Frankincense and Myrrh essential oil are useful for inflammatory conditions and respiratory problems. Also good for emotional issues such as anxiety and stress and for healing and regenerating the skin.
There is much discussion on whether it is safe to ingest essential oils. Certain brands recommend drinking a few drops of oil in a glass of water, but is this really safe? We explore both sides of the world’s biggest essential oil debate!
Essential oils belonging to the Myrtaceae plant family, including Tea Tree and Eucalyptus, have strong antiseptic, anti-microbial and anti-viral properties. Find out more about these 2 particular aromatherapy oils.
Ever get confused when choosing your essential oils? In our latest blog we’ll try to demystify plant families, genera, botanical names and chemotypes so you know which essential oils to buy and how to use them safely.
With Easter just around the corner, I thought it would be interesting to consider essential oils used in biblical times. There are said to be over 600 references in the Bible to the use of essential oils, incense and ointments given as a gift at creation by God - ‘I have given you every herb bearing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth” Genesis 1:29.
Although the term ‘Aromatherapy’ has only really been used since the 20th Century, the use of essential oils for various purposes - including medicinal, pharmacology, perfumery and cosmetology - goes back thousands of years, as far as the Ancient Egyptians.
Although it was first identified in 1943, autism is still a relatively unknown disability. Yet autistic disorders are estimated to touch the lives of over 500,000 families throughout the UK. People with autism are not physically disabled in the same way that a person with cerebral palsy may be; they do not require wheelchairs and they ‘look’ just like anybody without the disability. Due to this invisible nature it can be much harder to create awareness and understanding of the condition.