• Essential oils,  Herbal Remedies

    Summer Essential Oils

    As it was essential oil awareness week last week I thought it would be a good time to share some of my favourite essential oils for you to use through the summer; whether that’s to cool you down, soothe sun burnt skin, or treat those pesky bites these are the perfect Summer essential oils… I have also included some summer essential oil mixes, beautiful combinations of oils that are my go to instead of perfumes, and invoke that summer feeling. Essential oils are a beautiful way to include natural scents into your daily skincare routine, and add an extra level of health and care when it comes to healing your…

  • Chakra balancing with essential oils
    Essential oils,  Holistically

    Chakra balancing with essential oils

    You may have already heard of chakras if you practice yoga or are interested in holistic and spiritual practices. On the whole, when people think about chakras they are the 7 chakras: your root chakra, sacral, solar plexus, heart, throat, third eye and crown chakra. But did you know there are 10 chakras you can work with to heighten your practice, and really help align and balance your body? If you haven’t heard of the chakras but you’d like to know more, you can check out this article here, by mindvalley.     The 10 Chakras So if you were surprised to learn there are in fact 10 chakras you…

  • Natural remedies for pain relief
    Essential oils,  Holistically,  Pain Relief

    Essential Oils for pain relief

    One of the things I deal with on a daily basis is pain. Most often constant muscle and joint pain, which isn’t fun for anyone. So whether its an old injury playing up, chronic pain, or just old age creeping up on you, I thought it would be useful to share some of the natural remedies for pain relief that I use daily to help. I have split this into three posts. Here is part one on essential oils for pain relief. In full disclosure I have a prescribed medicine too, or have been taking one. But as I don’t like the side effects I’m gradually reducing my dosage to…