Peppermint: Mind Body Benefits & Ayurvedic Advice

As a qualified aromatherapist and someone who has used oils in everything from homemade skincare items, to bath mixes, to healthy snacks, there’s a lot to discover when it comes to essential oils. Medicine Man Whilst they’re often dismissed as a ‘natural alternative’ to medicines, it’s worth noting that these oils are the original medicine.Continue reading “Peppermint: Mind Body Benefits & Ayurvedic Advice”

Ojas Boosting Bars

Originating from Yoga’s sister science of Ayurveda; Ojas is the subtle ‘essence’ or energy responsible for vitality, health, radiance, energy, strength, immunity, vigour, longevity of life and overall mental, emotional and physical wellbeing. Ojas is something the body both has within itself (i.e. babies are a fantastic example of having a high level of Ojas,Continue reading “Ojas Boosting Bars”

Sattvic Snacks: Cardamom, Cashew & Chickpea Cookies

In a recent Yoga & Meditation workshop I hosted with my mother (a Yoga & meditation teacher herself, as well as a qualified hypnotherapist and all-around wise woman), we briefly spoke about how a Sattvic diet was traditionally used to aid in the practices of meditation. The word ‘sattvic’ means ‘pure’, and it’s often referredContinue reading “Sattvic Snacks: Cardamom, Cashew & Chickpea Cookies”