Living in Perth Western Australia and having three boys who love playing cricket, our family spends a lot of time in the sun and exposed to the heat. I really enjoy the summer months although I am struggling with the heat as I get older, and I know there are many people who don’t tolerate the extreme conditions and count the days until April.
Essential oils, aromatherapy, and diabetes may seem like an unusual combination, however natural therapies and essential oils have stood the test of time and have earned a place in the world of complementary treatments.
Introducing the beautiful Tangerine Essential Oil (Citrus reticulata)
There’s no denying that scent is a powerful tool for our wellbeing and the practice of aromatherapy is a thoroughly researched and respected method of healthcare across the globe. Though it’s not until you’ve personally experienced the positive effects of therapeutically pure essential oils that you can understand their place in our busy modern lives.
A change of season is here with Spring arriving this month and although the sunny days are lovely, sunny days after winter rain have the plants bursting into life and preparing to share their seeds and pollen with us all. So what do we do to assist in our home with seasonal threats?
Looking at the differing range of hormone levels that occur throughout life we can see that men experience changes from childhood, through puberty and into adulthood at similar major milestones as women.
So what exactly are Microbes you ask?
Sleep is essential to our survival and so it’s no wonder that without it, we struggle to function. We’re living in a fast-paced and demanding period of time, where many of us have lost touch with the most basic needs of the body and the messages our bodies are sending us.
Winter has arrived and as the weather becomes cooler and we huddle for warmth, we become more vulnerable to toxic exposure. With windows closed, heaters on, and lovely dyed wools wrapped around our necks, being in winter contributes to the overall toxic load in our lives.
Gluten free, grain free; Adapted from elanaspantry.com for the Thermomix
When you have lived with or through a mental health experience your attitude towards self-care really changes.
Today I want to focus on the immune system and explain some of the human body’s amazing defence barriers against viruses and other threats
From the moment I open my eyes to the last flicker of my eyelids, the days are full and busy. I’m healthy, energetic and have a positive outlook on life and I want to share my routine with you!
Asking questions about the research being done into women's health . How can the science ever get it right, when they're asking the wrong questions?
They say 'need is the mother of all invention', and in my case it was the desire to be healthy that lead to a passionate belief in Functional Nutrition and natural remedies.