Psoriasis can be a serious, uncomfortable and disfiguring condition, where the skin erupts in red raw, scaling, itchy lesions. Read our expert holistic health advice which includes dietary and lifestyle tips along with a selection of aromatherapy blends that can help to soothe the skin.
Aromatherapy is great for maintaining healthy teeth and gums. Antiseptic essential oils help keep your mouth, gums and toothbrush clean and fresh and carriers oils can be used for the ancient Ayurvedic practice of oil pulling!
A million children in the UK have headlice at any one time, and we spend millions of pounds on cures from combs and chemicals to oils and professional help. Here is our advice on how you can treat nits effectively with aromatherapy essential oils!
Choosing which essential oils to use for muscular aches and pains will, as always, be dictated by the nature of the pain and its likely cause. Read our blog for some of the best oils to try along with recommended blends.
In a physical sense the kidneys are involved in the vital processes of cleansing and filtering toxic waste substances out of the blood stream and excreting them into the urine, for disposal. (Interesting fact: Did you know that the balance of excreted residues in urine is perfect plant food when diluted 3 to 1?).
Jealousy is a complex emotion that can be extremely damaging to our health and wellbeing. Essential oils can help by soothing, calming or uplifting the emotions and helping us confront our feelings in a more constructive way.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is often used as the collective term for a range of different symptoms – which can include bloating, excessive and trapped wind, gut pain, swings from constipation to diarrhoea and excessive mucus in the stools.
There are many causes of headaches, including tiredness, dehydration and muscular tension. Find out the most common triggers with the best essential oils to use for each one, along with recommended blends to try!
Essential oils cannot stop the grieving process, but they can be used to comfort and console and help the person to express their grief and come to terms with it. The loving care of the therapist is also of paramount importance!
Flu (Influenza) can be a serious and even deadly illness. The most common symptoms are chills, fever, sore throat, muscle pains, headache (often severe), coughing, weakness/fatigue and general discomfort. Although it is often confused with other influenza-like illnesses, especially the common cold, flu is a more serious disease caused by a different type of virus.