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What Exactly Can Lavender Essential Oil Do For You?

Lavender Essential Oil has been used for centuries for its perfume and therapeutic benefits. We love it! Whether it’s a bottle of essential oil to treat minor injuries or bath and beauty products scented with this amazing flower, we’re all huge fans at Dr Teal’s! The Egyptians used it in cosmetics, massage oils and medicines – and for embalming, but we won’t go into that! The Greeks, as a perfume and aromatic; the Romans as an antiseptic and for its healing properties. And now, today we are seeing a revival of interest in this popular essential oil as our favourite...

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Epsom Salt Bath – 6 Reasons To Run A Bath Now

We’re big fans of the bathtub here at Dr Teal’s! While taking a shower can be energising and convenient, a relaxing and detoxifying Epsom Salt bath is high on our list of favourite things to do.We’ve all got our favourite bath time treats, whether you like bubbles and foam, oils or bath salts. We especially like bubbles if they come in a fluted glass!However, although many of these bath products are doing wonders for your skin and senses, there are some products that are especially beneficial for your body and mind too.Epsom Salt is one such wonder. It contains important...

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5 Ways The Pros Recover After Working Out

How many of us skip the post exercise stretches in a rush to get back to work or home after a class? And then wonder why our legs feel like lead weights and we don’t have the energy to face another workout!While those post-exercise aches can be gratifying – no pain, no gain – if we don’t recover properly it can be hard to get back to the gym and keep motivated.So what should your post-workout recovery plan include? We thought we would find out what the pros do to recover after a workout. Here are their top tips. Post-Workout...

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Why A Relaxing Bath Is The Best De-Stress Tool

We’re all being constantly told to do things to de-stress from our busy lifestyles and work environments. We know that stress is bad for our health and wellbeing, but being told that we need to de-stress is actually quite stressful in itself! I can’t be the only person who often feels they don’t have the time to de-stress, and being nagged about it doesn’t help!So what de-stressing tools are most effective and can be fitted into our busy lives?You’ve probably already discounted a relaxing bath – takes too long to run a bath and you haven’t got time to lie...

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