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Aromatherapy for the menopause

Aromatherapy is a holistic therapy which uses the essential oils of plants - the concentrated aromatic  volatile part of the plant - to alleviate illness and promote balance in the body.  Oils are usually inhaled via steam inhalation or an…
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Fizzy drinks and bone density in kids and teenagers

Commercial fizzy drinks are high in phosphorus and high intakes of phosphorus lead to calcium being excreted from the body, reducing bone density.  This is a particularly important issue for teenagers who need more calcium than any other age…
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What is cognitive hypnotherapy? By Muriel Bouvier

Trance or hypnosis is an everyday occurrence. In fact, most of our behaviour is done in a trance (about 90%). Anything you do automatically is done in a trance. Or if you think of someone because you’ve walked passed someone else with the…
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Struggling to find healthy snacks you like?

A client following a gluten-free, sugar-free, dairy-free diet was upset when I said she shouldn't be eating crisps because they are so very bad for you - high in refined carbohydrates, high in the worst kinds of damaged fats, and contain acrylamides…
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Did you know Bergamot essential oil reduces anxiety and feelings of depression in anxious people?

Many people are aware there is good evidence to suggest aromatherapy essential oils such as Lavender and Chamomile may have a positive effect on the nervous system.  However, research has now been carried out in Taiwan on school teachers which…
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Making ointments

Ointments are easy to make and are very helpful for treating a wide range of conditions from dry, chapped skin and lips, to fungal infections like athlete’s foot and deeper ailments like osteoarthritis and aching muscles. Ointments differ…
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January Facebook Competition

Throughout January anyone who liked and followed my facebook page got my free nutrition and health tips throughout the month and was also entered into a prize draw to win £70 worth of nutrition/herbal consultations and treatment. I'm delighted…