The magickal properties of elderflower
The elder is a tree of beginnings and endings, of birth and death. The elder speaks to us of regeneration and the power of the life force. It is a powerful symbol of life energy and creativity at a time of the year when everything must return, and elder is a reminder of the never-ending cycle of life, death and rebirth, bringing power and hope at this dark time in the year’s cycle.
The magickal properties of rose
Rose is associated with love. Red roses often given to a lover on Valentine’s day. Rose is a protective plant, giving its love from a distance. Its about balance and protection, allowing you to stand on your own two feet whilst it gently supports from behind saying “you can do this I’ve got your back”, like a protective mother. It’s the stabilisers on your bike, allowing you to ride with the wind, without falling off.
Rose essential oil
Rose oil is beneficial for all types of skin, but is especially useful for dry or sensitive skin. It helps to soften, soothe, hydrate and rejuvenate the skin.
Bergamot essential oil
Bergamot oil is very good for lifting the spirits and treating stress, depression, nervous anxiety and work-related tension.
Geranium essential oil
Geranium oil has uplifting and anti-depressant qualities and can be useful for anxiety, nervous disorders and hormonal mood swings. It helps to balance and soothe all types of skin – regulating sebum production in both dry and oily skin types. Can also help to promote healing and skin cell regeneration.
Lime essential oil
Lime oil can help revitalise a tired mind, helping to ease apathy and depression.