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Good health has never been so tasty

Kombucha

Kombucha has taken the health industry by storm, quickly becoming the preferred drink of yoga enthusiasts and businessmen alike. The lightly fizzy drink is now the perfect substitute for sugary beverages. While Kombucha has become more popular, there are still a few surprising facts lurking behind those colourful labels. 1. Kombucha can help you lose […]

All About the Russian Banya

Andrei Fomin

It’s a Russian Banya week at Pushkin House and I had an amazing opportunity to speak to “Young Pushkin” Madeleine Cuckson about my mission to bring Banya to the world. In this podcast we talk about the history of Russian banya in London – how it was brought by Jewish immigrants from Russia in 19th […]

Super tea will boost your power and happiness

Sea Buckthorn tea

Sea buckthorn berries have been used in traditional medicine for centuries and they are well known as a super-powerful food containing a high number of vitamins, protein, antioxidants, minerals and fibre. Sea buckthorn is one of the most nutritious and vitamin-enriched foods in the world. This tiny yellow-orange berry is approximately one-third of the size […]

Tea of many names

Fireweed tea

The tea of many names Fireweed – what’s behind the name? Many of us have wondered about the reason behind the name of a particular tea, but very few of us have ever discovered the answer. Fireweed is not the only name this herb is known by. The scientific name for fireweed tea or Ivan […]

How to Disinfect your body

Siberian Body Wash

During this challenging period when hand sanitisers and anti-bacterial soaps are all sold out, we can offer you Siberian Body Wash treatment that can actually disinfect your body. Siberian Body Wash – the treatment where fragrant bundles of birch twigs are used for a deep, exfoliating treatment. The silky bubble wash removes the dead skin […]