When we are experiencing sleeping difficulties, we can find that the “joys of spring” are anything but! For some of us the increasingly shorter nights and early morning birdsong may signal yet another night’s frustrated attempt at a restful sleep. Fortunately, nature has gifted us with an abundance of plants to help us to nod off naturally. Here are a five of our favourites here at Neal’s Yard Remedies Edinburgh.
Time and time again I hear of women with painful periods being told that they just have to deal with it. Every month they dread being doubled over in pain, clutching a hot water bottle and a pack of ibuprofen. Apart from abdominal cramps, period pain is also commonly associated with loose bowel movements, lower back pain, dragging sensations, aching legs, low mood, and nausea.