Your hair is said to be your crowning glory. Most mainstream hair products contain chemicals and additives such as phtalates, parabens, sulfates and many others that are known to be harmful to health. Choosing natural alternatives can help reduce the amount of toxins you are exposed to on a regular basis. Read More
If you are looking at moving away from conventional haircare products or exploring more natural options, you might want to consider essential oils. For many years, people have been using essential oils for hair care for their moisturising, stimulating or soothing properties. Whatever the case may be, essential oils for your hair can be a versatile approach to any hair concern.
Headaches are commonly caused by stress or muscular problems such as trigger points or knots in the neck and jaw muscles. Stress can also cause muscular tension in the upper body. Gentle stretching and laying down can help ease tension in the neck and shoulder muscles and help reduce stress levels. Essential oils that calm and help release muscle tension are useful for treating headaches. Read More
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
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.
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.
As the long sunny days and joyful seasons pass some us may find that we begin to feel melancholy, unmotivated and have difficulties sleeping in our usual pattern. However, aromatherapy can play a nurturing and supportive role to help carry us through the autumn blues. Read More
Colds, flu, sniffles and coughs are a familiar health concern during winter. Let’s explore how aromatherapy can save the day by choosing essential oils with your desired properties and how to apply them effectively. Read More
Let’s look at some common symptoms women experience during menopause and how aromatherapy can help. Read More
Some essential oils can help to stimulate the immune system by increasing blood and lymph circulation and generally supporting the different body systems. Learn about the best essential oils to boost immunity. Read More
Creating and adopting a calming, nourishing and wholesome sleep ritual every evening can be deeply fulfilling for the body and soul. It can be as simple as turning off all electronics, having a hot shower or bath, making a cup of tea or reading a book appeased by the calming scents of essential oils burning in your favourite diffuser. We’ve selected 5 of our favourite essential oils to help promote sleep.