athletes foot

Patchouli essential oil (Pogostemon cablin) is unmistakable, and for those of a certain generation its sweet earthy aroma will often trigger happy memories of the 1960’s and early 1970’s. Adopted by the counterculture that began in the USA and quickly swept the western world, patchouli will be forever associated with hippies, psychedelia, Hare Krishna and marijuana; although not necessarily all of those or in that order!
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Article by Geoff Lyth | Profiles - Essential Oils | Tags: , , , , , | Wednesday, January 8th, 2014 - 1:11

Despite spending hours and hours every year applying luxurious beauty treatments to our faces, necks and hands, have you ever noticed how our poor old feet are lucky to get more than a quick toe-nail clip or lick of nail varnish? Given the tremendous pounding that our feet have to take every day, it is genuinely surprising that we do not lavish much more care and attention on them.
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Article by Sue Charles | Mind and Body | Tags: , , , | Tuesday, June 4th, 2013 - 12:23

The essential oil derived from the leaves of this species is known in aromatherapy as both lemon eucalyptus as well as by its botanical name of Eucalyptus citriodora. Although this essential oil is not as popular in aromatherapy as the ubiquitous Eucalyptus globulus, it is fast growing in reputation due to its powerful bactericidal properties.
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Article by Geoff Lyth | Profiles - Essential Oils | Tags: , , , , , | Tuesday, November 6th, 2012 - 12:27