What are essential oils good for?

Essential oils are highly concentrated and volatile plant extracts that, despite being totally natural, can offer a versatile range of benefits. There are a wide range of essential oils on the market, each offering their own benefits and uses. Let’s take a look at what some of our favourite essential oils can be used for…… Read more »

Lavender Gifts

Lavender is one the world’s most popular essential oils, and has been used for decades to treat and manage a whole host of common ailments. From sleep deprivation, skin problems and stress and anxiety through to aches and pains, tiredness and depression, Lavender offers a fantastic range of therapeutic properties that will allow you to live… Read more »

How to use Lavender Oil For Sleep Problems

Getting a great night’s sleep is integral to your general mood and wellbeing, especially when it comes to tackling the many demands that come hand in hand with everyday life. After all, many day-to-day stresses can have an impact on your sleep pattern, especially if you have a demanding job, or a busy family life…. Read more »

Which essential oil is good for anxiety?

Anxiety is extremely common and everyone will experience feelings of anxiety from time to time. However, for some it occurs on a regular basis with Generalised Anxiety Disorder being one of the most common mental health illnesses in the UK. When looking for a treatment, many people turn to essential oils as they have been proven… Read more »

Can Lavender Essential Oil Be Applied Directly Onto The Skin?

There has been much debate about whether essential oils can be applied directly onto the skin, or whether they should be diluted into a carrier oil, such as olive or sweet almond? It is accepted fact that the majority of essential oils should not be applied directly to the skin and you should never apply… Read more »

Kill Your Cold By Using Eucalyptus Oil On Your Feet

Hooray! There finally seems to be a little hint of summer! Obviously being lucky enough to live on the wonderful island of Jersey, we do tend to get a little more than our fair share of sunshine, lollipops and rainbows (to coin a phrase), especially when compared to our mainland UK cousins. However this year, even… Read more »

Lavender With Fish?

It may sound like the excesses of wonderful lavender grown here on our delightful Jersey Lavender Farm may have gone to our heads, but recently we have been experimenting with a few new ways to use our delicious culinary lavender – and one of the surprising, but surprisingly delicious discoveries we made was lavender with… Read more »

New Year’s Detox With Lavender

The botanical name for lavender, ‘lavandula’, comes from the latin ‘lavare’, meaning ‘to wash’ as it was used in Roman Bath Houses to scent and purify the water. So with the oncoming New Year and the ubiquitous need for a detox after the somewhat over-indulgent festive period, maybe we should be taking guidance from our Roman ancestors… Read more »

Homemade Lavender Christmas Gifts

Lavender makes a wonderful gift at Christmas time as it’s so versatile and if you want to present your family and friends with heartfelt homemade gifts, a little bit of lavender can be a wonderful way of doing so. Below are four great homemade lavender gifts you can make this Christmas time. Lavender Hearts Simple… Read more »

Give The Perfect Gift – A Jersey Lavender Gift Voucher

According to a recent survey, gift shopping can be a seriously worrisome and stressful business. Many people feel that trying to find the perfect gift for your loved ones can be fraught with difficulties; what if they don’t like it? What if they take it the wrong way? What if my gift is not reciprocating… Read more »