Lavender essential oil is an indispensable part of any aromatherapy it – we use it for just about everything! Lavender essential oil is a natural antiseptic and is handy to apply neat to distressed, problem skin, bites, bruises and outbreaks. Lavender has an excellent reputation for encouraging skin regeneration and repair. It is fantastic for all kinds of skincare, being a cooling tonic, improving the circulation and promoting skin health. We recommend it for dry or irritable skin problems. Lavender essential oil is also a lovely oil to add to you and your baby’s bath, it is a very children-friendly essential oil.
Lavender has a wonderful ability to calm, relax and uplift. Use it for headaches, nervous tension, anxiety and general irritability. Lavender gently soothes and restores balance. It helps to release frustration and promotes self expression. It teams very well with most other essential oils in an aromatherapy diffuser and it will help to cleanse the air and promote a relaxing space.
Tips: Before bedtime, apply a couple of drops of lavender essential oil to a cloth and tuck into your pillow to promote a sweet sleep. Rub one or two drops of lavender essential oil between the palms and inhale. Dilute three drops of lavender oil in 10ml cold pressed massage oil to aid relaxation and ease aches and pains.
A non-bio laundry liquid is worth taking your clothes off for! It is a brilliant all-rounder that stands up to dirt and stains even on low temperatures, whilst being a big softie on your skin.
White vinegar has many uses, including, being used as a rinse aid, to clean glass, brighten small appliances, clean your kitchen, keep laundry soft and freshen up after pets etc.
Percarbonate of soda is a natural disinfectant and stain remover and replaces all "Oxy" products. The ingredients are derived from raw materials (salt, water and chalk). It's an excellent natural bleaching agent (oxygen bleach), stain remover (tea, coffee, red wine, fruit stains, blood, etc), softens water and tremendously increases the efficiency of cleaning products.
Rubbing alcohol, sometimes called isopropyl alcohol, is a great multi-tasker, useful for shifting stubborn marks and disinfecting surfaces.