Ethical products

Online purchasing available for some items (below). This is local collection from me in Dartington (unless postage option given under Paypal button) or I can usually deliver around Totnes/South Brent/Ivybridge/Buckfastleigh and parts of South Hams. Please check if you are remote/ not in those towns. Other items can be posted by arrangement with a postage fee.

You can also purchase by just sending an email or phone 07765 631877 to pay by cash or bank transfer.

Tree Calendar 2022

Tree Calendar 2022 front cover
Tree Calendar 2022 - back cover

The much loved Tree Calendar is here for 2022! It features a tree each month, with wild food/other uses on each page. The size is A4 folding out to A3 & the lower page has space to write appointments etc…plus all BHs, New/Full Moons, & Celtic Festivals shown. They are unpackaged (no plastic) & printed on recycled card. All photography taken in Devon by me. I can send them to you (or a friend as a gift).

£1.53 (2nd class) for 1 calendar
£1.99 for 2
£2.70 for 3
5% discount for 4 or more, 10% discount for 10 or more (contact me)

Zero Waste Herbal Teas!

Just put powder in a cup & pour hot water on! No teabag, just minor amount of ‘dregs’ to leave in cup (varies with herb texture). Also save so much money on packaged teabags.

Lemon and ginger Warming and refreshing.
Turmeric, lemon and ginger added richness, taste, colour with wonderful golden turmeric.
Tulsi, liquorice and rose earthy, flowery & sweet!
Tulsi Chai warming, earthy & tasty! Ingredients: tulsi, cinnamon, cardamom, ginger, fennel, turmeric
Golden Infusion warming, tasty flavoursome. Ingredients: turmeric, cinnamon, cardamom, ginger, liquorice
Rooibosch A popular tea from South Africa, often used as an alternative to black tea

100g £6.50 except Rooibosch £5.50. Organic ingredients. Supplied in a re-used glass jar.

How many cups in 100g? 70-80! Lemon ginger, roughly double that depending on strength. To create your own from a range of spices/herbs or leave out an ingredient, just drop me an email.

Herbal tea

Fruit shrubs & other plants

Jostaberry – cross between blackcurrant & gooseberry. Grow large quickly. £5

Blackcurrant £5

WhitecurrantsBlanka variety £7. 4 year old shrubs.

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. The pair available later in Spring.

Rosa rugosa (Ramanas/Apple Rose) – produce beautiful roses similar to wild ones, plus fat juicy rosehips! £1.50 per plant – supplied bare root.

Oregano, lemon balm, feverfew, perennial wall rocket, dittander (A rare plant with hot spicy leaves. Plants spread readily via roots) £3/2 depending on size.

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.

remove tongue coating bad breath

Capsules and Loose Herbs

I can supply herbs, e.g. 100 capsules for £9, subject to a consultation. This may be possible via a 15-20 minute discussion (£10) or it may need a full consultation (£40). Some well-known herbs I can supply include turmeric, 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.

Pukka Supplements

Fantastic range of blended supplements based in ayurveda. Prices less than RRP & aim to match/beat online prices that often have P&P added.

You can browse the Pukka supplements and order anything via me. But in stock are:

  • Aloe juice: aids digestion, cooling (e.g. for IBS, acidity, ulcer, inflammation of skin/gut), supports immunity, detoxifies £16 1 litre
  • Castor oil: castor oil packs can help with many conditions like cramps, strained muscles/joints. £enquire different volumes available
  • Clean greens powder: cleansing, good for hair/skin. Powder £20

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.

100ml £11

elderberry anti-viral colds flu

Ayurveda Pura

A fantastic company based in London headed by Indian doctor and ayurvedic practitioner Dr Deepa Apte. I can order anything in their shop (usually for less than price shown).

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 £8, 100ml £4

Nourishing Hair Oil

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 £8.75, 100ml £5

Mahanarayan Oil

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.

500g £13

30g £1.20

herbal supplement energy vitality

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.

50ml £17

natural beauty skin blemish

Also from Ayurveda Pura:

Ayurvedic Hair Mask – helps to repair, moisturise and replenish. Anti-inflammatory & medicinal herbs are traditionally used to help prevent hair droppage/loss and strengthen hair follicles. Suitable all hair types. Free from artificial perfume, parabens and petrochemicals. No animals ingredients. £12 for 200ml.

Essential oils! Perfect for putting in the bath, adding to oils for massage or a diffuser:

Lavender: relaxing, soothing £5

Mandarin: fruit fragrance, calming, soothing £4

Ylang ylang: sensual, floral, soothing £8

Wild-crafted Items

Dried kombu

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

White sage/Mugwort Smudge sticks

Sage & mugwort smudge sticks

Home made smudge sticks with white sage grown by me (in the wild white sage is over-harvested) & wild harvested mugwort . Dried aromatic herbs tied together with New Zealand flax – all natural. Smudge sticks are used for burning (light then blow out the flames) to help clear negative energy – a tradition from indigenous cultures. Just £6 each!