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Essential oil combinations for deep muscle relief massage

Is there anyone who doesn’t suffer from sore muscles?  It could be related to a sporting injury or just the daily strain of everyday life – poor posture at a computer all day or jobs which involve lots of standing and lifting. Deep muscle relief massage can provide some real physical respite to tired, sore […]

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Essential oils for upset stomachs, bloating, aches and pains

stomach ache

There is nothing more unpleasant and painful than a bloated stomach or a gassy gut, the trouble is, there are so many potential causes, it’s difficult to know where to start when looking for remedies and solutions. Try changes to your diet, exercise, supplements and essential oil rubs There are plenty of over the counter […]

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Essential oils for foot pain and aching sore feet

help aching feet with essential oils

Essential oils for foot pain and aching sore feet: Refreshing essential oil foot soaks, spas and essential oil fusions. Everyone experiences aching or sore feet from time to time whether due to excessive work or exercise, poor-fitting shoes, podiatry problems or an underlying medical condition. Causes of painful, aching and sore feet Some causes of […]

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Breathe More Easily: Essential Oils for Coughs, Colds and Congestion from Allergies

ragweed can cause allergies

The tree pollen allergy season has arrived with a vengeance and with many people spending time exercising outdoors in rural areas and green spots than may have done so before, there is an uptake of interest in natural remedies for pollen issues. Pollen allergies can result in streaming eyes and nose and nasty sinusitis which […]

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How to get rid of bed bugs with these essential oil sprays and mixtures

our little boy asleep

Bed bugs sound like something from another era but they are more common than you might think. A bit like head lice which perversely only like clean scalps and hair, bed bugs are not necessarily a hallmark of poor household care or dirty bed linen. What size are bed bugs? (Image source: usda.gov) What causes […]

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How to treat Athlete’s Foot naturally

Athlete’s Foot is a very common fungal condition which occurs between the toes, hence the name.  The actual fungus is called ‘Tinea’ and the full name, ‘Tinea Pedis’, which simply means fungus of the feet.  Tinea can occur on other parts of the body as well but the warm, dark and usually moist conditions within […]

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How to help people with Dementia using Essential Oils

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Dementia, sadly, is incurable and whilst researchers and scientists continue to look for the genetic key to unlock this cruelest of conditions, the current focus is on alleviating symptoms of the disease and managing quality of life for those with this diagnosis. How can essential oils alleviate the symptoms of dementia? Dementia affects many aspects […]

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Essential oils for sinus pain and infection

make a chest rub to help with sinus pains

You have to have experienced blocked or infected sinuses to truly understand the pain and misery of Sinusitis which can have numerous causes and will affect many people in the course of their lives.  Some just seem to be more prone to sinus issues and infections than others.  Anything that impacts on your face is […]