Aromatherapy and snoring

How can aromatherapy help with snoring? Well, it can, by using decongestant and expectorant oils to clear mucous and catarrh; some oils also dilate the airways so you can have a peaceful night’s sleep. Snoring can be caused by different factors: By allergies e.g. to tree or grass pollen: •Reach for essential oils with proven Continue reading »

Starflower oil

Starflower Oil Supplement It’s for your skin. Helps balance hormones and keep skin cells plump. Now the facts!!! Unless you have enough essential fatty acids/EFAs in your body (which you can only get through your diet, by eating the correct amount of oily fish, green veggies and having the best diet in the world) your Continue reading »

Massage The Bump

Quote ‘T&L’ for 10% off pregnancy massage when booked before 30th May, 2016 • What set you on the path of your chosen career? My search for a more holistic lifestyle. I did my Aromatherapy Diploma with Neal’s Yard Remedies 9 years ago and haven’t looked back. • What treatments do you provide? Aromatherapy, Pregnancy Continue reading »

Let it go!

I was just reading and article on “Reclaiming a day of Rest” on www.motherearthliving.com which reminds us to give ourselves permission to take time out from our hectic lives for rest. Why do we feel guilty about taking time to relax? Have we forgotten how? Suffering from regular headaches, digestive problems, stressed out skin and Continue reading »

Baby massage routine

Baby massage routine It is such joy to take care of your baby and baby massage can enhance the bond of trust between you. From birth babies love touch and the skin to skin touch from a loving parent is perhaps one of the greatest feelings a baby can have. During development in the womb, Continue reading »

Aromatherapy for eczema and other natural tips!

1. Skin – a good place to start with in treating eczema are nourishing natural/organic oils and essential oils – helichrysum, frankincense, lavender, roman chamomile; and organic carrier oils, where possible, to help balance the acid mantle/sebum production – camellia oil, sunflower oil, jojoba oil, rosehip seed oil…… Use an organic/natural face and body wash Continue reading »

Aromatherapy Hydrosols

What is a hydrosol and why use one? A hydrosol is the floral /plant water produced as a by product of the steam distillation process used to produce many essential oils. These waters contain many of the therapeutic properties of the essential oil but in a highly diluted form. The healing benefits often remain the Continue reading »

Aromatherapy for labour

Aromatherapy for labour: To bring labour on try Clary Sage or Rose. Can be used from weeks 39/40, diluted in the bath or as a blend, see below for quantities. MASSAGE – add one drop of oil per 1 tsp of carrier oil e.g. jojoba, sweet almond, apricot etc… VAPOURISE 4-5 drops on a tissue Continue reading »

Aromatherapy for colds and flu

If you are fed up of the side effects of over the counter drugs for coughs, colds and flu, why not try some of the many applications of essential oils used in aromatherapy to treat the infection naturally?  Aromatherapy is highly effective at treating the symptoms of sore eyes, sore throat, headache, limb pain, congestion, Continue reading »