Dee's Blog


Kids' Winter Bugs and How to Fight Them

Herbs For Kids Bugs

If your little angels are feeling less than heavenly now the winter viruses have arrived then medical herbalist, Joseph Nolan, has some tried and tested herbal advice to get them on the go again...



Amazing Adaptogens

 Rhodiola Root

In times of stress or fatigue, it's vital to support your adrenal function. Newly returned to work after maternity leave, medical herbalist, Clare McQuade shares some of her most trusted herbs to support the adrenal system – aka ‘adaptogens’.



Witches Herbs For Halloween

Pumpkins Enhanced

It’s getting cold, the leaves are falling, plants are dying back and skeletons dance in shop windows.  It’s time to talk about witches’ herbs.


Dee Atkinson MNIMH

Dee is one of the UK's top herbalists and owns and runs D. Atkinson Herbalist in Edinburgh - a herbal dispensary and shop which provide a wide range of herbal medicines, vitamins, supplements, herbal skincare as well as a herbal dispensary. Next door is Napiers Clinic.

Dee qualified as a Medical Herbalist in 1988 and took over Napiers the Herbalists in 1990, building it up into one of the UKs most respected and trusted Complementary Medicine Clinics.

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