An Aromatherapy Blend to see in the New Year

New Year’s Eve. Typically a time for reflection and resolution – planning all the things we’ll do better next year, often setting unrealistic expectations of ourselves and setting ourselves up for failure! It’s a trap I frequently fall into and I don’t want that this year. In the past few months, I’ve been exploring the […]

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AROMATHERAPY ADVENTURES: EXPLORING HYDROLATS

This month I have been delving deeper into the world of Hydrolats, also known as Floral Waters or Hydrosols. Often considered a by-product of essential oil production, these fragrant and therapeutic waters are equally (if not more) useful in day-to-day life. What are Hydrolats? Hydrolats are created when plant matter is steam distilled whether for […]

Winter Wellness

Winter Wellness: Boost Your Resilience

Photo: Daniel Brecher How do you feel about Winter? For many, myself included, it’s tough! Cold, dark, damp weather; colds, flu and other illnesses flying around; skin dries out, might get sore and cracked; muscles and joints ache more; mood and motivation are often low. Sounds familiar? Don’t despair, there is lots I can help […]

April Essential Oil of the Month – De-Stress

April is Stress Awareness Month so rather than feature an individual oil, this month Neal’s Yard Remedies Essential Oil of the Month is actually a blend of oils, which they call the De-Stress Blend. Featuring essential oils of Ylang Ylang, Petitgrain and Neroli, this soothing and uplifting blend will transport you to a place of […]

Aromatherapy Workshop

A New Workshop Collaboration

On Saturday 31st July, yoga instructor Tasha Wellstead of Attainable Wellness and I held our first workshop collaboration, Aroma-Yoga for Relaxation at the beautiful Yoga Shed in Wickham. A Mini Retreat We are both passionate about using our skills to help clients relax and unwind from the stress of everyday life and by joining forces, […]

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Aromatherapy Awareness Week 7th – 13th June 2021

This Aromatherapy Awareness Week is the perfect opportunity for me to explain, through a series of blog posts, more about the wonderful therapeutic uses and benefits of essential oils as well as providing some insight into why I became an Aromatherapist and how I work with essential oils. My First Encounter with Essential Oils My […]