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Sample Saturday Solstice Treats

Every Saturday in December we have been sharing wonderful treats made with our spice blends and extracts and this week was no exception. The recipes below are so yummy you definitely want to make them for your family & guests this holiday season.

Tilia’s Quatre Spice Twists
A favourite in Europe this spicy blend has course ground […]

By |December 22nd, 2019|Store News|Comments Off on Sample Saturday Solstice Treats

The Great Tilia Bake Off Winning Recipes

The results are in…The Great Tilia Bake Off was a wonderful success. The quality of the recipes enter were exceptional and it was so very tough to short list them. Thank you to everyone who entered, we really appreciate your enthusiasm and great recipes! Our judging panel were definitely challenged to narrow the field – […]

By |December 1st, 2019|Store News|Comments Off on The Great Tilia Bake Off Winning Recipes

The Great Tilia Bake Off Contest

The Great Tilia Bake Off is here and there are lots of fun prices to be won!
Like so many people we love to cook and love to watch the Great British Bake Off show. While we know that all those TV bakers are good we believe our customers are even better, hence The Great Tilia […]

By |October 2nd, 2019|Store News|Comments Off on The Great Tilia Bake Off Contest

Are Herbs Safe?

As medical herbalists we are often asked “are herbs safe”? We would love to say an unequivocal yes to that question, but the answer isn’t that simple. Just because something is “natural” doesn’t always mean it is safe for everyone to take.  While herbs generally have far less potential for side effects than conventional medications, […]

By |August 31st, 2019|Store News|Comments Off on Are Herbs Safe?

Eat Your Spring Greens

Looking for a little something different to cook this spring? Then look no further! Below are some of our favourite recipes using Spring wild plants. So while you weed you can plan your meal!
 
Dandelion Leaf

Loaded in vitamins and mineral, particularly potassium, calcium, vitamin A, and vitamin C, in fact a serving of dandelion greens contains […]

By |June 2nd, 2019|Store News|Comments Off on Eat Your Spring Greens

Easing “Spring Groaning” the Tilia Way

Spring is finally in full bloom and we can get outside and enjoy the fresh air and sunshine once again. Unfortunately after being sidelined indoors all winter we can sometimes get a little overenthusiastic in our activities when we first get out in all that lovely Spring weather. Whether an avid gardener or an outdoor […]

By |May 2nd, 2019|Store News|Comments Off on Easing “Spring Groaning” the Tilia Way

Herbs to Bring Out the Natural Beauty in You – Part 2

In last months blog we discussed a range of herbs that can be used to make your own cosmetic preparations*.
This month we are featuring some of those herbs in the recipes below. A word of caution tough.
So go ahead and have a “spa day” and pamper yourself.  You deserve it!

 

Sweet Violet Cleansing Milk

1/4-cup cream
1/4-cup milk
2 […]

By |April 1st, 2019|Store News|Comments Off on Herbs to Bring Out the Natural Beauty in You – Part 2

Herbs to Bring Out the Natural Beauty in You

Want beautiful, healthy looking skin? Then look no further than your garden. Many of our common plants have wonderful properties to bring out the best in your skin and are safer and cost far less than store bought products. They can be added directly to steams, washes and bathes or soaked in oil to make […]

By |March 1st, 2019|Store News|Comments Off on Herbs to Bring Out the Natural Beauty in You

Celebrate the Holidays with Herbal Mocktails

The holidays are almost upon us and we thought we’d share some of our herbal “mocktails” with you. All these delicious recipes are alcohol free and are perfect for keeping you happy, healthy and safe while you celebrate.
Thanks so much for your support in 2018 and we look forward to seeing you in the New […]

By |December 2nd, 2018|Store News|Comments Off on Celebrate the Holidays with Herbal Mocktails

Herbs for Women’s Health

As our “baby boomer” women move into maturity the symptoms of perimenopause and full menopause unfortunately kick in, making life less than comfortable for many women. Menopause, which occurs when the ovaries stop producing eggs and the female sex hormone estrogen, marks the end of fertility. Although it is a natural process, rather than an […]

By |November 1st, 2018|Store News|Comments Off on Herbs for Women’s Health