Cupping therapy

How can Cupping therapy help you?

What is Cupping therapy and how does it work? Cupping therapy is a holistic therapy that I offer at Botanical Apothecary. It is an ancient Chinese medical practise, one of the oldest in the world dating back to as early as 1550BC. It works by heating up the air inside a glass cup with fire…

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Sound healing in South Shields

Sound healing comes to the North East in South Shields

Sound plays a big part in our lives. If you have ever listened to a piece of instrumental or electronic music and felt instantly happy, energised or suddenly sad, you will know what I mean. Sound has the ability to change how we feel, which is why sound healing is such an effective wellbeing tool.…

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bespoke blended aromatherapy oil

The best essential oils for allergies – find a hay fever cure

Looking for a hay fever cure to help you with your pollen allergy or grass allergy this spring and summer? Pollen season can be a nightmare if you suffer with symptoms of severe hay fever. Clients often ask me about natural remedies for hay fever. And so I have pulled together this list of the…

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therapies and massages by Botanical Apothecary

What is Swedish massage and what can it do for you?

New to massage and wondering what a Swedish massage is and how it differs from deep tissue massage? If you would like to find out more about what this classic full body massage includes, what is different about it and how it can benefit you: read on. What does Swedish massage include? Swedish massage is…

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reiki treatments

What are the benefits of reiki massage?

Reiki massage combines reiki and hot stone massage to heal, calm and restore your body. How often you come for reiki massage depends on your needs. We will work together to find the optimum number of sessions and gaps between them to benefit you.  What is reiki and how is it done? Reiki harnesses energy…

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perfect blend bespoke aromatherapy oils

The benefits of aromatherapy, and why it’s right for you

The benefits of aromatherapy are many and varied. They include physical, mental and emotional improvements. But what is aromatherapy, how does it work and why should you use it? Aromatherapy involves using essential oils made from the leaves, fruit, stems, bark and roots of plants. These are inhaled or rubbed into the skin where they…

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