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2703, 2023

Bergamot Essential Oil

March 27th, 2023|Categories: Aromatherapy Training|

Bergamot Essential Oil A small citrus tree that really packs a punch with its miniature orange fruit that, once its zest escapes, is capable of transporting you to a magical destination without the need to even step on a plane! A wonderful bright, sunny essential oil, perfect for welcoming in the Spring bringing thoughts of brighter things to come. Extracted by cold expression of the peel to give us pure drops of sunshine. Used in blends to help clear acne, eczema, dermatitis and psoriasis. It is also a useful EO to use in a blend to help relieve digestive complaints [...]

2703, 2023

Lemon Essential Oil

March 27th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

Lemon Essential Oil Perfect used in an Aroma Diffuser to clear and refresh the air. Lemon is a stimulating, happy essential oil which can help to lift the spirits, clear groggy minds and leave you feeling alert and refreshed. With exam season on the horizon put two drops of Lemon essential oil on a tissue and inhale slowly to help ease feelings of panic and anxiousness. Headache and migraine sufferers can benefit from using Lemon essential oil. Blended in a Rollerball and applied to the temples to ease the pain and tension. As an effective cleanser, Lemon essential oil is particularly useful when correctly blending into facial [...]

912, 2022

Aromatherapy – Frankincense Essential Oils

December 9th, 2022|Categories: New Courses|

Aromatherapy – a look at Frankincense - the gift of kings!! December 9th, 2022 Frankincense – Boswellia sacra By Melanie Dean Treasured since ancient time and considered to be a gift of kings. How much better could the credentials for an essential oil be? Frankincense, (sometimes referred to as olibanum) is renowned for its ability to heal the mind, body and soul. Burnt on altars and temples and used to drive out evil spirits, Frankincense continues to play an important role in prayer and meditation today. It is particularly helpful when used in a diffuser to help reduce stress and anxiety given its [...]

2211, 2022

Aromatherapy – a look at wonderful Rosemary!!

November 22nd, 2022|Categories: New Courses|

ROSEMARY – Rosmarinus officinalis By Melanie Dean Unleash your Rosemary and consider its importance as the ‘wonder herb’!! Not just used in food!! Perhaps you think of Rosemary as a perfect accompaniment to food – or you may have the dried needle like leaves stored deep inside your spice drawer. Its strong flavour and slight bitter taste compliments fatty foods like lamb and oily fish but it is also used to enhance cakes and desserts. The aromatic leaves and flowers can be used to make a tea, which can be helpful for the relief of headaches, colds, colic and [...]

1011, 2022

School of Natural Therapies is now a member of the UK Spa Association (UKSA)

November 10th, 2022|Categories: Oncology Massage|

The School of Natural Therapies has recently joined the UK Spa Association (UKSA) as a member for Spa Education and we were invited to submit out first article, which explores the important and very topical subject of mental health. Our article explores one particular aspect, relating to mental health in relation to those undergoing cancer treatment. This is a subject that we discuss during our 3-day Foundation Level in Cancer Care Massage Diploma course: - Here is the article we published October saw once again, Mental Health Awareness week; important dates for us to remember as industry professionals and [...]

611, 2022

School of Natural Therapies asked to judge at the National Massage Championships

November 6th, 2022|Categories: SNT News|

We were over the moon when, this October, the National Massage Championships asked us to judge three of their awards. The NMCs are a prestigious two-day event that take place every year in Olympia, London. It showcases the skills and finesse of massage therapists across various specialities.  Marc Innes, our Principal, judged the Spa & Wellness Massage and Chair Massage categories. ‘To be asked to judge these feels like a hallmark of one’s work and devotion,’ he says.  As part of his role, Marc assessed the massage techniques used, and how each participant delivered their service.  ‘Some of the [...]

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