Wellbeing

Propolis: Uses and Benefits

A spotlight on the traditional uses and benefits of Propolis.

Increasingly referred to as ‘nature’s antibiotic’, propolis is a popular ingredient in topical and oral health care products, as well as natural cold and flu remedies.

Yesterday

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?

3 months ago

Is Sports Massage Just for Athletes?

A look at whether sports massage therapy is only relevant to sporting professionals.

It’s understandable to think of sports massage as being reserved for elite athletes, sporting professionals or serious amateurs. But can sports massage benefit everyone else, too?

4 months ago

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.

5 months ago

Natural Remedies at Winter

Top tips for helping to soothe the effects of coughs and colds using gentle and natural methods.

Viruses are usually particularly rife in winter. When you’re suffering with a cold or flu, there’s no substitute for plenty of rest to give your body the time and space needed to recover. But when your airways are full of congestion, your skin is dry and chapped, and your muscles are tired and aching, it’s understandable to want immediate relief.

5 months ago

A Guide to Self-Massage

What is self-massage, how is it done and who should do it?

Self-massage is exactly as it sounds: you massaging your own body. It can be an extremely beneficial way to make yourself feel better, both physically and mentally.

2 years ago

Finding Calm Amidst Uncertainty

Simple ways to take care of ourselves during challenging times.

During unprecedented times of challenge and uncertainty, it is so easy to be overwhelmed by feelings of stress, anxiety and fear. With our mental health so closely connected to our physical health, it is important to take time to care for our own mental wellbeing.

2 years ago