Every year between May and June, the skilled harvesters wake up at dawn to carefully pick the roses while the petals are still covered in the morning dew. Each rose has 30 petals, and it takes 4000kg of rose petals to produce 1kg of 100% pure distilled rose essential oil. Read More
After a long and cold winter, most of us can’t wait to get outside and enjoy the warmth of the sun and the fresh clean air of spring. However, others run for the anti-histamine tablets and tissues.Essential oils can help control the symptoms of allergic reactions and support the body to reduce an over active immune response. Read More
Essential oils are beneficial for everyone, however they can sometimes be dismissed by the men in our lives when it comes to a wellness alternative. There is a wide range of emotional, physical and therapeutic benefits from essential oils that they can take advantage of- with a little bit of our help along the way.
Anxiety can produce a wide range of symptoms; a racing heart, aches and pains, headaches, digestive changes, difficulty concentrating, racing thoughts and low moods. Aromatherapy is a natural approach that can be helpful in the treatment of anxiety. Read More
We have multiple organs and systems for eliminating toxins from our body. Aromatherapy can be used to help nurture these systems and improve our natural detoxifying processes. We can gently improve our health every day by encouraging detoxification. Read More
If you’re one of the many people who have experienced warts, you’ll understand the annoyance of having one appear. While usually benign, common warts are contagious and can be contracted through direct skin-to-skin contact, so it’s important to treat them as they appear. It is possible to have them removed by a dermatologist, however this can be a costly process and is often unnecessary. If your warts are not painful, you could try some at-home remedies to treat them naturally. Read More
Skin is the largest organ of the body. It acts as a protective layer and is continually shilding us form our external environment. Everything we put on our skin gets absorbed through the body, including chemicals found in skincare. Using natural and products on your skin can make a significant difference in your long term health. Essential oil have beautiful antimicrobial, hydrating and balancing qualities that make them a great choice in making your own skincare. Here is a simple recipe you can make at home that will leave your skin feeling hydrated, plump and light. Read More
We are now well aware of the impact of single use plastics, product packaging and fast consumption on both our health and the environment. Besides takeaway coffee cups, plastic water bottles and plastic straws, there is a multitude of household products used daily that are packaged in plastic.
To help you get started, we selected some of our favourites DIY recipes you can easily make at home using essential oils.
In the last few years, there has been an increasing awareness about the important role our digestive system plays in maintaining overall health. Hippocrates said: "All disease begins in the gut."There are a variety of things we can do to help support our digestive health, beginning with what we eat. Focusing on nutrient dense, fiber rich and probiotics foods can significantly improve digestive health. Other lifestyle changes such as reducing stress, improving sleep and staying active can help maintain healthy digestion.
Because of their anti-inflammatory and antispasmodic qualities, essential oils can be a great way to naturally prevent and treat digestive issues such as nausea, constipation and spasming.
There are a range of options available when it comes to using essential oils in your home. One popular method is using a diffuser. An essential oil diffuser is a safe and easy way to disperse essential oils throughout the room, allowing you to reap the benefits of aromatherapy and enhance your wellbeing. To make it easier, we’ve provided you with all the information you need to know about each kind of diffuser, their benefits and how to use them. Read More
Essential oils with uplifting and balancing properties can gently support and lift our spirits. Begin by choosing essential oils with the desired properties and spend some time inhaling the healing scent from the bottle. The oils that resonate with us will be the ones to use, they will smell ‘divine’ and ‘delicious’. Now we can choose how to apply the essential oils in a way that will be simple, fit into our lifestyle and will allow us some restorative down time.
The best thing about making your own body scrub (except being toxic free and all natural) is that you get to choose your favourite consistency and fragrance. You can start by making only a small amount and experimenting. Here is our favourite recipe for a beautiful detoxifying and refreshing all natural body scrub.