7 steps to a gentle cleanse

Registered Nutritional Therapist Alison has given us her top 7 steps to a gentle cleanse, perfect to do in line with spring! Drink 2 litres of water a day This will help to flush out toxins and help bowel movements. Start the day with hot water and a slice of lemon (or just hot water).

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How to sleep better at night, naturally, with Pukka

A lack of sleep can leave the body and mind feeling exhausted, creating anxiety and stress. But even if you get to bed on time, it’s not always as easy as simply closing your eyes and drifting off. Fear not, our Senior Herbalist answers common questions about sleep, and explores little changes we can all

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Fairtrade Fortnight 2021

22 February to 7 March For two weeks each year at the end of February and start of March, thousands of individuals, companies and groups across the UK come together to share the stories of the people who grow our food and drinks, mine our gold and who grow the cotton in our clothes, people

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Vitamin D, the sunshine supplement

There are many ways to support your immune system over the winter months, good sleep, exercising and a good diet are key fundamentals.  As nutritional therapists we advocate eating a varied diet full of vegetables and fruits; ‘eating the rainbow’ as we call it to get as many vitamins, minerals and antioxidants in the diet

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The benefits of medicinal mushrooms

Mushrooms may not seem the obvious choice for keeping your immunity strong, skin glowing and blood sugar balanced, but numerous clinical studies have proved medicinal mushrooms can benefit multiple systems in our bodies. Dr. Vivien Rolfe PhD, Pukka’s Head of Herbal Research, explains why they are a great go-to natural remedy to keep you in

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#Showthelove this Valentine’s Day

Do you know someone who deserves some love this Valentine’s Day? How about nominating them for a chance to receive a gift? You can nominate anyone you like, and as many people as you want. Perhaps a friend you have missed seeing during lockdown, or a neighbour who has looked out for you. Has someone

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What is Manuka Honey?

Manuka Honey has been used since ancient times for all manner of ailments and is said to have great health and antibacterial benefits. Many believe it to be effective for treating everything from a sore throat through to clearing blemishes on the skin. A specialised honey, it is antibacterial and bacterial resistant. This means that

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Why cleanse?

Christmas is gone and you might have overindulged in food and drinks, but realise that it’s not sustainable to carry on eating all day like we do at Christmas. Why? Because the digestive system needs a break, so do the body and our mitochondria – our energy factories. Eating that vast amount and without much

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Our Team Choices for Winter Health

This is the time of year when most us of us would want to be supporting our immune system anyway, but obviously in the current climate it’s even more key and even more on people’s minds. So this month we thought you’d be interested to know what we’re all taking, here in the shop! Just

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