How to use Essential Oils for Labour

by anjayoga

Let’s talk about essential oils and aromatherapy… and how it may help you in your  life: physically, mentally, emotionally and even spiritually. We are continuing the tips on how to use them during labour and childbirth. Did you read my post on 5 Essential Oils for Labour? Otherwise here are my favourite oils for childbirth. Now we […]

5 Essential oils for labour ~ Part 1

by anjayoga

Let’s talk about essential oils and aromatherapy… and how it may help you in your  life: physically, mentally, emotionally and even spiritually. This time during childbirth. Here are my top tips for using essential oils in labour and childbirth. 5 Essential oils for labour Essential oils are powerful plant medicine. The effect can be subtle […]

Under the influence of oils Part 1

by anjayoga

Let’s talk about essential oils and aromatherapy… and how it may help you in your daily life: physically, mentally, emotionally and even spiritually. What are essential oils? All plants have aromatic essences. Or what we refer to as essential oils. During photosynthesis the plants create these aromatic oils. We find them, and extract them, from […]

From Namaste to Ab Workout: 3 Yoga Poses that Help Strengthen Your Core

by anjayoga

From Namaste to Ab Workout: 3 Yoga Poses that Help Strengthen Your Core Especially with summer just around the corner, we are all looking to flatten our stomach and bring out those abs that went into hibernation throughout winter. As you know, a flat stomach requires a lot of work, but by adding targeted core […]

Jasmine – The Queen of the Night

by anjayoga

Jasmine flowers The fragrance of jasmine invokes an intoxicating, sensuous and exhilarating mood. I love the fragrance of jasmine. Walking past flowering jasmines at the night when the scent is strongest mmm… We often associate jasmine with seduction, romance and sensuality. It is called the queen or mistress of the night referring to how the strong […]

Calling new mums!

by anjayoga

My friends at Chiaro are looking for new mums to help them with new product development. This one is super exciting (and top secret!). And you can be part of it. I have great respect for this company. You may have seen my blog post talking about the Elvie app that helps strengthen the pelvic […]

The Beauty of Hibiscus

by anjayoga

The Beauty of Hibiscus Hibiscus is such a beautiful exotic flower. I love seeing them flowering and seen them on my travels to both India and Morocco in abundance. Skin + hair tonic In Ayurvedic medicine they hold their reputation of beauty as a hair tonic and to improve the complexion of our skin. This […]

Essential Oils + Essential Safety

by anjayoga

The power of aroma is extraordinary. You walk past a jasmine plant and you remember a warm sunny summer night. Or maybe a whiff of patchouli takes you back to the now old-style “new-age” shops, the ‘60s and 70s or lentils and brown rice… The effect of essential oils go straight to our olfactory system […]

Summer Season Irritations

by anjayoga

Summer Season Irritations It’s finally summer. The sun is shining. All we want to do is be outdoors – all day. Except being outside gives you itchy eyes, watery and irritated. You start sneezing and the nose is running. Constantly. You just feel irritated and irritable. You’ve got hay fever. And for us in the […]

Flower Evolution

by anjayoga

Flowers: the beauty, the fragrance… their magic I love going to botanical gardens, walk in nature. Simply being in nature feels calming and inspiring to me. On a more alchemical level I love the very vibration of the plants through flower essences and their scent through aromatherapy. I recently had the pleasure of having a […]

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