Summer Livin'

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.

Natural therapy for all Types

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.

Zest for Life

Introducing the beautiful Tangerine Essential Oil (Citrus reticulata)

Rest and Digest versus Fight or Flight

It Makes Scents - dōTERRA® Touch Kit

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.

Calming Copaiba

Introducing Copaiba

Seasonal Threats

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?

Essential oils to the rescue for men

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.

Master your Microbes

So what exactly are Microbes you ask?

Essential oils and sleep

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.

Low Toxicity Living

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.

Joanna's Paleo Pancakes (Thermomix® Recipe)

Gluten free, grain free; Adapted from elanaspantry.com for the Thermomix

Mental health is a 20/80 balancing act.

When you have lived with or through a mental health experience your attitude towards self-care really changes.

Immunity Support with Essential Oils

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

My Daily Routine Habits

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!

The problem with women's health, is male.

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?

Your body tells you what it needs. Are you listening?

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.