///Essential oil profile

August 2018

Support the Earth element with wild carrot seed

2018-08-26T18:55:11+00:00

It's the same every year. Suddenly the light shifts from the burning clarity of high summer, to a more mellow yellow tone. It's the colour of late summer, and I feel it in my digestion and energy levels. I have a slight discomfort in my stomach, an intolerance of starch and sugar and a desire [...]

Support the Earth element with wild carrot seed2018-08-26T18:55:11+00:00

May 2018

A Rare Lavender – May be the answer to fungal infections

2018-05-21T17:12:32+00:00

I have a new love in my life. White (or green, or yellow) Lavender (Lavandula viridis) is her name. For me getting to know an essential oil has the same frisson as any new love. The growing intimacy, the surprising characteristics that are revealed, the unknown, the edge of mystery. Green Lavender growing wild [...]

A Rare Lavender – May be the answer to fungal infections2018-05-21T17:12:32+00:00

October 2015

Autumnal notes on cypress

2016-12-22T19:41:01+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 cypress2016-12-22T19:41:01+00:00