Essential oils are not only fabulous for your health and wellbeing, they’re actually quite amazing when it comes to cooking and there can be much satisfaction and appreciation for these intense flavour agents when used correctly. As you dive deeper into the qualities and properties of essential oils, you’ll discover that a number of them belong just as much in the kitchen as
Essential oils can be a wonderful addition to your health and wellbeing program. They are derived from natural substances such as trees, fruits, roots and flowers. However, just because they are derived from nature, it doesn’t mean that they are always safe to use. Natural doesn’t equate to safe. Water is safe, but in excess amounts, it can be
Essential Oils and Ingestion The ingestion of oils is perhaps one of the most controversial topics amongst users of essential oils, aromatherapy enthusiasts and practitioners. It is controversial because it is a complex area of aromatherapy called aromatic medicine, and one that the average enthusiast or practitioner has not studied in great depth. In the
LOW TOX LIVING 103 -YOU ARE WHERE YOU LIVE It is a known fact we live in a world of chemicals. Things like car fumes, gases, food chemicals, factory emissions, building materials, paints, mattresses and even things like our personal care and skincare. We simply cannot avoid it. It is
I had the pleasure of listening to Dr Libby Weaver recently talking about the challenges for women to get off the stress express. She believes women have less energy and are now more stressed than ever. A lot of women have fathers jobs as well as mothers responsibilities.
With a return to school, summer holidays over and schedules to be locked in now is the time of year when you really want to form some positive and long-standing habits and routines.
The term aromatherapy is used very loosely these days and usually by someone wanting to sell something to describe a powerful aroma or scent. This of course has caused confusion for the general public.
As the debate on the quality of essential oils rises, it is important we do not get caught up in stories, or well meaning sellers, or a brand war. What we need to know is that essential oils are sourced from all around the world based on the best geographical locations for the plants to grow.