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Benefitting from pacifying sandalwood
Benefitting from pacifying sandalwood

Sandalwood is one of the most wonderfully calming scents. The aroma pacifies the nervous system and it is such a beautiful fragrance. In India sandalwood is also named Gandha and Gandha is also translated as fragrance.
Pacifying and precious Sandalwood
Pacifying and precious Sandalwood

Sandalwood is the quintessential oil of yoga and of India. And it’s one of our favourites to pacify the nervous system. An interesting fact is that the Sanskrit word for fragrance is Gandha and this is also...
Ditch overwhelm with an expectation detox - part 2
Ditch overwhelm with an expectation detox - part 2

How can we start to manage the challenges that very often arise at time when we are “expected” to be joyful and happy? And where the whole family “should” enjoy themselves?

Ditch overwhelm with an expectation detox - part 1
Ditch overwhelm with an expectation detox - part 1

This isn’t really the time for detox. Not the time for detox as we usually think of it: detoxing from sugar, unwholesome fats, comfort food or alcohol, anyway. Autumn and winter are times of nourishment and nurturing. However, the festive holiday period and Christmas are excellent times to detox from expectations.
What is Yogic sleep?
What is Yogic sleep?

We want to introduce you to the perfect hibernation treat. It is deeply nourishing and rejuvenating. It is one of the most relaxing things you can do. It is....
The magic of ginger
The magic of ginger

Ginger is truly a magical spice. We love the raw root, the ground dried ginger and the essential oil. But how do you know what kind of ginger preparation to use? And what do we use ginger for?