//Essential Oils

July 2017

May 2017

How Animals Use Essential Oils Naturally

2017-05-21T14:46:36+00:00

I live in Portugal, which is an aromatherapist's delight. In my back yard (30 hectares/75 acres) aromatic plants grow wild. They include two types of lavender, helichrysum, cistus, rosemary, mint, thyme and chamomile. My horses and dogs are free to interact with theses plants whenever they like. What I have observed is that they hardly ever [...]

How Animals Use Essential Oils Naturally 2017-05-21T14:46:36+00:00

Aromatic Strategy for Sweet Itch

2017-05-12T12:07:08+00:00

It’s that time of year, Spring has sprung, the bird is on the wing, and so are all the flying pests! Those of you with itchy horses are getting ready to protect your precious friends from suffering, and I am here to give you some ideas how to succeed in your mission. Essential oils relieve [...]

Aromatic Strategy for Sweet Itch 2017-05-12T12:07:08+00:00

April 2017

Essentials oils protect against Fleas, Ticks (and other unwelcome guests!)

2017-04-07T09:25:55+00:00

Aromatic protection Aromatic essential oils and hydrosols are your best ally in the fight against fleas, ticks and mosquitoes. Not only do they actively repel bugs, but unlike chemical treatments they will improve your dog's overall well-being at the same time. Bug protection starts inside Healthy dogs, fed fresh whole food, are more able to [...]

Essentials oils protect against Fleas, Ticks (and other unwelcome guests!) 2017-04-07T09:25:55+00:00

March 2017

Shape up for Spring, with essential oils

2017-03-21T11:40:31+00:00

Spring! Everything's full of energy and vigour and new life, bounding around enthusiastically like a foal. It's time to shake off the sluggishness of winter and get ready for summer fun. In Traditional Chinese Medicine, Spring belongs to the element Wood, which also rules the Liver and Gallbladder meridians, so this is the best time [...]

Shape up for Spring, with essential oils 2017-03-21T11:40:31+00:00

March 2016

Essential oils for a dog’s hormonal imbalance

2017-03-21T11:48:59+00:00

It's spring time. I guess it's natural that things 'hormonal' should become an issue. First of all Dharma Dog's mammary glands expanded, and she was gaining weight. I kept running her recent heat through my memory, checking if whether there had been ANY opportunity for her to have slipped away. Despite being 99.9% sure she couldnt [...]

Essential oils for a dog’s hormonal imbalance 2017-03-21T11:48:59+00:00

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November 2014

October 2014

Sweet Fennel – Earth into Metal

2016-12-22T19:41:01+00:00

Sweet Fennel bridges the Traditional Chinese Medicine seasons of Late Summer and Autumn (Fall). The sweet yet pungent fragrance, tell us that Sweet Fennel belongs to Earth and Metal, governors of those seasons. Traditionally used as a digestive aid, working on the stomach and large intestine, Sweet Fennel also helps to clarify mental confusion, let-go of obsessive behaviour and to express yourself clearly. Late summer is the time for integrating lessons learnt over the fruitful summer time and Autumn is the time for letting go of that which is no longer serving you.

Sweet Fennel – Earth into Metal 2016-12-22T19:41:01+00:00