For thousands of years people have used plants for beauty and optimising health. Traditionally people developed medicine through observation and experimentation with plants. And in many countries, women in particular were responsible for collecting food and herbs to administer medicine and care for the wounded and sick. Herbs are still highly valued and used to… Continue reading 9 Medicinal Herbs to Keep in Your Garden
Are you always on the go and therefore forgetful? I'm definitely like that, which is why I always try and come up with solutions to help me remember things that I have to do. Here are 3 of my latest wellness tips for the forgetful people like me. Enjoy. Do you always forget to take… Continue reading Are you feeling forgetful? 3 Wellness Wednesday Tips
Last week I attended Rainbow Serpent Festival. During the festival I gave a workshop on Natural Beauty Products with Kitchen Ingredients in the Permaculture Garden space. Below are the recipes that were taught plus a few other hints and tips. I've kept the recipes as simple as possible as the idea is to use the ingredients available… Continue reading DIY Natural Beauty Recipes with Kitchen Ingredients
The Amazon Rainforest holds mystical magic for many of us, stories of pink dolphins, giant snakes, mini monkeys and trees that breathe. The Amazon Rainforest has been called ‘the lungs of the earth’ and its believed that it creates 20% of the world’s oxygen. This rainforest nourishes an incredible amount of plants and wildlife. And above… Continue reading Discover the essence of the Amazon
More than 2000 years ago, the Chinese were known to use food to "get in the mood". It was believed that certain foods had aphrodisiac qualities and would transform any person into a sex god/goddess. Bringing it back to today, various lots of information has been written about food as an aphrodisiac. 'Like Water for Chocolate'… Continue reading Aphrodisiac Foods in Every Day Life
As my final exams are approaching I've started feeling a little frazzled. Late nights and hours of reading and writing can take its toll. So as my finals are approaching I found myself opening my aromatherapy kit more and more.
Hard to believe, but cosmetics manufacturers are not legally required to list any of the hundreds of chemicals used in cosmetics and fragrances. Research shows that many ingredients used in beauty products have links with cancer, congenital malformations, and reproductive problems. These toxic ingredients may also contain neurotoxins and are often recognised as allergens. Your… Continue reading Know The Power of Your Purse