries. Note these are vigorous plants, spreading rapidly by rooting tips (like a bramble). Only suitable for large spaces where you want groundcover with edible berries. A pair to cross-pollinate £9.
Ayurvedic items for sale
Tongue scrapers – copper. Perfect for cleaning the tongue first thing in the morning! Removes toxins, helps bad breath, stimulates digestion. £3.50.
Capsules and Loose Herbs
I can supply herbs, e.g. 100 capsules for £9, subject to a consultation. This may be possible via a 15 minutes free discussion or it may need a full consultation. Some well-known herbs I can supply include turmeric as an anti-flammatory, for joints, digestion and many other ailments. Plus triphala, brahmi, ashwangandha and much more. I can also supply an immunity formula, support an ayurvedic cleanse and address many ailments. Advice may include diet, lifestyle and yoga.
The fantastic range of blended supplements based in ayurveda to address many ailments. Prices less than RRP & aim to match/beat online prices that often have P&P cost.
You can browse the Pukka supplements and order anything via me. But in stock are:
- Aloe Vera capsules: cooling, soothing and moistening for the digestion £16
- Aloe juice: aids digestion, cooling (e.g. for IBS, inflammation of skin/gut), supports immunity, detoxifies £16
- Castor oil: castor oil packs can help with many conditions like cramps, strained muscles/joints. £9
- Clean greens (capsules or powder): cleansing, good for hair/skin. Capsules £16.50. Powder £27
- Glow capsules: a blend of herbs to bring radiance and beautiful skin. £16
Mushroom gold capsules for long term immune building support: reduced immune function allergies, autoimmune conditions, frequent colds/infections. Also useful after immuno-suppressant treatments such as chemotherapy and radiotherapy.
This product is specifically formulated for long term immune building support by stimulating immune function when needed (e.g. viruses) and regulating over-activity (e.g. allergies and auto-immune conditions).
60 capsules £18 2-4 capsules/day
Night Time capsules for insomnia, difficulty getting to/staying asleep, restless leg syndrome. Also for disturbed sleep patterns in night workers and jetlag.
Contains ashwagandha root, valerian root, Gotu kola, hawthorn berry, nutmeg, fennel seed.
60 capsules £12. 2-4 capsules evenings
Turmeric brainwave capsules for mental lethargy, cognitive decline, poor memory, difficulty concentrating, dementia, Alzheimer’s prevention, anxiety, depression.
Contains also brahmi, reishi, rosemary, cardamom, holy basil, green tea, seagreens, arctic fresh seaweed.
30 capsules £13. 1-2 capsules/day
Elderberry Syrup for seasonal coughs/ colds, dry/ productive coughs, excess mucus/ catarrh, sore throats/ flu.
Contains also manuka honey, thyme, aniseed, licorice, horseradish, ginger, black pepper, peppermint, alcohol.
A fantastic company based in London headed by Indian doctor and ayurvedic practitioner Dr Deepa Apte. Again I can order anything in their shop (usually for less than price shown).
But in stock are:
Nourishing Hair Oil with Brahmi and Amla suitable for all hair types and colours. Made from the finest quality hand-selected Brahmi herb, Amla fruit and cold pressed sesame oil. This recipe has been revered for centuries in Ayurveda for shining, full-bodied and tangle free hair. According to ayurveda, regular head massage with sesame oil, can help nourish the scalp, relieve headaches, prevent hair loss/ premature greying, strengthen hair roots, calm the mind and enhance the quality of sleep.
External use only. 200ml £14
Mahanarayan Oil – traditionally used in ayurveda to support healthy joints and muscles, also anti-inflammatory and a pain killer. A blend of 35 herbs in sesame oil. Perfect also for ‘Vata’ type people who may experience more stress and anxiety. Apply to the body straight from the bottle or warmed gently.
External use only. 200ml £10 (I can also supply 100ml for £5.50 in an unbranded bottle if you want to try it first)
Chyawanprash an authentic vegan Ayurvedic herbal jam. Think though not just jam but tonic, cleanser (if used as a drink) and health product. Chyawanprash has been cherished in ancient Ayurvedic texts for over 5000 years, often referred to as the ‘elixir of life’. It is traditionally used for debility, old age, convalescence, cough, immunity, lungs, complexion and a strengthener for the blood, heart, lungs and kidneys, generally promoting vitality and health.
It contains over 30 natural ingredients from the Himalayas and elsewhere in India – fruits, herbs, spices. Chyawanprash is high in Vitamin C and anti-oxidants.
Ayurvedic Golden Milk the amazing Golden Milk. Luxurious delicious spices in a drink, with many health benefits:
Turmeric – anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial, good for digestion, circulation, skin disorders, arthritis, wounds, bruises and blood. Helps stretch ligaments and therefore good for those who practice yoga!
Cinnamon – very helpful for circulation, colds/flus, sinus congestion, bronchitis and muscle tension.
Ginger – a warming spice, helpful for colds/flus, indigestion, nausea, abdominal pain – helps relieve cramps/gas, arthritis and heart disease.
Cardamom – one of the best and safest digestive stimulants, helps to detoxify caffeine in coffee and helps stop belching and vomiting. Plus good for colds, cough, bronchitis, asthma, hoarse voice, loss of taste and poor absorption.
Pure Neem Cream. Perfect for the face or other areas where needed. Specially formulated to cleanse and moisturise skin and reduce blemishes. High strength with 5% neem oil, which is anti-fungal, anti-septic, anti-bacterial and blood purifying.
Suitable all skin types. Handmade in the UK, free of SLS, artificial perfume, parabens, petrochemicals, animal products/testing. Contains aloe and essential oils of lavender, lemongrass and geranium.
This company was formed to support the livelihood of 1000s of impoverished farmers in India, helping them to become self-sufficient and pass this onto future generations. The highly sustainable cultivation of tens of thousands of hectares of organic farmland has regenerated the environment and local community, otherwise at risk of poverty.
I supply their Tulsi tea which is delicious and has many health giving properties. Again I can order other items on their website. Generally I promote loose tea, as teabags use a lot of packaging.
Tulsi or ‘Holy Basil’ is traditionally known to support immunity, uplift mood, build stamina, reduce stress and improve digestion and metabolism. It is abundant in anti-oxidants.
Tulsi Original loose leaf tea is a blend of 3 varieties of Tulsi – Krishna, Vana and Rama.100g £5.50
Tulsi Ginger loose leaf tea has the trio of Tulsi, plus ginger.100g £5.50
Kombu (kelp) – Laminaria digitata edible seaweed harvested on the South Devon coast. Dried.
Can be used in soups, stews, casseroles and as a substitute for lasagne! Ideally re-hydrate before cooking and then cook for a minimum of 30 minutes. Can be soaked overnight with pulses and cooked with them.
Kelp has many vitamins, minerals and other constituents including iodine, calcium, potassium, iron, sodium, chromium, protein, mannitol, phosphorus, alginate, fucoidan, laminarin, mannitol sugar, carotene, phosphorus, germanium, phytohormones, vitamins A, C, D, E, K and complex B vitamins. It is often regarded as a superfood.
£4 for 50g