Vanilla scented Coconut Oil & Aloe Vera Body Whip

Likely you’re already well aware of the beauty benefits (and others!) of both Aloe Vera and Coconut oil.  The ancient Egyptians used aloe vera for a range of different purposes and also called it the ‘plant of immortality’. Some uses for Aloe Vera – more can be read here at MindBodyGreen Treating sunburn Moisturising Fighting the signs of Ageing Full of nutrients, to just name … Continue reading Vanilla scented Coconut Oil & Aloe Vera Body Whip

Most Common Carrier Oils in Aromatherapy

Carrier oils would be used as a base oil to which your favourite essential oil is added, before use on the skin. This is to dilute the concentrated essential oils and making it more safe to use.  Different carrier oils have their own benefits, and below you can find some of the more commonly used and known.  These are the ones that I’ve personally used … Continue reading Most Common Carrier Oils in Aromatherapy

My Favourite Essential Oils

As mentioned in a previous article, I quite often use essential oils around the house.  Here, I’d like to list some of my favourite ones, and what I use them for Lavender – calming, relaxing, healing cuts or burns,  helps with bruises, eczema and other skin conditions, great for insect bites. reduces itchiness, said to be anti-bacterial, number one choice for first aid kits Lime,  Lemon, Bergamot, Sweet … Continue reading My Favourite Essential Oils