Onsen

Onsen

Most commonly known as Hot Springs, Onsens are the Japanese equivalent which includes the bathing facilities and Inns which are situated around them. Given Japan is a volcanically active country, there are thousands scattered throughout all of the major islands. It is... read more
Ayurveda – Old medicine becomes new medicine

Ayurveda – Old medicine becomes new medicine

Ancient civilisations place so much value and emphasis on their health and beauty regimes that they thought they were – literally – a gift from the gods. In India, the Ayurveda system is a 5,000 year old system  – thought to be the world’s oldest... read more
ESSENTIAL OILS – HEALTH AND WELLNESS

ESSENTIAL OILS – HEALTH AND WELLNESS

Since ancient times, oils extracted from aromatic plants and fruits played a fundamental part in almost all health, wellness and beauty rituals. Ancient Egyptians were one of the first to extensively make use of aromatherapy and aromatic herbs which they used for... read more
Water Rituals Of The Ancients.

Water Rituals Of The Ancients.

WATER RITUALS OF THE ANCIENTS. From the steaming onsens  of Japan set amongst the snow laden cyprus forests, to the elaborate hammams of Turkey, to the ancient rituals of Ayurveda in India, the common element of water forms the basis of the ancient wisdom of wellness... read more