Autumn Aroma Yoga with Chakra Balancing Oils

Autumn Aroma Yoga with Chakra Balancing Oils. Ayuvedic medicine encourages us to restore balance and awaken the Vata in us at this time of year. In this workshop we moved through asanas and oils that focused on the Vata Dosha, to restore balance and awaken the constitution for this time of year. This constitution benefits Continue reading »

Aromatherapy for Parkinson’s

Aromatherapy can ease the symptoms of Parkinson’s. Essential oils can be applied topically or diffused in a room, see below some oils to consider and information on how to use them. Frankincense – calmative, rubefacient (brings blood to the muscles), physical and mental tension reliever Helichrysum – anti-inflammatory, muscular aches and pains Vetiver – muscle Continue reading »

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 remedies

Aromatherapy for eczema and other natural remedies that can help. 1. Skin – a good place to start with in treating eczema are nourishing natural/organic oils and essential oils and also organic carrier oils, where possible. Theses will help balance the acid mantle and sebum production. Soothing carrier oils such as camellia oil, sunflower oil, 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 »