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The olive is a small Mediterranean evergreen tree, its characteristic green to blue-black fruit producing olive oil. The olive tree has been held in high esteem throughout history. Moses reportedly decreed that men who cultivated the leaf be exempt from serving in the army. The ‘Olive branch’ represents peace and prosperity. Historically, medicinal use of olive leaf has been for treatment of fevers (particularly in reducing the symptoms of malaria) and the topical treatment of wounds or infection. Studies show the active ingredient vauqueline to exert fever-lowering effects.
This is a delicious, easy to make and healthy bread recipe, courtesy of the team at Bord Bia.
As it is January there are a lot of visitors to Evergreen Eyre Square who are suffering with coughs and chest infections. Unfortunately, a cough or chest infection is part of the winter for many, and some vulnerable people may find it hard to recover.
Garlic has been used since time immemorial as both a culinary spice and medicinal herb, and plays an important part in traditional Chinese medicine.
Councillor Michael O’Brien has reiterated his call for cannabis-based medical treatments to be made available in Ireland.
Bacon is a delicious sandwich option and, importantly, it is quick to prepare.
Laurence Bolger is a husband, new dad, sports enthusiast, and food lover.
In the aftermath of a Bill legalising cannabis for medicinal purposes passing its first stage in Dáil Éireann, a public meeting to discuss medicinal cannabis will take place in Galway this week.