Quick and Easy Bathroom Freshener

Start with a small jar, such as a mustard or candle jar. Dissolve the appropriate amount of gelatine to fill the jar and set like a solid jelly. While it is still in liquid form but cooled and beginning to … Read More


Insomnia is defined as “the inability to sleep sufficiently over a period of time’. Insomniacs either experience difficulty sleeping or have difficulty falling or staying asleep. It can last for long periods of time which can lead to number of … Read More


The most common type of Sinusitis cases are classed as acute. It generally lasts less than four weeks and is usually caused by a bacterial or viral infection. In a few cases it can also be the result of a … Read More

Essential oil use and Children

We generally recommend that all essential oils are used on or around children with extreme caution. This is because many can be highly toxic to a child and there is a much greater risk of an adverse reaction. Their skin … Read More

How Do Essential Oils Work?

The molecules of essential oils are very small and, once added to a carrier oil and applied to the skin, pass easily into the body through the fatty tissue. Alternatively they can be inhaled through evaporation and enter the body … Read More


Phototoxic or Photosensitising oils are essential oils which can react with the UV rays in sunlight and cause a reaction on the skin. They make the skin more susceptible to UV radiation and can cause redness, irritation, skin cell damage … Read More

Safety on the skin

Essential oils are very concentrated and some can be very harsh when put directly on the skin without a carrier oil. They can take varnish off furniture or be used for cleaning. There are only a couple that are mild … Read More

Benefits of Masks

For centuries face packs or masks have been used to balance the skin, stimulate blood circulation, cleanse and moisturise. They are most effective when the skin is moist and warm before application. Clays are a popular ingredient in face masks … Read More

Skin Tonic

A skin tonic is an excellent way to balance, refresh and invigorate. To make 100ml start with a teaspoon of Apple Cider Vinegar which helps to restore the skin’s acid mantle, a fine, acidic layer on the surface of the … Read More

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