Natural Mosquito Solutions

Mosquitoes aren’t just annoying, they can also spread certain illnesses like the Zika virus and Dengue fever, which has earned them the title of the second most dangerous animal in the world (after humans – sigh). Unlike humans, mosquitoes can be killed with a single swat. However, if you’d rather not be woken up in the middle of the night by that pesky sound and the ensuing swatting battle, try one or several of these tips …

 

 

DIY Spring Oil Diffuser Blend

This natural oil diffuser blend is a lovely fresh scent that will bring spring indoors. The last time I shared an oil diffuser blend was for winter; the carrier oil was sweet almond which works quite well but isn’t very long lasting. I don’t usually suggest a synthetic option, however, you may prefer to use a low ratio dipropylene glycol water carrier that lasts longer and travels up the reeds more efficiently. Although it’s not natural …

 

 

The Dangers Of Ingesting Essential Oils

Did you know that you shouldn’t ingest essential oils unless advised by a practitioner who has been specifically trained to prescribe essential oils this way? Stacey, Aromatherapist Extraordinaire and creator of the most beautiful essential oil scented soy candles and pulse points (available in our online soon), passed on this valuable piece of information when she came to visit last week. Since then she’s kindly written a short article on the subject. The Dangers Of …

 

 

Hydrate With Soaking Drops

Have you heard of soaking drops? Soaking drops are added to warm water and help to hydrate, gently cleanse the skin, as well as increasing its ability to absorb the beneficial ingredients (hopefully you are using a natural plant-based product) in your favourite moisturiser or facial serum. Soaking your face is an invaluable tool if you want to achieve a soft, glowing, radiant complexion. Wetting your face several times with a simple solution of essential oils …

 

 

Lemon Essential Oil Removes Soap Scum

Did you know that if you wipe your clean shower door with Lemon Essential Oil it will remove any build-up and keep your doors protected a little longer from soap scum. The best way to get a good clean is to first mix up equal parts of Wendyl’s Premium Double Strength White Vinegar and water, pour this solution into a spray bottle and spray all over your shower door.  Leave as long as you can, …