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Essential oil focus

Essential oil focus

Essential oil focus for this month is Foeniculum vulgare – Fennel As summer gradually leads into autumn, I am working in my herb bed I crushed a few Fennel seeds, which produced the most amazingly sweet peppery aroma, which caused me to write about this...
Tired, hot achy feet?

Tired, hot achy feet?

During this hot weather, our feet can feel hot, tired and achy, in need of a soothing, uplifting pick-me-up, some TLC! We all neglect our feet, expecting them to do so much….time to give them a treat! This is so simple, quick and easy… fill a foot bath (a...
Acne study – MRes dissertation.

Acne study – MRes dissertation.

Today I will spend much of the day working on my dissertation, reading this fantastic book, which is incredibly interesting. The evidence base is growing to support the use of a variety essential oils as an alternative natural treatment for acne, not just Tea tree,...
Inset bites and stings causing irritation?

Inset bites and stings causing irritation?

If you are anything like me, insect bites and stings are a constant problem throughout the summer. The constant itch is really irritating, but thankfully there are essential oils which can help. My favourite blend is a combination of Lavender, Roman Chamomile...
Rose

Rose

Historically Rose is above all other plants the most written about, and in mythology is the most sacred of all plants. The word Rosa come from the Greek word Rondon (red), with many ancient cultures aware of the healing powers of Rose including soothing and cooling...
Feeling sluggish, need a lift?

Feeling sluggish, need a lift?

Are you feeling low in energy? Are you in-front of a computer feeling you need something to uplift, refresh and enliven you? You are not alone! There are many fantastic essential oils which can help  you feel more awake and lively. One of my clients’ and my own...