There are times when you are staring at the ceiling for hours, or aimlessly surfing channels.. a hard day at work or just things running your mind, all these contribute towards your lack of sleep and this phenomenon can continue for days. In these stressful times, a good night’s sleep can work wonders to help you rejuvenate and wake up with a smile.Read more
If you have read my blogs (if you haven’t please do now) you will find me often talking about GLC (Gas liquid Chromatography) and how all the oils go through a GLC test prior to retailing it.Read more
In ancient times, Buddhists monks burnt Juniper berry twigs to purify the air. Known to be one of the oldest plants used as a fumigant, the twigs of this plant were burnt to ward of insects and cleanse the air which holds well even today.Read more
The Indonesians recognized this oil as an aphrodisiac and often spread the flowers on the bed of newly-wed couples. It is most often used for its ability to relax, uplift and urge people to remove their blocked feelings of sexuality.Read more
The medicinal and therapeutic properties of Teatree (Malaleuca alternifolia) were first discovered by the aborigine tribe ‘Bundjalung’ in Australia. Leaves of this wonder tree were crushed and applied on the body to alleviate fungus and bacterial infections.Read more
During his research in the 1920’s on the fragrances of essential oils, Chemist Rene Maurice Gattefosse stumbled upon the healing properties of Lavender. While working one night he burnt his arm and without thinking, dipped his hand in a jar of Lavender oil. To his amazement the healing and recovery process was much faster and had very little scarring and blistering.Read more
Many of my customers ask me why essential oils are priced differently i.e. why some oils are more expensive than the other.
Essential oils are extracted from different parts of the plant-flowers, leaves, seeds, roots and gums. To ensure best quality of the oil the plants must be picked at the optimum time.
A mixture of peppermint (Mentha piperita) and lavender (Lavendula officianalis) oil used in a cold compress can help reduce migraine headaches. If there is no time for a compress add 3 drops of peppermint oil in your bath tub or bucket.Read more