Award-winning journalist Siski Green has been writing health news and features for Saga magazine for more than ten years, as well as for other consumer magazines such as Cosmopolitan, Glamour, Men's Health and GQ. She lives in Chile where she leads a healthy life, exercising regularly, and eating lots of fresh fruit and vegetables. The only piece of health advice she ignores is to drink green tea. It's Earl Grey or nothing!
Find out how taking echinacea tablets, drops or tea might help beat a cold.
As the name suggests this pretty daisy-like plant is known for its fever-reducing properties. It grows in central and southern Europe and is also known as featherfoil, midsummer daisy or wild chamomile.
Dong Quai is an aromatic Chinese herbal remedy
Chaste berry is used to treat menstrual disorders and menopausal symptoms.
A traditional herbal treatment for muscular pain.
The North American variety is used for juices, extracts, capsules and fresh and dried berries
Evening primrose oil is often used as a treatment for menopause symptoms.
Bilberries have traditionally been eaten to help improve eyesight.
Black cohosh is used in the treatment of menopausal symptoms.