Summer Wellness

SUMMER has arrived and with it an abundance of expansive expression.  There is an explosion of lush trees, flowers and fruit blossoming and the heat of the summer sun is coming into its full expression.

While spring was a period of renewal and rebirth, summer is a time for expansion, growth, creativity and whole-hearted action; a manifestation of all that we have been cultivating through spring.

The transition from spring to summer is fully marked by the Summer Solstice on December 21st.  Summer is the most Masculine of the seasons. It is a perfect time to grow in our spiritual awareness, as we find joy in the hot days and warm nights of summer. Imbalances that may occur at this time include a lack of joy, depression or an excess of joy – mania, heart palpitations, agitation, nervousness, excess body heat, profuse sweating, heartburn, constipation and insomnia may be experienced.

The heart Chakra is in the centre of the Chakra system and integrates opposites in the psyche – mind and body, male and female, our persona and our true self.

Summer is an ideal time to be sensitive and find more expression, which brings true fulfillment and equilibrium between the heart and mind. Expressing enthusiasm and warmth into human relationships over the festive season, with meaningful relationships and conscious awareness is our reward.

Eating cooling, soothing seasonal plant-based foods that clear heat such as avocado, lemon, kiwifruit, strawberries, watermelon, asparagus, alfalfa, celery, cucumber, peppermint, plenty of green salads, kale, spinach. Stay hydrated with pure filtered or spring water and cooling coconut water, which helps restore essential electrolytes, vitamins and minerals.

 

Seasonal Self-Care Pack for summer

3 beautiful handmade products made with true intent, using Australian native essential oils to support your health and wellbeing in summer.

Each pack contains: 1. 10ml essential oil blend, 2. 100ml soothing body butter, 3. 100ml cleansing foot scrub.

  1. 10ml essential oil blend to scinc with summer relieves stress and anxiety, centres and calms. It’s crisp citrus scent uplifts, clears the head, helps a tired mind and aids concentration. The high vitamin C content of  Tangerine and Lime activate, tone and nourish the veins, purify the blood, boost circulation and release toxins. Lemon Tea Tree offers strong protection to our immunity and helps eliminate waste products through the intestines, kidneys and lymphatics. Lemon eucalyptus with it’s fresh aroma, helps muscle aches and pains, nerve pain, aching joints and headaches.

Usage Tips: Dab a few drops on pulse point or a lava stone bracelet, into the base of the shower to vapourise, or a bath or base cream, onto a tissue, or smell directly from the bottle. Use in a personal inhaler (read more), or in a room diffuser.

2. 100ml soothing body butter. A wonderfully rich, creamy butter to use during or after sun, a beach anti-burn butter formula, or pre-pool protective layer to reduce chlorine exposure by blocking chlorine absorption. Cold Pressed Shea butter is naturally rich in vitamins A, E and F and offers a mild sun protection factor; it is rich in fats to help dry and ageing skin and has anti-inflammatory properties. Apricot Kernal oil improves skin tone, maintains softness and radiance with it’s high vitamin C and E content. Pomegranate seed oil actively stimulates the cells to help skin regeneration, reducing skin damage.

Essential oils of Lavender, Geranium and Tea Tree have anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antiseptic and antibacterial  properties, soothe sunburn, relieve sun damage and speed up the healing process. Sandalwood Nut oil rejuvenates, firms and plumps the skin with its anti-aging benefits.

Usage Tips: After your daily shower, pat your body dry with a towel, leaving a little moisture on your skin so your skin is not completely dry. Apply body butter to skin in a gentle circular motion, pay special attention to elbows, knees, hands and feet, as these areas are prone to dryness. You can also use the Body Butter at any time of day or before bed.

3. 100ml cleansing foot scrub helps to get your summer glow on, as it rejuvenates, refreshes, uplifts and unwinds, boosts immunity, helps respiration, digestion and hormone balance.  A mix of Organic Virgin Cococut Oil, Chia seeds, Dead Sea, Epsom and Himalayan salts to hydrate, moisturise, soothe and improve the skins barrier function. Blended with Australian green clay, which draws out impurities and toxins, exfoliates dead skin cells, tones and firms and stimulates circulation to enhance your natural glow.

A fresh aroma, Aniseed Myrtle is high in antioxidants, protecting cells against free radicals. Fennel is a powerful detoxifier, blended with the sunny, calming notes of Orange and Grapefruit to dispel negative thinking and fatigue, nourish the tissues and cleanse the body of wastes.

 

Usage Tips: Use 1 teaspoon, to massage in a circular motion on wet feet, wash feet in a warm foot bath, to help ground and relax to begin your day, or before bed. Use 2 – 4 teaspoons in a bath to support sleep and vitality.

Order here: E: claire@innerclarity.com.au M: 0400584598

For thousands of years the Australian aboriginals relied on these unique and diverse range of plant species to treat illness and infections. We are so fortunate to have such a range of native flowers, fruits, herbs and trees to draw from that contain powerful healing properties. Enjoy the healing benefits of Australia.

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