Natural Health & Beauty
Summer is a time that can cause lots of stress on your skin, with sunburn and air-conditioning drying it out and causing imbalances, not too mention problems such as prickly heat rash and sun cream blocking pores. In particular, the skin on your face, which is thinner and often more sensitive than the rest of your body, is most affected by these Summer challenges – and, due to life becoming so busy at this time of year, it can all too easily become neglected.
Herbs are easy to grow, even in small spaces, and have a wide variety of culinary and medicinal uses. Read our blog for a selection of herbal remedies that you can easily make at home with a few simple ingredients.
We can often get a bit stressed preparing for our summer holidays and studies show that it can take an average of two days for us to relax and unwind once on holiday. Follow our top tips to kick-start your relaxation!
Hormones are chemicals produced by various glands in our body that affect the functioning of many body systems and organs. We discuss the endocrine system and how essential oils can be used to naturally balance hormones.
Sweet Fennel essential oil (Foeniculum vulgare) is steam distilled from the crushed seeds of the Fennel herb, which grows wild in many parts of Europe and the Mediterranean (from where it originates).