Essential Oils

natural remedies for congestion relief
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Natural Remedies for Congestion Relief

A look at natural remedies for congestion relief, which you can easily try at home.

Whether caused by a cold, flu, allergies, pollution, or just dry air, nasal congestion can interfere with breathing, interrupt your sleep, and make you feel miserable.

essential oils for sports massage
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Essential Oils for Sports Massage

Essential oils to enhance your sportsmassage treatment.

When working within sports therapy, you will likely face concerns such as sprains, strains, bruising, swelling, inflammation and cramp. Let’s take a look at which essential oils have been used traditionally to help soothe these common ailments. 

Our Lavender Oil of Choice
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Our Lavender Oil of Choice

What's our Lavender oil of choice? 

Lavender is one of the most enduring and widely used scents in use today. And there's a reason for that. It is uniquely pleasurable to the vast majority of people and it never seems to go out of fashion.

Spotlight on Patchouli
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Spotlight on Patchouli

A spotlight on patchouli's uses and popularity in perfumery.

Whether you love it or hate it, there’s no denying the popularity of patchouli. In this blog, we'll be throwing a spotlight on one of nature's most intoxicating essential oils.

essential oils for winter
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Essential Oils for Winter

Our pick of the best essential oils to have on hand at winter.

Whether you’re in need of symptom-relief from winter coughs and colds, or you’re looking to ease muscular aches caused by the cold weather, or you simply want to create a cosy feel in your home, a good selection of essential oils is great to have in your arsenal at winter.

the importance of sustainably sourced sandalwood
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The Importance of Sustainably Sourced Sandalwood

A look at the controversial harvesting of Sandalwood, and the importance of choosing sustainable options.

With its unique fragrance, wide variety of uses, and benefits for both wellbeing and skincare, Sandalwood has a rich history and popularity around the world. However, it’s thought that up to 90% of sandalwood on the global market is illegally harvested.

top 10 calming essential oils
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Top 10 Calming Essential Oils

A roundup of some of the most popular essential oils used for their calming effects. 

Essential oils have been used for centuries for their effects on the mind and body. One of the most well-known uses of aromatherapy is to ease stress, aid relaxation and promote feelings of calm.

the uses and benefits of St. John's Wort oil
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St. John’s Wort Oil: Uses and Benefits

A spotlight on the traditional uses and benefits of St. John's Wort oil.

St. John’s Wort is well-known for its benefits in traditionally treating mood and emotional disorders, such as mild to moderate depression and anxiety. But what about its use and benefits when applied topically in skincare?

the uses and benefits of arnica oil
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Arnica Oil: Uses and Benefits

A spotlight on the traditional uses and benefits of arnica oil.

Arnica is perhaps best known for helping to soothe bruises, sprains and muscle pain, but it is also traditionally used to aid with inflammatory conditions of the skin (including eczema, psoriasis and rosacea), arthritic pain, poor circulation, migraines and hair loss.

Songbird Naturals all-natural massage and reflexology waxes
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Nature's Colour Palette

How the natural world gives our waxes and balms their beautiful colours.

We love to use natural ingredients because it allows our products to be a true representation of the powerful benefits that nature has to offer.