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25th augusti 2016

Say hello to gorgeous skin with super spice

You probably know turmeric for being one of the spices used in Indian and Asian cooking. It adds depth of flavour – and the vibrant yellow-orange colour – to dishes such as curries. But turmeric does much more than make our food taste amazing. It’s actually been used in Indian Ayurvedic medicine for around 4,000 years for its health benefits. So what can this super spice do for you and how can you harness its power?

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25th augusti 2016

Pollution-proof your skin – from the inside out

Our skin is an expression of our health and our environment. When we’re tired or unwell, it can look grey or dull. And when we’re exposed to lots of toxins and free radicals – and don’t have enough antioxidants to ‘mop them up’ – one of the results can be faster skin ageing. So what are the sources of these skin-damaging toxins and free radicals? And how can we negate them with free radical scavengers, antioxidants?

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25th augusti 2016

Why you should buy organic skincare and how to avoid the bogus brands

Why should we try to buy organic when it comes to skincare and how can we avoid those bogus brands who imply their products have organic ingredients but don’t? Lauren Bartley, Business Development Manager Health and Beauty from the Soil Association, explores.

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25th augusti 2016

The secrets of glowing skin

What you put into your body directly impacts not only you feel and your health and wellbeing, it also impacts on how you look – not least your skin which is the biggest organic of the body. Find out which foods and drinks are good for your skin.

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23rd augusti 2016

From summer to autumn: how to be prepared for the change in seasons

The change in atmosphere and temperature moving from the bright summer months into the changeable months of autumn doesn’t just affect climate; it also affects our body and mind. Katie Pande, Pukka’s Herbal Advisor, gives her tips on how to prepare your body and mind for the seasonal change

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30th juni 2016

How we make tea at Pukka

Sebastian Pole, Pukka’s Master Herbsmith explains the magic behind how we create our incredible organic teas and supplement. This is the story of Pukka, from crop to cup.

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28th juni 2016

The journey from traditional to modern medicine with turmeric

Materia medica is the Latin medical term for the body of collected knowledge about the therapeutic properties of any substance used for healing derived by the Ancient Greek physician Dioscorides in the 1st century AD. The term materia medica was used from the period of the Roman Empire until the 20th century, but has now been generally replaced in medical education contexts by the term "Evidence-based Medicine". Evidence-based medicine is being used to validate the use of modern drugs as well as time-honoured herbal remedies, including turmeric.

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