Essential oils

Patchouli

Images from here. (The Essential Oils Direct website, which I recommend if you want to buy quality essential oils.) Part of a regular series of posts about essential oils. All information here is for information only, and oils should be used in consultation with a trained professional. Never take essential oils internally. Name- Pogostemon cablin […]

Black Pepper

Images from here. Part of a regular series of posts about essential oils. All information here is for information only, and oils should be used in consultation with a trained professional. Never take essential oils internally. Name- Piper nigrum Contraindications- There are no contraindications for Black Pepper, although I would exercise caution if you have […]

Aromatherapy Awareness Week

Aromatherapy Awareness Week starts today. As you’ll know if you read my blog regularly the wide range of essential oils used in aromatherapy support your mental, physical, spiritual and emotional wellbeing in a myriad of ways. Why not book an appointment this week during Fiver Fest and try it out for yourself.      

Jasmine

Images from here. Part of a regular series of posts about essential oils. All information here is for information only, and oils should be used in consultation with a trained professional. Never take essential oils internally. Name-┬áJasminum officinale Contraindications- It is an effective sedative, so caution needs to be taken here. It should not be […]

Basil

Part of a regular series of posts about essential oils. All information here is for information only, and oils should be used in consultation with a trained professional. Never take essential oils internally. Name- Ocimum basilicum Contraindications- Avoid during pregnancy. Uses/good for- Basil is great for focus, and is one I often use in study/revision […]

Spearmint

Part of a regular series of posts about essential oils. All information here is for information only, and oils should be used in consultation with a trained professional. Never take essential oils internally. Name- Mentha spicata Contraindications- There are no specific contraindications for Spearmint, other than the usual suggested reduction in dilution if pregnant or […]

Orange

Part of a regular series of posts about essential oils. All information here is for information only, and oils should be used in consultation with a trained professional. Never take essential oils internally. Name-Citrus sinensis Contraindications- Phototoxic, so do not use if the skin will be exposed to strong sunlight or a tanning bed after […]