As Christmas is nearly upon us I thought I’d feature Myrrh this time round. A major skin oil with powerful healing properties
Woody, earthy, pungent, warming, heating and grounding. All the words that you want to hear as the cooler days set in.
Strengthening, restoring and uplifting. A major oil for the nervous system. One powerful oil with a wide range of actions.
Not an essential oil that many are familiar with but a powerful detoxifier of the liver and kidneys and a superb skin oil.
Do you smell orange? Maybe lemon, or could it be lime? Think earl grey tea with a slice of lemon.
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.
Uplifting and enlivening. A rescue from the doldrums when you are on a journey but you aren’t going anywhere. An oil that is particularly helpful with depression.
This week its all about Frankincense. A strong spiritual grounding oil which deepens the breathing and expands the mind.
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.