This is a microscopic ecosystem that lives in our digestive tract, and includes bacteria and yeasts. We have evolved with these microbes over thousands of years. There is a huge amount of evidence now to support the fact that a healthy gut biome actually influences our digestive function, immune system, cardiovascular health, and mental health (gut-brain axis)
Nettles traditionally have been used as food and medicine for centuries. They contain histamine and therefore spring is the best time to start eating them in quantity, helping people who are sensitive prepare for the pollen season. They are anti-inﬂammatory, antioxidant, diuretic and hypotensive, also FREE!
I feel a little spark of hope and excitement this week, and I think a
bit of sunshine, and uplifting conversations with friends and
colleagues has helped.
A few of you have been in contact with me for some support, and both Kaye and Julie reiterated today, that they are available should you wish to contact them.