A beautiful way to use essential oils to promote sleep is to make your own pillow mist. Simply combine a few drops of your favourite sedative essential oils to water in a spray bottle and transform your bedroom into a fresh and soothing sleep haven. Use the mist on your bed sheets, pillow or as a room spray around the bedroom before sleep. Read More
In aromatherapy, some scents are renowned for their aphrodisiac qualities and their ability to calm the nervous system, uplift mood, increase blood circulation and awaken the senses. Simply diffuse you favourite aphrodisiac essential oil in the room to set the mood or mix with a carrier oil and use in a massage. Read More
We all enjoy spending extra time outside during the warmer months. But the warmer weather also brings along mosquitoes. Most insect repellant contain toxic chemicals which can be damaging to the skin and the environment. Essential oils are a great way to naturally prevent bug bites as most insect are repelled by the scent. Here is an easy recipe for an all-natural homemade and effective insect repellent.
Essential oils can gently enhance an expectant mothers’ journey, both physically and emotionally, during this special time of change in her life. Aromatherapy can be used in all stages of pregnancy from easing morning sickness and aching muscles to labour preparation and support during the delivery. The oils listed below are considered safe and beneficial for pregnant women. Read More
Peppermint essential oil is renowned for its stimulating, analgesic, digestive and cooling properties. It is a must-have in the household due to its multiple uses and benefits such as enhancing mood, easing headaches, relieve muscle aches, clears blocked sinuses, supports healthy digestion and treats skin conditions. Read More
One of the best things we can do for our overall health and wellbeing is to take time for ourselves each day. A great way put this into action is to establish a few daily self-care rituals that allow us to slow down, find stillness and nurture our bodies and minds. By maintaining a healthy body and a clear mind, we can keep doing the activities we love and care for the people around us.
Here are some of our favourite self-care rituals incorporating essential oils. You can pick your favourite ones and start including them into your daily routine!
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.
There are so many fantastic ways to include these healing oils into our lives including skin applications like massage, compresses, baths and inhalation through diffusers or a few drops on a tissue for instance. As a qualified aromatherapist, I have found that a gentle approach with essential oils is enough to ensure good healing outcomes for my clients. Ingestion of essential oils tends to be unnecessary and in the case of serious health concerns should only be by prescription and under the supervision of a qualified aromatic medical practitioner. Read More
We are all familiar with the discomforts of awaking after a night of one too many drinks. Head spinning, body aches, upset stomach and puffy eyes often leaves us feeling a little bit stale. Essential oils are a great way to help ease hangovers and make your day a little better! Read More
It’s this time of the year once again! Warm weather, extended daylight, barbecues, afternoons at the beach and Christmas holidays. It can be stressful at times, but we believe the festive season should be spent in a spirit of joy, kindness and gratitude. For those of you who enjoy being infused with the holiday spirit, we’ve listed some of our favourite diffuser blends to delight your guests and make your home smell like Christmas! Read More
Ylang Ylang is renowned for its mood enhancing, sedative, deeply relaxing, beautifying and aphrodisiac properties. Ylang Ylang essential oil is beneficial for the immune system, cardiovascular system and endocrine system, relaxing the body while liberating the mind of negative emotions. Read More
Essential oils can help prevent cellulite by removing toxins that accumulate in the fat calls. Combined with an exfoliant, they also help promote blood circulation, allowing the skin to regenerate. The best way to use essential oils to help prevent cellulite is to dilute a few drops in your favourite carrier oil and massage into the skin using your hand or a brush. You can also add a few drops to a homemade body scrub and massage into the skin in circular motion. Here are some of the best essential oils to help detoxify, tone and regenerate the skin.