HEALTH BLOG - D. Atkinson Herbalist & Napiers Clinic

Stress and its Relationship to Disease

Read on for all you need to know about beating stress with adaptogens.

How to Eat, Drink and Stay Merry This Christmas

Now's a good time to remind ourselves how to get the best out of Christmas and Hogmanay without suffering too many ill effects.


Nutritionist Kate Swaine has several diet and lifestyle strategies for boosting your mood this winter.

All You Need To Know About Blood Pressure

In this guest blog, herbalist Joseph Nolan, takes a look at high blood pressure and how herbs can help keep it under control.

Prostate Problems

Medical Herbalist, Joseph Nolan, tells you everything you ever wanted to know about the Prostate and how to care for it with herbs. Read on...

The Burning Issue of UTIs

Urinary Tract Infections are no laughing matter and, for some, it can be a life long battle to get them under control. In this guest blog, medical herbalist, Daina Marshall, identifies the symptoms, addresses the causes and looks at the herbal support available.

Fighting Fears and Phobias

It's that time of year when many of us jet off to warmer climes, But, for some, getting on a plane can be extremely difficult to cope with. Fear of flying is just one of several common fears and phobias that many people struggle with daily but it's important to recognise when your fear is getting in the way of your life. In this guest blog, clinical hypnotherapist, BWRT and NLP practitioner, Valerie Walker, looks at how you can take back control and get rid of that unnecessary, overbearing fear once and for all.

Tea of the Month - Ramblers Tea

With Summer well and truly here, it's time to lace up your walking boots and get outside. And we've got just the thing for your thermos flask!

Oil and Tea of the Month - Sleep Special

Getting a decent night's sleep is one of the best things we can do for both our body and mind. But, for some people, it's not that simple. Here at D. Atkinson Herbalist, we've spent decades perfecting our sleep products in order to find just the right combination of herbs to induce a good night's rest. If you struggle to drop off or to stay asleep then read on...

Fabulous Flower Waters - Rosewater

This month we're giving you 20% OFF our Rose Water and Three Roses Cream. Rosewater is probably the best known of the Flower Water family and has a whole host of uses that you might not know about...