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Can't live without Achy Breaky Rub

I suffer from chronic headaches and migraines, plus general chronic pain - especially back, legs and feet after a long day at work. This product provides essential and importantly non pharmacological relief from chronic pain. I use it every day and often share it with my work colleagues and family - the smell is amazing and the affects even better - instant relief. It's like owning my very own magic healing balm!

I absolutely love this place!

Whenever I am down south I always stop in and have a look around. The staff are so friendly and very helpful. Being based in Perth its great to know that I can order from them any time and it within a blink on an eye is here. These products are so great and they really do help. I suffer with bad anxiety and have been using the "relax" pulse point has help so much with that, especially when on the go.

Fabulous works magic on headaches

Love Breathe Easy and it’s now an essential in my handbag. Great for tension headaches, I will be back for more

wonderful for dry skin

i have to say this is the very first natural skincare range that has not dried out my skin, it has only been a week but so far so good. the first time i used these products i used way too much- less is more. so far no irritation and my skin is looking less dry and dare i say it, i think the stubborn puffiness under my eye is less now. all in all i definitely recommend anyone try this range and it smells just beautiful.

well made - good size

A very practical solution so I can always have my oils with me.
My aromatherapy box just wasn't practical and the cosmetic purse left everything jumbled.
This is spacious and each section easily holds a 10 ml oil bottle or one of my pulse point potions.
Well made... highly recommended

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304 reviews
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Can't live without Achy Breaky Rub

I suffer from chronic headaches and migraines, plus general chronic pain - especially back, legs and feet after a long day at work. This product provides essential and importantly non pharmacological relief from chronic pain. I use it every day and often share it with my work colleagues and family - the smell is amazing and the affects even better - instant relief. It's like owning my very own magic healing balm!

I absolutely love this place!

Whenever I am down south I always stop in and have a look around. The staff are so friendly and very helpful. Being based in Perth its great to know that I can order from them any time and it within a blink on an eye is here. These products are so great and they really do help. I suffer with bad anxiety and have been using the "relax" pulse point has help so much with that, especially when on the go.

Fabulous works magic on headaches

Love Breathe Easy and it’s now an essential in my handbag. Great for tension headaches, I will be back for more

wonderful for dry skin

i have to say this is the very first natural skincare range that has not dried out my skin, it has only been a week but so far so good. the first time i used these products i used way too much- less is more. so far no irritation and my skin is looking less dry and dare i say it, i think the stubborn puffiness under my eye is less now. all in all i definitely recommend anyone try this range and it smells just beautiful.

well made - good size

A very practical solution so I can always have my oils with me.
My aromatherapy box just wasn't practical and the cosmetic purse left everything jumbled.
This is spacious and each section easily holds a 10 ml oil bottle or one of my pulse point potions.
Well made... highly recommended

Essential Oil Safety – Rule 1: DO NOT Use Undiluted Oils On Your Skin

Essential Oil Safety - Rule 1 Never use undiluted oils on your skinThere is a worrying and growing trend for people to apply undiluted essential oils to the skin.

In fact several multi level marketing companies promote this practice much to the concern of practicing aromatherapists and medical practitioners around the globe.

You see by applying neat 100% essential oil to your skin you are playing Russian Roulette with your health.

Sure you may get away with it a few times but for many at some point, sensitisation and all the complications it presents, will happen.

A Typical Case of Sensitisation

At Moon Haven we are seeing more and more people who are sensitised to a specific essential oil.

A client will come into the store and ask us if we have anything without such and such an oil in it.

Usually we can help them but when asked for more details on how the sensitisation came about  we are told “I was advised that I could use such and such on my skin to help  with a specific condition”… or … “I read on the internet that such and such an oil applied neat to the affected area was good for” acne/thrush/eczema/ psoriasis/flu/tinea/sinus/headache/scoliosis/stress etc and I thought wow that sounds great.”
They go on to tell us that at first their skin or body didn’t react to the oil but as they continued the ‘therapy’ irritation, blistering, redness, swelling or  hayfever symptoms began and continued to get worse over time.
Now all that they have to do is smell that particular scent or come into contact with a very dilute form of the oil and their body goes into overdrive.

Sensitisation is Becoming Common with the Increase in the Use of Undiluted Essential Oils

This is a classic case of sensitisation to a specific essential oil. It is becoming increasingly common even with the most beautiful and gentle essential oils like lavender, rose geranium and tea tree.

In years past we rarely saw sensitisation cases but sadly it has now become an almost daily occurrence.

Essential oil Safety Rule 1: Always use diluted essential oils on your skin

Recommended Massage Oil Dilutions

Recommended Massage Oil Dilutions

So our first rule of essential oil safety is to ALWAYS use diluted essential oils on your skin. You see in aromatherapy more or stronger is not necessarily better. In fact more or stronger is often downright dangerous!

I think in my own aromatherapy practice I have only ever used 100% pure essential oil on the skin of a client on a handful of occasions.  Each was an emergency and there was a specific and urgent need to apply the undiluted oil to the client to assist with a serious situation.

This article was written by Moon Haven’s aromatherapist and founder Leonie Gully.

Subscribe to the Moon Haven Newsletter where each month Leonie and the Moon Haven Team share articles just like this one plus fill you in on all the happenings at the Moon Haven Cottage. You can grab the latest newsletter by subscribing at the bottom of the moonhaven.com.au website

You can contact Leonie by emailing her at info@moonhaven.com.au
While any advice provided is general in nature, it is not intended to replace medical diagnosis or treatment.  If you are at all concerned about your condition it is important that you do consult your medical practitioner of choice for an individual treatment plan.

 


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