Our digestive system is quite complex and involves a number of processes. I think most of us take our digestive system for granted until something goes wrong. Some people have had digestive issues for most of their life or as they get older is now all of a sudden experiencing digestive issues. I personally have […]

Hair loss diffuse hair loss

Hairdressers around the world is seeing more and more clients coming into the salon distressed about hair loss. I am not just talking about slight hair loss, no hair falling out excessively. Like a handful of hair falling out after a shower or just by brushing it. Most of the cases have been people who […]

Don't know what is around the corner

I usually love getting ready for the new year – putting up the next year’s calendar and family planner, This year however I am not filled with the same enthusiasm. Looking back at 2020 is a bit different than any New Year’s eve. Reason for that is most likely because when the clock turns over […]

sleep-tips and techniques

  I am not sleeping well lately and during the day I am paying the price for that. Although when my head hits the pillow at night I fall asleep immediately. Now according to Dr. Michael Breus from that could actually be because of sleep deprivation. Well, I can believe that. Numerous nights of […]

Head Lice mechanical treatment heal lice comb

Head lice seems to be a problem in schools around the globe. I have lived on three continents and I can recall the letters that circulated regularly to inform parents when there was an outbreak of head lice in all schools that my kids attended. Head lice can make any parent anxious about dealing with […]


I am a big fan of Fennel oil but it is because I really like Licorice. Funny thing is that although I love the candy I can’t stand Licorice tea and I am a dedicated tea drinker. Fennel is a hardy herb and I have recently started cooking with Fennel as well or using raw […]

Ginger uses and benefits

Ginger essential oil   Although I am very familiar with ginger for cooking and the significant smell I have to be honest that I had no idea what a ginger plant looks like. I was really surprised that it is such a pretty plant.   The ginger plant grows in tropical countries and can grow […]


Geraniums always reminds me of my mother, not just because she was very fond of them but most of the Geranium species has originated from South Africa. I grew up in South Africa and was probably very ignorant of the sight of geraniums everywhere. Geranium is a bushy perennial shrub and have these hairy heart […]


Using essential oils can be very successful as a complimentary treatment for depression. Which essential oils are best for depression depends on a number of factors. Listen to your body and pay attention to some hidden symptoms of underlying depression. Understanding your own depression requires you to understand yourself a bit better. I have been […]

Carrier-Oil-Essential oil

Essential oils should never be used undiluted when you apply it topically on the skin. It should always be diluted in what is called a carrier oil. That can be a bit vague so here is a list of the best carrier oils to use to dilute essential oils. Carrier oils are not the same […]