Almost everyone likes Bergamot’s fresh, and lively but gentle, flowery fragrance. It is sedative and yet uplifting characteristics make it an ideal oil to use in a diffuser, bath, or massage to ease the mind. Read More
Ocimum basilicum, also known as Sweet Basil, is a tender annual herb that’s easily grown and has a powerful aromatic scent. As Sweet Basil has a higher percentage of the chemical linalool it is safe to use in aromatherapy over and above some varieties.Read More
The Arborvitae tree can reach up to 100–200 feet in height and is known as the largest tree in the cypress family and often lives to be 400–1000+ years old!. It is characterised by its reddish-brown bark, horizontal branches, and scaly dark green vegetation with upright brown cones.
There is so much that essential oils can be used for that can support us physically, practically, emotionally and even esoterically. The learning is endless, I’m always picking up new things and ideas because they are so adaptive. As essential oils have become more popular over recent years people are using them more and perhaps now they are viewed less ‘woo-woo’ and more ‘do-do’! There is science behind why and how they work, but I do love the more esoteric uses too.
Do you usually acknowledge the Spring Equinox? If you do then you’ll already know what it’s all about and may have something special you do to celebrate it. If not, then you’re probably more aware of it than you realise. Physiologically speaking, our body moves from that ‘hibernating’ type of energy to want to take action, and our get up and go comes back (or we at least want it to and become aware of what needs to change!) We move into that ‘out with the old, in with the new’ time of the year.
Valentines Day is just around the corner, and whether you love it or loathe it, it provides an opportunity for us to talk about love. For many, February 14th symbolises romantic love: the giving and receiving of cards and gifts between partners. However, it can also be an opportunity to explore love and emotion at a deeper level, within ourselves.
Alternative remedies, such as essential oils, can have something of an ethereal quality – a nice idea in theory, but how can we be sure they really work?
My client had experienced the benefits of individual oils and wanted to purchase an essential oils kit, for use by the whole family. I therefore asked them to make a diary of the oils they used, what they were used for, and how well they worked. Even better, they agreed to keep away from traditional medicines and, where possible, only use essential oils.
Most of us are aware of the importance of good health, but may not be sure of exactly what our individual bodies need. Would you benefit from insight into four of the core systems of your body and what you could do to support them for optimum wellbeing? Read on to find out how the Zyto scan can offer just that…Read More
Essential oils are concentrated liquids found in plants that serve to protect, restore and respond to the plants environment. They are a mix of volatile organic compounds extracted from various parts of a plant, for example: seeds, bark, leaves, roots, stems or flowers, most commonly done through steam distillation. Citrus fruit peel is best processed differently through cold-pressing.
For those of us who are unfamiliar with Chakra work, the term may carry a rather mystical quality – associated with the recent wave of ‘new age medicine’. However, understanding chakras and their role in our health is a return to a more traditional and intuitive approach to medicine and healing.