Saturated fats such as coconut oil, palm oil and cocoa butter usually make better soaps, as they make the soap harder and richer in texture.
Most people have a first aid box of sorts lurking somewhere in the car or the house which will contain the standard bandages, scissors, plasters etc. Add a few select essential oils to your kit as natural trouble shooters. The … Read More
It is often quite difficult to find a nice smelling car air freshener and most of them have no tester on the shelf so you don’t really know what it is going to smell like until you have bought it … Read More
Why not try our balm base out as a foot rub. Melt it down, add a couple of drops of peppermint essential oil, wait for it to set and massage all over to help seal the heel cracks and refresh … Read More
Also known as Australian Southern Spring flower or Tick Bush and found growing in North East Tasmania or South East mainland Australia, Kunzea essential oil contains 5 sesquiterpine (or C15) compounds that all have strong anti-inflammatory properties. Therefore it can … Read More
Both Western Australian Sandalwood essential oil and East Indian Sandalwood essential oils are extracted from the same parts of the tree and both contain similar quantities of alpha and beta santalol which give sandalwood oil its distinctive aroma. However WA … Read More
Often soap makers will add additives such as spices or milk powder to the recipe to enhance the fragrance of the essential oils used, add additional qualities or just to make it attractive. A trick to help stop the powder forming … Read More
To lessen the effect of jet-lag mix together: 60 drops Lavender essential Oil, 60 drops Grapefruit essential oil and 40 drops Rosemary essential oil. Pour into a small amber bottle and leave for 4 days to blend. Add 10 drops … Read More
Whether it is celebrating Australia Day or enjoying a birthday a little too much, every now and again we wake up feeling a little worse for ware. For every glass of water you drink (and you should be drinking plenty … Read More
Another occasional problem some pets can have is Ticks. A couple of drops of pure Eucalyptus essential oil on the body of the Tick and this should cause it to drop off.