Health & Beauty Blog

Aromatherapy Awareness Week 10 – 16 June 2019

By on June 10, 2019 in Health & Beauty Blog | 0 comments

Its Aromatherapy Awareness Week – how fabulous! A whole week dedicated just to wonderful aromatherapy. I love how an aromatherapy massage can make you feel and completely relax or uplift you, depending totally on which oils are used. So what exactly is aromatherapy?

Aromatherapy is one of the most gentle and versatile of the complementary healing arts. It harnesses the natural therapeutic powers of essential oils to relieve a whole host of physical and emotional complaints ranging from stress, anxiety and fatigue through to insomnia, aches and pains (incl pain management) and problem skin conditio

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The Holistic Health Show

By on June 5, 2019 in Health & Beauty Blog | 0 comments

Every year, Birmingham welcomes thousands of therapy professionals to The Holistic Health Show held at the NEC in May. This is essential a trade show for therapy professionals who have the opportunity to see the latest seasonal therapy launches, whilst enjoying free educational talks on a variety of subjects. There is also an ever-popular Chill Out Zone, offering...

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By on March 18, 2019 in Health & Beauty Blog | 0 comments

Although it’s ok and totally natural to feel anxious at times, it’s important not to let those feelings get out of control. Over time anxiety can have a serious effect on our health and wellbeing. We’ve all got certain pressures, i.e. work deadlines, financial worries, specific events, as well as the usual daily challenges. Some self-help therapies can help you feel calm and soothe your nerves.

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Time for reflection

By on December 19, 2018 in Health & Beauty Blog | 0 comments

Well here we are again with Christmas nearly upon us. I literally do not know where this year has gone. I feel its time for some reflection and to take a look back over the year, whilst also preparing for the year ahead. Here’s a summary of B2B’s 2018.

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The Benefits of Basil

By on October 5, 2018 in Health & Beauty Blog | 0 comments

Most of us associate basil with a hearty bowl of spaghetti Bolognese, but outside of the kitchen, this humble herb has been used for centuries to treat a range of common ailments.

A native of Asia, basil has a long history of use in Ayurveda, the traditional health system of India, for the treatment of coughs, colds and other respiratory problems. It has also been used as a traditional remedy for digestive complaints such as flatulence, indigestion, nausea and stomach cramps.

In terms of boosting mental health, basil is said to have a positive action on the nervous system, helping to reduce mental fatigue, ease headaches and improve concentration.

In contrast to prescription drugs such as diazepam, a recent study even suggests that basil – including the essential oil – can help to reduce anxiety without any sedative side effects.

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