Beat The Summer Heat With Essential Oils

As the summer days get steadily hotter and hotter (and let’s not forget that here on the lovely Channel Island of Jersey we get even more days of sunshine the the rest of mainland UK!) it’s great to have a few tricks up your sleeve to keep cool. Obviously cool drinks, loose cotton clothing and… Read more »

Can Lavender Cure Your Hayfever?

Along with the onset of sunny weather, warm temperatures and lovely long light evenings (well here on the sun dappled Channel Island of Jersey at least!), for many summer also means the onset of hayfever. Hayfever is one of the most common allergic reactions, with an estimated 13 million people in the UK suffering from symptoms including;… Read more »

How To Distil Essential Oils

The quality of essential oils is affected by the distillation process and how the oil is extracted and used. Our oils are as pure and natural as you can find and our distillation process plays a key role in this. Steam Distillation Steam distillation is the most effective and most used way of extracting the… Read more »

Uses of Lavender Water – And How To Make Your Own!

Lavender water has got to be one of the oldest and simplest toiletries around, but this certainly doesn’t mean that you should discard it in favour of a bottle of some mass produced, chemically synthesised wonder product instead. In fact, if you are trying to get back to nature and reduce your carbon footprint too,… Read more »

Lavender Oil To Help Treat Alopecia

Hair loss can be both a naturally occurring part of ageing and also the result of a number of medical conditions. Hair loss sufferers can find it very emotionally distressing and statistics from 2009 show that, world-wide, there were 811,363 people seeking medical treatment for hair loss. Alopecia is the common term for all forms… Read more »

Add A Little Lavender To Your Wedding

It’s official: the hour has changed, the daffodils are nearly over and there’s even been some sunshine – yes, spring has definitely sprung and summer is on its way. Along with the promise of balmy summer days, comes the onset of wedding season! Barely a Saturday can go by in summer without there being the… Read more »

How To Grow Lavender In Bad Soil

Well, first and foremost, we feel that we have to address the title of this post, which does seem a bit silly since we wrote it! Anyway, there is no such thing as ‘bad soil’, just soil to which some plants are less well suited. If you happen to have the type of soil that… Read more »

How To Beat Stress With Lavender Essential Oil

Mental health issues, including stress, anxiety and depression, are the reason for one-in-five visits to UK GP’s. But what exactly is stress, what causes it and what can we do to beat it? Put simply, stress is the feeling of being put under too much pressure, whether it is emotional or metal. When the pressure… Read more »

Lavender Cheese

During a recent trip to Amsterdam, we were delighted to discover that the wonderful Dutch have a great love for three things; cake, waffles and cheese! Obviously this sent them heading straight to the top of our list of favourite nations, especially when in one gorgeous cheese shop we discovered a Gouda style cheese that… Read more »

Lavender For Valentine’s Day

The 14th February, or Valentine’s Day, is fast approaching and, for many of us, when thinking about a Valentine’s gift for our loved ones, our minds will immediately turn to red roses. However, trying to get hold of a bouquet of fresh red roses around the middle of February can be nigh on impossible, and… Read more »