Health Conditions

The Truth About Hormones

Hormones – everybody has them, (not just women) and everybody needs them. But do you really know what they do? Hormones tend to get a bit of a bad press, especially in relation to women’s health, well-being and behaviour. We tend to blame...

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Managing stress

A previous post dealt with the effects that the mind and emotions can have on the physical body leading to symptoms of stress. This post considers the actions we can take to increase our ability to withstand stress and recover from its...

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Aromatherapy for Stress relief

Aromatherapy is a treatment which uses the considered and systematic application of essential oils to improve physical, spiritual and emotional well-being. Essential oils are natural substances derived from plant sources – flowers, herbs, spices...

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Aloe Vera for Managing Inflammation

A common use of Aloe Vera is as a healing balm for cuts, wounds, burns and abrasions. Often the leaf of this succulent plant is cut or snapped open to reveal the healing gel which can then be applied directly to the affected area. Aloe Vera gels...

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