Category: Health

foraging and herbal medicine go hand in glove. Herbal remedies are easily produced at home because they involve extracting and/or preserving plant material using age-old processes like macerating in vinegar, oil or alcohol, preserved by drying or using a potent source of sugar or salt, or fermenting into a condiment…

Horse Chestnut Soap Some popular brands of laundry detergent have been found to contain more than 25 toxic chemicals, such as formaldehyde and chlorine bleach, not only are these substances bad for the environment there’s is growing evidence that they are harmful to  our health. Thankfully there has been a…

Foraging in Sussex The deep south of the country provides a really interesting and varied foraging location. There is variety and abundance all through the year and often certain things will even thrive in winter due to the slightly milder temperatures experienced in Sussex.  There are some great finds to…

When you’re in the midst of it – London can seem like the last place you’d want to, or even could, go foraging. However, wild food can be found everywhere and I’m always amazed by the diversity of wild ingredients that can be foraged throughout London’s Parks. ‘You can find…

Assistant Forager Required Totally Wild UK are a company predominantly working within the world of foraging and wild food and are looking to supply a foraging job. We are looking for a new working assistant to take part in numerous aspects of the company. From foraging out in the field…

The Best Foraging Books in the UK Over the past eight years I’ve read numerous wild food and foraging books, the majority focusing on the UK and Northern Europe but some also from further afield. There was a number of different aspects I found difficult, one book would lack something…

The list of health benefits from dandelions is vast, this simple garden weed could be used to aid weight loss & help improve skin. Read on to learn more…. Dandelions are undoubtedly one of the most prolific plants found growing throughout northern parts of the world. It is seen by…

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