Natural Health & Beauty
Winter can be harsh on your skin with biting winds, cold temperatures and central heating stripping it of its natural moisture. Try our winter skincare recipes to nourish your complexion and protect against winter stresses.
Basil essential Oil (Ocimum basilicum), otherwise known as “Sweet Basil”, has a sweet, fresh, herbaceous aroma with rich, warm anisic undertones. It is distilled from the fresh leaves of the herb grown principally in France, Egypt, Madagascar and the Comoro Islands – with its constituent elements varying greatly depending on its origin.
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!