The Evening Primrose (Oenothera biennis) is the Lead Plant in Weleda's ranges for more mature skin. At its most basic, Evening Primrose is an herbaceous, usually biennial, flowering plant native to the Americas over a widespread area. Like the Silver Birch I wrote about a few weeks ago, they are pioneer plants, being amongst the first to colonise … Continue reading Evening Primrose :: Revitalise mature skin
With Valentine's day fast approaching, "love is in the air" and the rose range is on my mind. What better time to explore the rose as one of Weleda's "Lead Plants"? The ubiquitous rose requires little introduction. From a practical point of view it is a perennial flowering plant found growing across much of the world and, as … Continue reading Lead Plant Focus :: Wild Rose (Smoothe and Pamper)
An introduction and review of the Weleda Birch Cleansing range.
This is the first of my series of posts introducing the Lead Plants that inspire the Weleda ranges. If you want to jump straight to my review of the range, please visit: Spring Cleanse & Detox with Weleda Birch range. The Silver Birch (Betula pendula) is the inspiration for Weleda's Detox and Cleansing range and as Weleda sources its birch … Continue reading Birch :: Cleanse & Balance
It can be difficult to know where to start, when you begin learning about potentially toxic synthetic chemicals and want to stop using them. Some people are able to just blitz their cupboards of anything containing suspect ingredients, ditch the lot and restock with more natural products. I wasn't one of those people and I … Continue reading My Top Five Basic Natural Buys for a Family from Weleda