Natural Health & Beauty

Essential oil of the month - Grapefruit



Essential oil of the month - GrapefruitGrapefruit essential oil (Citrus x paradisi) is a versatile aromatherapy oil with a wonderfully refreshing citrus, green scent. The oil is yellow to orange/green in colour and is normally expressed from the peel of the ripe grapefruit - although some companies do steam distill the oil too. The cold-pressed (expressed) oil is the highest quality but it does oxidise fairly rapidly. 

Aromatherapy for the hair and scalp



Aromatherapy for the hair and scalp

Essential oils and carrier oils are excellent for hair care. From conditioning the scalp to stimulating hair growth and adding softness and shine. Follow our top tips and learn how to make your own aromatherapy hair care treatments.

Aromatherapy for stroke patients



Aromatherapy for stroke patientsAs it's the Stroke Association's Action on Stroke Month we thought we'd do a quick blog on how aromatherapy massage can be of benefit to people suffering the effects of a stroke.

Aromatherapy blends for Summer skin



Here are some of our favourite products and recipes ideas to ensure your skin looks healthy and refreshed all summer long!


Caring for your hands and feet



Caring for your hands and feetGiving our hands and feet that special attention, is a wonderful way of treating ourselves. These hardworking parts of our body are so often neglected which can then result in painful problems such cracked skin, blisters and corns.

Aromatherapy and the Menopause



Aromatherapy and the Menopause

The lead up to the menopause can cause a variety of unpleasant physical and emotional symptoms including mood swings, hot flushes and disturbed sleep! Learn how essential oils can help to ease many of these problems!

Aromatherapy A-Z: Varicose Veins



Varicose veins are swollen, twisted, painful veins that have filled with an abnormal amount of blood. They are quite common, affecting approximately 1 in 3 people (particularly women), and usually appear on the legs and feet.

Make your own face masks



Make your own face masks

An aromatherapy face mask works wonders for the skin and is a lovely way to relax and pamper yourself at the same time. They are also really quick and easy to make at home with a few simple ingredients! 

Spring skincare to revitalise your complexion



Spring skincare to revitalise your complexion

As we emerge from the colder winter months we can feel a bit lack-lustre, which can also be reflected in the condition of our skin. Spring is therefore a great time to revitalise your skincare and prepare for the sunny times ahead.

Holistic advice for Insomnia!



Holistic advice for Insomnia!According to the NHS, "insomnia is when you have difficulty getting to sleep or staying asleep for long enough to feel refreshed the next morning, even though you've had enough opportunity to sleep". It is quite a common problem and it is thought that approximately 1/3 of the UK population experience bouts of insomnia at some point in their life. It is most prevalent in women and is more likely to occur with age.

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