Geranium Essential Oil

 

Geranium Essential oil and some if its uses

Geranium essential oil vies for 1st place in my therapeutic blends in my aromatherapy practice.

Geranium oil is from the fragrant leaved pelargonium graveolens, has an uplifting floral aroma and the leaves can be used to make a tea infusion.

It is known in the . . . → Read More: Geranium Essential Oil

More on benefits of Aromatherapy to Alzheimer’s sufferers

Lately I have started giving my client with Alzheimer’s a quick facial massage before her hand massage/reflexology. Last week her jaw was so tight that she was not closing her mouth and all her body was stiff, so I massaged her jaw with the Melissa and Lavender lotion that I make for her and she . . . → Read More: More on benefits of Aromatherapy to Alzheimer’s sufferers

Making St Johns Wort Oil. Part 1

The Flowering Tops of the St John’s Wort oil

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Every year I make a small batch of St John’s Wort Infused Oil to use in my practice.

St John’s Wort (Hypericum perforatum) grows wild in the fields at the back of my house. It has . . . → Read More: Making St Johns Wort Oil. Part 1

Lifestyle changes to help manage aches and pains

The Question

A few little changes in lifestyle can make an enormous difference to aches and pains. I was recently contacted on Twitter by a lady called Paula who asked me for advice:

“Can you help? l have painful joints and doctors told me its not arthritis and to take painkillers. it’s in the knees,ankles,elbows. . . . → Read More: Lifestyle changes to help manage aches and pains

Essential Oils to beat the winter blues Part 2

Essential Oils to beat the winter blues Part 2:

Yesterday I wrote about Sweet Orange and Geranium Essential Oils.

Many of you will have your favourite essential oils that uplift you and help you get through the day. I welcome feedback and a discussion on this.

Bergamot is a lovely light citrus essential oil. (I . . . → Read More: Essential Oils to beat the winter blues Part 2

Essential oils to help you beat the winter blues. Part 1

Essential Oils can be a real support if you are feeling low. I call Sweet Orange “the sunshine oil” and it works well with Geranium to create a beautiful uplifting blend. Try 2 drops of Geranium and 3 drops of Sweet Orange in an essential oil diffuser or on a piece of kitchen paper . . . → Read More: Essential oils to help you beat the winter blues. Part 1

Essential oils for focus, alertness and concentration

Aromatherapy Tip of the Day: Finding it hard to concentrate or to focus? Try diffusing Lemon, May Chang and/or Rosemary (avoid latter if you have high blood pressure). You can put 4-6 drops in your oil burner, or put the drops on a tissue or kitchen paper and either put on a warm radiator or . . . → Read More: Essential oils for focus, alertness and concentration

Tea Tree Essential Oil for healthy gums

Tea Tree to help support healthy gums: If you have bleeding or weak gums, brush your teeth with one drop of Tea Tree Essential oil. Do this daily, preferably x2 a day. Do not rinse (but also do not swallow the Tea Tree). This is after you have normally brushed your teeth and rinsed your . . . → Read More: Tea Tree Essential Oil for healthy gums

Tips for feeling alert and energetic

Well, yes, it has all been said before but there’s no harm in saying it again and reminding ourselves on how to feel good more of the time. How many of these points do you implement regularly in your life?

Drink lots of water. Read why here. Sleep well. Read how here. Eat well. Eat . . . → Read More: Tips for feeling alert and energetic

My favourite 5 ways to a better night’s sleep

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We all need a good decent night’s sleep to feel good and function to our maximum in the day. Whether you have the occasional restless night, are going through a rough patch sleeping or are a chronic insomniac, there are many tips here to help you find your way to a . . . → Read More: My favourite 5 ways to a better night’s sleep