Ayurveda Body Types

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What is Ayurveda? Ayurveda is a Sanskrit word that in simple English means  the “Science of Life”. Ayurveda began in India about 4,000 years ago during the Bronze Age and is a holistic wellbeing programme that connects body, mind and spirit. Ayurvedic medical students were taught from the ancient Vedas. Their training covered 8 disciplines: … Read more

Julie-Nelson-Natural-Perfumer

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Natural Perfume and Menopause- Julie Nelson – “Our sense of smell is our most powerful sense and has a direct link to the limbic brain, once known as the smell brain or survival brain. When we inhale a scent that we resonate with we are immediately emotionally uplifted. We experience a shift in mindset, moods … Read more

Lemongrass

What to do with lemongrass Although it smells lemony, lemongrass is not related to lemons or any of the citrius family. Instead it is part of the massive grass family, the same family that Citronella belongs to. . It grows in warmer climates  in sandy soils.  We Aroma therapists love lemongrass  essential oils for it’s … Read more

Aromatherapy Inhaler – recipes

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Now that we’re all looking for ways to stay healthy and keep our mood up,  essential oils are an easy way. I’ve got 7 recipes for you to use at home in your DIY inhaler.   Aromatherapy Essential oil inhalers Essential oils are powerful. But becasue they are so concentrated, they can be overused and … Read more

Rosacea & Celtic Skin – 2021 Guide-Natural Moisturiser, Essential Oils

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Rosacea is one of the painful inflammatory skin conditions that affects many Celtic, Scandinavian, Scottish, Welsh and Eastern European skin types. Over 415 million people may suffer from it, especially adults over 30. What is rosacea? It’s considered  an indicator of a systemic low-grade inflammation,  according to a Finnish study. It usually affects the cheeks, … Read more

What is hydrosol? 2021 Guide

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If you’re one of my newsletter subscribers, you’ll know I  LOVE hydrosols.  But what are they? You may have read about hydrosols and wondered what they were and if you could make them yourself. You’re in the right place! I’m a hydrosol geek, aromatherapist and natural formulator. And I make my own hydrosol. I’ll show … Read more

Hibiscus Natural Botox – 2021 Guide

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Hibiscus is an anti-aging superpower and termed the natural botox plant. It’s a secret ingredient for making your hair shine and your skin glow! Hibiscus Folklore and History Hibiscus sabdariffa often called Roselle Indian Sorrel, Jamaican Sorrel, Rosella, Canamo de Guinea. Hibiscus has a strong history with the feminine archetype and as a symbol of … Read more

The myth about fragrance-free

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I’ve come to a scary conclusion, that Fragrance Free is a myth. I didn’t wave my fingers over a crystal ball to reach this conclusion. Nope. A lady asked me whether Product x was ‘fragrance free’. It got me thinking. ‘What does fragrance-free mean?’ Is she talking about ‘smell’ .. as in Zero scent as … Read more