October 2018

Autumnal notes on cypress

2018-10-09T13:03:16+00:00

I can't believe it's already the middle of October! But here it is, autumn is upon us. That time of soft melancholy and heartbreaking beauty. This is the time of Metal in the Chinese 5 element theory. A time for letting go of that which is no longer necessary and gathering energy within. Metal issues may be [...]

Autumnal notes on cypress2018-10-09T13:03:16+00:00

September 2018

Which essential oils should I start with?

2018-09-27T13:26:31+00:00

So many aromatics, so little time! The world of essential oils and aromatic extracts is full of exciting possibilities. When we first start out it is easy to become overwhelmed by choice. And it's not cheap! People often ask me which oils they should start out with. It's a difficult question to answer, and while [...]

Which essential oils should I start with?2018-09-27T13:26:31+00:00

March 2018

Shape up for Spring, with essential oils

2018-03-26T17:05:24+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 oils2018-03-26T17:05:24+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 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 imbalance2017-03-21T11:48:59+00:00

Essential oils for mares and hormone health.

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

Understanding moody mares It’s that time of year! Your mare is moody, pulling faces when you saddle her, not concentrating when you ride, harassing the geldings and rubbing her mane! Her hormones are running riot and you don’t know what to do. First, a little understanding is in order: What are hormones? Why do they [...]

Essential oils for mares and hormone health.2016-12-22T19:41:01+00:00

August 2015