Weekly highlight…The benefits of human touch and reducing stress

Human touch can reduce our cortisol levels leading to lower stress levels. It can help reduce our heart rate and lower blood pressure. In fact a lack of human touch can cause a physical stress on our bodies.

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Weekly essential oil highlight…Ginger

Woody, earthy, pungent, warming, heating and grounding. All the words that you want to hear as the cooler days set in.

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Weekly essential oil highlight…Lavender

Lavender. The one essential oil that people will always hold some knowledge about it. Most think it is one of the safest oils but are they right?

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Weekly essential oil highlight…Nutmeg

Think of the smell of rice pudding. Warming, comforting and calming. A childhood memory for many. Such a complex oil in both its chemistry and aroma. A prime musculoskeletal and psychological oil helping with many emotional issues.

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Weekly essential oil highlight…Roman Chamomile

Sweet, sunny and gentle. An oil for troubled babies, children and the child within us all. I adore Roman Chamomile. I visited Inglenook Farm in Liverpool where there were fields of beautiful daisies. Such a gorgeous sight.

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How aromatherapy has changed me…

Some of you may read this and think seriously? Well seriously it has. I view life very differently. My life has been challenging at times. My own children have faced difficulties which have been deeply upsetting but all of this has made me a stronger person coupled with my passion………aromatherapy.

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Weekly essential oil highlight…Frankincense

This week its all about Frankincense. A strong spiritual grounding oil which deepens the breathing and expands the mind.

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Weekly essential oil highlight…Cedarwood Atlas

This week we look at Cedarwood Atlas or in botanical terms, Cedrus Atlantica. Last year when I was visiting Kew Gardens I got to hug one of these magnificent trees.

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