The Top Uses of Rosemary Oil

Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) is a Mediterranean herb, which, like lavender, has been used for centuries for a wide range of physical and physiological conditions. Historically, it has mainly been associated with the strengthening of the memory and is thus a popular emblem of fidelity, constancy and remembrance throughout the ages. As well as the lavender,… Read more »

How To Store Essential Oils

For many newcomers to aromatherapy there might be lots of different questions that you might want to ask; ‘which oils should I start my collection with?’, ‘how do I know that I am using essential oils safely?’, ‘should I use essential oils neat or in dilution?’ and also often included in this list is ‘how… Read more »

How To Make Rosemary Shampoo

Homemade shampoo is a great way of ensuring you only put natural and fresh ingredients on your hair. Rosemary has many hair and scalp enriching properties which makes it a great choice for shampoo, and it also smells fantastic and blends with ease with other ingredients. Making your own rosemary shampoo isn’t too difficult at… Read more »

Beat The Summer Heat With Essential Oils

As the summer days get steadily hotter and hotter (and let’s not forget that here on the lovely Channel Island of Jersey we get even more days of sunshine the the rest of mainland UK!) it’s great to have a few tricks up your sleeve to keep cool. Obviously cool drinks, loose cotton clothing and… Read more »

Essential Oil Tips For Beginners

There are oodles of reasons to incorporate the use of essential oils into your lives; they smell amazing, they have an absolute myriad of uses and they are completely 100% natural. Here on our wonderful Jersey Lavender Farm we produce absolutely fantastic lavender essential oil, rosemary essential oil and eucalyptus essential oil and also blend… Read more »

How To Save Money When Stocking Your Medicine Cabinet

If you really start to look around your home, you may find that there are actually lots of different ways that you can save money. Cut your energy bills by switching off lights and only heating the rooms that you use. Rent out that spare room on Air BnB. Buy fresh, unpackaged and unprocessed ingredients… Read more »

How To Spot A Fake Essential Oil

Unfortunately, as with so many things in life these days, you don’t always get what you pay for. The trade in counterfeit goods is growing at an alarming rate and in 2012 in Europe alone almost 40 million products were detained by EU customs with an estimated value of c. €1bn – and these were… Read more »

Top Uses Of Rosemary Oil

Along with our lovely swaying fields of lavender, here on our Jersey Lavender farm we also have a fantastic crop of lavender’s cousin, rosemary. Well known for its myriad of culinary uses, rosemary also provides a pungent and powerful essential oil, which we carefully and expertly distil right here on the farm. So what are… Read more »

Beat Tiredness With Rosemary Essential Oil

Now that the clocks have gone back, the nights are drawing in and even here on the normally sun-drenched Channel Island of Jersey it’s definitely beginning to get chilly, many of us really find it difficult to stay awake. The combination of dark evenings and the temptation to curl up on the sofa in front… Read more »

Lavender: Love It Or Hate It?

Just the other day I was having a lovely chat with an apparently normal looking person, when I they uttered one of the strangest things that I’ve ever heard. They said ‘Oh, no, I hate the smell of lavender’. I was aghast! And then I slowly sidled away, as living on my wonderful Jersey lavender… Read more »