Phototoxic Essential oils

Phototoxic essential oils contain a high percentage of a constituents called Furanoids which cause an increase in  the effects of the sun on our skin. These constituents are commonly found in the peel of citrus fruits – they are what cause the fruit to change colors as they ripen in the sun. Fascinating! But…. Applying a Phototoxic oil (even … Continue reading Phototoxic Essential oils

Easy Bake Hot Cross Buns with our wild orange essential oil

Easter is fast approaching but I reckon there’s just enough time to crack on with some last minute baking before the Easter Bunny Arrives. And of course with our famous hot cross buns for our Easter Break. We have to be adding some of our luscious Wild Orange Essential Oil to the mix .. Yes … Continue reading Easy Bake Hot Cross Buns with our wild orange essential oil

The emotional part of our brain only responds to smell

Fact !! The area of the brain known as the amygdala plays a major role in storing and releasing emotional trauma. The only way to stimulate this gland is with fragrance or through the sense of smell. In other words - the emotional brain responds only to smell and not to words that are read, … Continue reading The emotional part of our brain only responds to smell