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Exploring the Burseraceae plant family and its essential oils



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.

Is it safe to ingest essential oils?



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!

Exploring the Myrtaceae plant family and its essential oils



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.

Plant families & knowing your essential 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.

Biblical anointing with essential oils



Biblical anointing with essential oilsWith 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.

Aromatherapy for beginners



Aromatherapy for beginnersAlthough 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.

Aromatherapy & Autism - Managing the anxiety state of children with ASD



Aromatherapy & Autism - Managing the anxiety state of children with ASDAlthough 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.

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