Essential Oils for: Cleaning the kitchen

While this isn’t one of my specialist subjects (like all things mental health), I do like to have a clean kitchen.

There’s something about stuff being on the kitchen sides which just drives me batty.

If, like me you’ve already made the switch from household cleaning products to using essential oils mixed with water you’ll have noticed a difference in the air within your home.

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Making chocolate a necessity in your diet

OK, so we’re about to embark on one of my favourite subjects today – food.

I love food.

More importantly – I love cakes, chocolates, pastries and all things scrumptious!

Now, I firmly believe the only diet anyone should be doing is the Rainbow Diet – eat everything of every colour in moderation.

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Essential Oils for: A Hangover

Woo – bet this is the post that you never thought would appear?!

Now, you’ll have to bear with me because until recently I had never tested this out.

I was t-total for the past 23 months then went to a wedding, didn’t know anyone so had a few drinks to stop everything being so awkward…

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Lemon Essential Oil for IBS

For the past few years I’ve been struggling off and on with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS).

As may of you know it can be an extremely uncomfortable and quite embarrassing condition.

For me, when it’s at its worse I bloat up so horrifically I look like I’m 6 months pregnant.

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3 Top Tips to Instantly Reduce Stress

We all know that being stressed is just about one of the most harmful things we can do to ourselves. Being stressed shuts down your immune system and forces your body to focus all its attention on keeping you alive. It’s not your bodies fault – it thinks your about to be eaten by a lion or something else utterly dangerous. While that meeting with your boss may set off all the same physiological responses as tussling with a lion I’m sure we can both admit it’s just not helpful!

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If I was trapped on a desert island which 3 essential oils would have to be with me?

If you were trapped on a desert island which 3 essential oils would you have with you-HA! What an awesome question even if I do say so myself :O

Everyone without a doubt will have a favourite few oils. Interestingly you can actually glean a lot from the oils someone just can’t bear to be without – and no two people I have met have the same oil combination, in the same order. I’m sure there are other people out there with the same three as me but hey the world’s a big place!

My three well that’s easy – Clove, Lemon & Lavender.

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