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Want to know how to…. Put a natural spring into your step? Combat hay fever? Make an old fashioned cold cure? Or turn detective and learn how to identify high quality, safe herbal medicines from the 100s of remedies found on the health store shelves? New online women’s magazine, launches this month for women who want to learn more about herbs for health.

Each month, Editor Jane Garton and her team will bring you news and features that address a broad range of common minor health problems, competitions and online expert advice from our panel of leading natural health gurus and medical practitioners.

The panel includes; GPs Dr Rosemary Leonard and Dr Sarah Brewer (both are exponents of integrated medicine), Michael van Straten (osteopath, naturopath and acupuncturist), and Dee Atkinson (qualified medical herbalist, practitioner and director of the renowned Napiers Pharmacy).

Jane Garton says: “Our on-line magazine aims to provide today’s time poor women with a trusted source of information to help them decide whether a natural approach to relieving a common ailment is the right one for them.

“The launch issue includes articles on a variety of herbs that can help relieve a range of common problems including hay fever, stress and sleep. In particular, we have a fantastic feature that helps you learn how to decipher the language used by herbal medicine manufacturers.

“The market is largely unregulated at the moment but from 2011, unregulated herbal medicines will have to be authorised for sale by the UK’s Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Authority (MHRA) having first been checked by them for safety, quality and reliable and accurate product information. This is good news for the consumer who until now has had no way of identifying the quality and safety of products let alone the accuracy of manufacturer’s information.”

As herbal medicines are awarded MHRA registration, will list their details. This will provide visitors with one easy reference point to view all herbal medicines that have been assessed for safety, provide reliable product information and are manufactured to stringent quality standards.

Registration is FREE and you will receive a monthly newsletter into your ‘Inbox’ highlighting what’s new on the site with links straight through to the relevant features and articles.

So why not take 5 this lunchtime and visit: for current, clear and concise news, features and information about herbal health for common minor ailments

Press enquiries: For further information contact Michelle Redmond, Minx PR 020 8288 0849 / 07734 681796 or email or contact the Editor, Jane Garton on

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