Category: Health

Headaches

Headaches can be caused by a number of different factors – sinus congestion, nervous stress, eye strain, too much sun or too much alcohol! Lavender is particularly indicated for tension …

Sunburn

Due to its excellent healing and analgesic properties, lavender can provide instant relief from heat rash or red and sore skin – it can also prevent blistering. For large areas, …

Impetigo

This highly infectious skin disease which mainly affects children is usually caused by an invasion of the streptococcus or staphylococcus bacteria. Inflamed patches or spots appear, usually on the face, …

Lice (Pediculosis)

Lice are small blood-sucking insects which cause the scalp to become itchy and uncomfortable; they are a common and recurrent problem among schoolchildren. Most establishments suffer from outbreaks from time …

Stress

‘Stress’ is not an illness as such but a ‘multi-dimensional syndrome’ which can cause a wide range of physical ailments and psychological problems ranging from high blood-pressure, headaches or digestive …

Menopause

Known as the ‘change of life’, this is the time when menstruation ceases. It is frequently characterized by emotional and physical symptoms of ill-health such as headaches, hot flushes, depression, …

Laryngitis

Laryngitis is characterized by a sore throat, hoarseness or a temporary loss of voice brought on by an infection such as bronchitis or flu, or due to overstraining the vocal …