Chamomile Roman

Botanical name: Chamaemelum nobile Botanical family: Asteracea (Compositae) Origins: UK Method of Extraction: Distilled from the flower head Colour: Bluey-Green (German Chamomile is Blue) Smell: Strong distinctly sweet Chemical Components:…

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Pine

Botanical name: Pinus sylvestris Botanical family: Pinaceae Method of Extraction: Distilled from the dry needles Colour: Browny- Yellow Smell: Strong distinct spicy aroma Chemical Components: Alcohols and Terpenes (there are…

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Petalite

This month I’ve chosen from the “the Crystal deck” again, as I felt that it would be nice to explore some of the less common crystal that are about! Petalite…

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Basil

Botanical name: Ocimum basilicum Botanical family: Lamiaccea Origins: Egypt Method of Extraction: Steam distilled Colour: Clear-Yellowy Smell: Strong distinct spicy aroma Chemical Components: Phenols / Alcohols depending on which type…

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Sports Massage

I am a Sports Massage Therapist…………… what does that actually mean?? Last year I embarked on my latest qualification – Level 5 Sports Massage Therapy – and I’m so pleased…

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Zincite

I’ve taken to using my “the Crystal deck” of cards I had when I first did my Crystal Therapy training to help me choose a Crystal to talk about. This…

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Ginger

Botanical name: Zingiber officinal Botanical family: Zingiberaceae Origins: China, Asia, India Method of Extraction: Steam distilled Colour: Yellowy-Brown Smell: Strong distinct spicy aroma Chemical Components: Sesquiterpenes Therapeutic Properties: Antispasmodic, causes…

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