Tag Archives: Aromatherapy

Home made organic bath melts……

These little bath melts are simple to make and are a great way to use dried herbs and flower petals from your garden. You will need…. 100g pure organic cocoa butter 100g pure organic Shea butter Dried petals/herbs of your choosing (suggestions below) A few drops of essential oils (optional) Ice cube trays with enough…

Feverfew (and other supplements) for Migraine

In January 2014 I had to undergo Open Heart Surgery to repair a ‘prolapsed mitral valve’. This is something that I probably had from birth, and I was told that if I didn’t have the repair I likely wouldn’t see my 40th birthday. Thankfully the operation went well and although a long recovery my heart…

Herbs for the Summer Solstice

These words are taken from the amazing book ‘Master Book of Herbalism’ by Paul Beyerl – I coud’nt resist his suggestions for Elder. ‘Who can resist going out to play when we can frolic in the woodlands until late at night?…… Chamomile; Used to invoke the God, Chamomile will make us aware of the Father…

Wild Roses

June is the month of roses and we have at least 13 species of wild rose in Britain including the Dog Rose, Field Rose, Downy Rose and the beautifully named Sweetbriar Rose. Amazingly all roses are edible and no part of them is poisonous. The cultivated roses grown in gardens, once grew in the Caspian…

Herbs as Incense

Long before we had the technology to distill the fragrant plant particles into liquid form, people were still able to seek wellness through aromatherapy. Walking through your flower garden in the morning, just as the first rays of sun warm its colorful petals, will transport and lift your mood. This is perhaps the first aromatherapy…

Herbs for the Waning Moon……

Look for herbs that cleanse the system and strengthen, the Waning Moon is a good time to work with your body and the Moon to take away illness as it decreases each evening either for yourself or on behalf of others. Good foods for cleansing are citrus fruits and focus on eating greens such as parsley,…