Essential Oils

Essential oil uses, tips and blends.

Which essential oils are good for headaches

Which Essential Oils Are Good For Headaches?

Not everybody is a fan of taking pills for a headache. Some of us would prefer to use a more natural method of relieving a headache, so which essential oils are good for headaches? Headaches are caused by various things, lack of sleep stress, low blood sugar, dehydration. The good news is there are multiple […] Read more…

How Are Essential Oils Extracted From Plants?

How Are Essential Oils Extracted From Plants?

Essential oils are extracted in several different ways. Below are the most common methods of essential oil extraction. Steam distillation The most common method of extracting essential oils from the plant is steam distillation. Fresh or dried plant material is put into a still and a pressurised steam is generated and circulated through the plant […] Read more…

Ylang Ylang Essential Oil Benefits

Ylang Ylang Essential Oil Benefits

Ylang Ylang is a beautiful and calming essential oil to add to your collection. It is originally derived from the flowers of the Ylang Ylang tree in Asian rainforests. Ylang Ylang essential oil benefits are many, which include countless mental benefits, it’s jam-packed with positivity. The flower is aesthetically interesting as the petals droop from […] Read more…

Tips on Storing Essential Oils

Tips on Storing Essential Oils

Properly storing essential oils will prolong their shelf life. The conditions that your essential oils are stored in can have an impact on their quality. Here are a few tips on storing your essential oils. How long can you store essential oils? Some references on essential oils advise that one should throw away oils every […] Read more…

What Does Rosemary Oil Do For You?

How to Use Rosemary Essential Oil

Essential oils offer a wide variety of benefits for your health and wellbeing. Let’s find out how to use rosemary essential oil. Rosemary is known and used in savoury dishes and is renowned for its herbal flavour. Rosemary essential oil, however, is jampacked with a host of health benefits from cosmetic enhancements to mental stimulation. […] Read more…

What is Aromatherapy and its Amazing Benefits?

What is Aromatherapy and its Amazing Benefits?

What is Aromatherapy? What is Aromatherapy and its amazing benefits? Aromatherapy has been used for thousands of years, it is a form of alternative medicine that is said to enhance physical, mental, emotional and spiritual well-being. Natural oils are extracted from flowers, leaves, roots, bark, stems or other parts of a plant.  Essential oil is […] Read more…

10 Useful Tea Tree Oil Blend Recipes

10 Useful Tea Tree Oil Blend Recipes

These 10 useful tea tree oil blend recipes are so simple to make with very few ingredients, you’ll be making them all the time! All-Purpose Cleaner A gentle all-purpose cleaner to use around the home. Ingredients: 10 drops of Melaleuca essential oil 10 drops of Lemon essential oil A spray bottle Add the essential oils […] Read more…

What to Do at Home During the Coronavirus Outbreak

What to Do at Home During the Coronavirus Outbreak

At the time of writing this post, some countries are already in lockdown. In the UK we aren’t at that stage yet but we are being told to self-isolate if we present any coronavirus symptoms. So, what do we do when we have to stay at home? Here are a few ideas that may help […] Read more…

How To Use Essential Oils

Essential oils are organic compounds derived from plant sources such as roots, bark, flowers and seeds. They are complex chemical compounds and not technically oils at all! They are extracted using a variety of methods to capture the scented particles, leaving many of the other chemical constituents of the plant behind. Aromatherapy is a complementary […] Read more…

Home Made Essential Oil All Purpose Cleaner

Home Made Essential Oil All-Purpose Cleaner

This is a simple homemade all-purpose Cleaner formulated with a few ingredients that are effective in cleaning household surfaces. Hydrogen Peroxide (3%): This common steriliser can kill bacteria, mould, mildew, and fungus. It can be used to disinfect all your surfaces in the kitchen and bathroom, remove stains, and even to clean mirrors and stainless steel. Use it full-strength […] Read more…