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17 Jul 2019

Tis the season to be bitten. Fa la la la la, ouch, ouch, ouch, ouch!!!

If you’re a firm favourite with the mozzies and midges and you’re keen to keep them at bay this summer, then I would recommend investing in some good quality Lemongrass, Citronella and Eucalyptus.  You can either add to a diffuser or make a spritz and spray your room and clothes.

The recipe I'm sharing today is one of my favourites and is adapted from Valerie Ann Worwood.  I always make up a blend of these essential oils; the...

4 Feb 2019

Considering I am born and bred in the UK, every year for as long as I can remember, I suffer from winter blues.  Now I don't mean seasonal affective disorder, (though I think I am slightly susceptible to this the minute the days grow shorter) but what I am really talking about are the 4 to 5 colds I get before March hits, my seriously dehydrated skin (particularly hands and cheeks), breakouts of eczema;   stiff muscles and joints, the constant heaviness and lethargy that makes me want to sit and ve...

27 Oct 2018

Selfcare, wellbeing, wellness; these are the new buzz words we keep hearing from Therapists and Healthcare Professionals, including myself.  Selfcare has been my mantra on social media as well as in my practice. Yet, why is it so important and why do we really need to make an effort to improve our wellbeing.

Whereas my own selfcare has improved, it can be adhoc at times, or as a reaction to my body crying for respite. Whether it be from a nasty bout of flu, or like last week, from muscular pain that...

To celebrate #AromatherapyAwarenessWeek my latest blog discusses why I keep falling in love with Aromatherapy.

I have been a qualified Aromatherapist for 5 years this summer, but long before I qualified I had been using essential oils and making products; for approximately 14 years.  Over the last few years of my practice I’ve seen the popularity for authentic Aromatherapy treatments dwindle.  What do I mean by ‘authentic Aromatherapy?’ Well the easiest way to describe it is using essential oils ble...

To end Allergy Awareness Week I’m sharing one of my favourite recipes to help with Eczema and Dermatitis.

 

Many sufferers of eczema find that their condition is caused due to an allergen (though this is not always the case).  Whatever the cause of your condition, I use this body oil recipe on myself and my clients.  I also use a similar recipe on #hurricanetoddler but with a reduced amount of essential oils.

 

 

70ml of Sunflower, Safflower or Grapeseed oil (Only use Grapeseed if you have oily ski...

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