Spring is officially on it’s way, even though it’s been freezing – literally! We now hopefully get to see bluer skies, more daffodils and the promise of lighter days and the warmth of sunshine! After hibernation and snuggling down of winter, spring is the perfect time for renewal and to make some healthier choices that you’ll be grateful for come summer!

Cleanse

Spring sunshine on a crisp cold day is the perfect time for hanging out duvets and pillows on the line to kill off any bugs.

Go natural to give your home a thorough cleaning. You really don’t need a multitude of toxic chemical laden products, just a handful of natural kitchen ingredients will do the job and create sparkle.

Bicarbonate of soda –  is brilliant and used mixed in water with a microfiber cloth, it will clean most surfaces. It’s great for soaking up odours too and even works on stains – mix it with a little amount of water to form a paste and it will work on mud, grass and perspiration. Eucalyptus oil is great for all oil stains.

Lemons – can be used really effectively to clean a ceramic sink and add a bit of lemon peel to your cutlery container in the dishwasher – it will help shine things up beautifully.

Vinegar – is great for making a ‘fizzing’ solution with bicarbonate of soda for cleaning the loo – put your rubber gloves on, remove some of the water from the bowl and get scrubbing! Vinegar is also fantastic for lino floors – 50:50 hot water and white vinegar brings it up like new (don’t use on waxed floor as it can remove the wax!).

Revive and Rejuvenate

These natural pick me ups will put a spring in your step.

Your body may welcome some support after the heavier foods and indulgences of winter months.

Occasional heartburn and acid discomfort after a meal are often symptoms of impaired digestion as a result of richer foods, overeating and stress.

Acid Soothe

 

Acid Soothe 90Acid Soothe™ is the vegan natural solution for occasional heartburn and indigestion. It contains enzymes, papaya leaf and other botanicals to support optimal digestion and ease symptoms associated with occasional gastrointestinal distress. Zinc Carnosine is also included in this formula to help strengthen the mucosal lining of the stomach. It’s fast acting with no artificial colours, flavours or preservatives, no soy, dairy, gluten, corn or casein.

Symprove Live and Activated Bacteria

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We are a nation depleted in good gut bacteria which can lead to digestive problems, obesity and of course low immunity.  Symprove live and activated bacteria has a Unique Delivery System (UDS) to ensure bacteria quickly reaches targeted areas of the gut. The four unique strains of bacteria in Symprove work together to ensure they THRIVE in the intestines and targeted areas of your gut quickly and effectively.  It’s a non-dairy, gluten free, water-based drink which is gentle on the gut.

Replenish!

At this time of year we can be looking at a few winter months’ worth of neglected skin. If your skin feels tight and uncomfortable then it needs some attention!

 

AEOS Gentle Exfolient

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Reveal a glowing fresh complexion in time for spring with this multi award winning gentle exfolient. This will smooth and nourish skin while boosting hydration levels. A rich cocktail of skin-nurturing organic oils – jojoba seed, grape seed, argan and avocado – plus biodynamic spelt oil bursting with antioxidant, moisturising and regenerative properties, skin is left touchably-soft and perfectly primed for optimal product absorption.

natorigin-hand-and-nail-cream

For dry, cracked and chapped hands and nails, this long-lasting cream only needs a small amount to give relief to sensitive hands. Made with natural hydrating and protective oils, marine extracts and Shea butter. For working hands, dry, sensitive skin and dermatitis sufferers. Especially recommended for hands weakened by cold weather, this cream is rapidly absorbed into the skin leaving a non-greasy touch and silky nourished finish.