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Homeopathy – giving health a sporting chance

As the country goes Olympics mad this summer, the Ark’s homeopath Bethan Walton expects to be called on by patients who are looking for a holistic way to sprint back to good health following minor sporting injuries. According to a report in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, in the 2010 Winter Olympics, one in […]

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Our new, toxin-free nail varnish remover

No nasty smells, just great results every time… Our new, toxin-free nail polish remover Eden, which uses plant-based ingredients, is designed to be safe for children, pregnant women and people undergoing treatment for illness. It nourishes nails and cuticles and removes nail polish without the overpowering chemical smell associated with conventional products. It’s even produced […]

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Recipes from our nutritionist Amy

Tunisian-style Onions and Quinoa (serves 4) 450g (1Ib/2cups) quinoa Double the volume of water 4 onions, finely sliced 4 cloves garlic, thinly sliced 6 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon whole coriander seeds 2.5 tablespoons tomato paste 4 tablespoons currants or raisins or a mixture 0.5 teaspoon ground black pepper Bring the water to the boil and add the […]

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Our new Ecover Refill station

We have upgraded our Ecover refill service and it’s now all positioned in the shop itself rather than in a separate storage room. You’ll be able to see what’s available and remember to refill. This will save money and plastic bottles. Just bring in your bottle and we’ll refill for you.

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Make your own Elderflower Cordial

Elderflowers are appearing in hedgerows and, with a little patience to pick, they are food for free. Home-made elderflower cordial is a refreshing summer drink. Pick 20 elderflower heads, shake to dislodge insects and rinse briefly in water. Bring one litre of water to the boil and remove from heat. Add 900g sugar and one […]

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The 2012 Green Ribbon Awards winners

Our supplier of wooden toothbrushes have had a little bit of success with their toothbrushes recently. They are the winners of the 2012 Green Ribbon Awards in New Zealand. Go Bamboo has developed a 100 per cent biodegradable toothbrush made from bamboo and packaged in recycled cardboard. Toothbrushes and their packaging contribute towards the millions […]

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10% off Faith in Nature shampoos and conditioners

At the moment, we offer 10% off on a range of our Faith In Nature shampoos and conditioners. Come and have a look in the shop in Quay Street.

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Time for a gentle Spring detox?

Our medium sweet tasting Kombucha from Lewtress is based on the finest Japanese whole leaf roasted Bancha green tea, and is often recommended for the steady rebuilding of health in those recovering from chronic illness.  From the feedback we have gained from our loyal customers, Bancha Green Tea Kombucha is well tolerated and helps to […]

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Wooden toothbrushes

We now offer 100% biodegradable wooden toothbrushes for children and adults. Not more expensive than the conventional plastic toothbrushes. Think of how many billions and billions of toothbrushes are used every year, now laying in landfills. Now we can actually make sure our toothbrushes biodegrade. And they’re so nice to use and very effective for […]

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