This time of year is tough on our immune systems; during Winter many of us are struck down by the dreaded cold and flu. Luckily there are natural remedies to help us fight off colds - we have put together a simple, natural and effective recipe to create your own chest rub. Enjoy!
Ingredients & Tools:
Rub on chest, back, neck and bottoms of feet.
Cautions: Do not apply on broken or sensitive skin, eyes, around mouth or anywhere directly on your face. Always do a patch test first.
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.