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  • Joints, muscles, sprains & veins
  • General use
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  • Face & body masks
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Apricot Kernel (Carrier Oil) - 100ml Sweet Almond Oil (Carrier Oil) - 100ml Bottle Wheat Germ Oil (Carrier Oil) - 100ml Plastic Bottle
Almost identical chemically to sweet almond oil and peach kernel oil and therefore, they have the same beneficial properties. Apricot and peach kernel oils are a little more expensive as they are not produced in such large quantities. They are particularly light oils which make them ideal for facial massage. They contain vitamins A, B1, B2, B6, E (small amount), and a high percentage of unsaturated fatty acids. The oil keeps reasonably well. Benefits: Protects the skin, nourishes the skin, calms eczema irritation. This light oil suitable for facial massage. Sweet Almond Oil is comparatively inexpensive. It is light, almost odourless and its ideal for massage. The sweet almond tree yields its oil through cold pressing. The oil contains vitamins A, B1, B2, B6, E (small amount), and a high percentage of unsaturated fatty acids. It keeps reasonably well. Benefits: Protects the skin, nourishes the skin, calms eczema irritation.
Note: Don't confuse with Bitter Almond Oil is toxic and not to be used in aromatherapy.
Grape Seed Oil (Carrier Oil) - 100ml Bottle Avena Arnica Ointment - 60ml Jar Avena Muscle Cramp Oil - 100ml

Contains Vitamin E, Linoleic acid (high percentage), Linoleic acid is an unsaturated fatty acid. Benefits: Gentle emollient leaving the skin feeling silky without being greasy. This oil keeps well.

Not to be taken internally. This is a carrier oil for use on the skin.

Arnica is a very popular and well known natural treatment for bruises but can also be used on sprains, strains and sore muscles. Arnica is pain relieving, it counteracts inflammation and reduces swelling & discoloration of the skin. When blood vessels are broken, blood escapes and comes to rest in the surrounding tissue. This trapped blood is responsible for unsightly ''black and blue marks''. Arnica reduces these marks by helping the body reabsorb this trapped blood. To use- Apply a small amount twice daily onto the required areas of skin and massage in. Note- Do not use on broken skin. For external use only. This product contains only natural ingredients with no chemical additives. It is parabens free and SLS free. None of our products are tested on animals. This wonderfully relieving oil is designed for anyone suffering from frequently cramping muscles. Blended to penetrate deep into the muscle fibres, the rich combination of natural oils provides a triple strength rehabilitating action. Made with essential oils reputed to decrease muscle inflammation, help decrease muscle pain, decreased healing time for injuries to soft tissue, reduce muscle stiffness, help restore overstretched muscles and therefore prevent muscle cramps.
Avena Neem Oil - 100ml Bottle Avena Visible Veins Calendula Balm - 60ml Tub Avena Psoriasis Skin Oil - 100ml
Neem is a widely used resource in southeast Asia, particularly in India where it is used in the production of cosmetics and pharmaceutical products as well as in agriculture as an insecticide for crops. The Neem tree produces a compound called azadirachtin which protects it from damaging insects and is now widely used is the home for houseplants as well as in pet and animal products. Neem oil is crushed from the leaves and seeds of the Neem tree and contains 35 biologically active principals and has anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory and anti-fungal properties. It is widely used in soaps, beauty creams, nail polishes and toothpastes for its anti-bacterial properties as well as in muscle rubs and creams etc. Neem oil has also been used for centuries in traditional Indian medicine to help with topical skin disorders such as eczema, psoriasis, acne, burns and ringworm. It is rich in fatty acids, contains vitamin E and other essential amino acids making it an excellent natural moisturising base for the skin. Neem oil is a semi solid oil and in colder weather or storage will solidify but soon liquidises when slightly warmed. This cream is one of our best selling and most raved about products. The base oil is Calendula which herbalists believe to be a wonderful skin healer and is widely used for the treatment of varicose veins, spider veins, thread veins etc. plus acne, stretch marks, abrasions and burns.

The calendula flowers contain a variety of compounds which are believed to support wound and skin healing and repair. This product also contains a specific blend of essential oils also known to have been used through the ages on varicose veins to help reduce or clear swollen and scattered areas of blood flow resulting in an almost double strength treatment in one tub.
Avena psoriasis skin oil has been designed to reduce the dry, flaky and peeling skin patches common with psoriasis through its fantastically rich sandalwood formula.
Avena Relaxing Massage Oil - 100ml Avena Patchouli Oinmtent - 60ml Avena Chest Rub Oil - 100ml Bottle
Let your troubles float away with this soothing blend of essential oils that includes Lavender and Geranium. Infused with stress relieving properties, this wonderfully relaxing massage oil is the ideal tonic to a stressful day.

The careful blend of essential oils makes this treatment especially effective when calming and relaxing your body, leaving you with a sense of wellbeing and peace. This oil provides a wonderful massage glide and is rich in ingredients for nourishing, conditioning and moisturising the skin.

This oil is great for any kind of general massage. It is made with natural oils reputed to encourage physical calm, promote spiritual tranquillity, improve flexibility and range of motion in joints, improve circulation, increase the suppleness and elasticity of your muscles, help relax tight, tense muscles and aid restful sleep.
Patchouli Ointment is a product which we are frequently asked for, especially from our customer base of aging bikers and hippy types! Not that you have to be one to benefit from the wonders of this natural product! Patchouli is best known from the 60's, but is also thought to have many health benefits attributed to its use. To name a few, Patchouli has been known to aid recovery of depression, can be an aphrodisiac, an insecticide and an all round general tonic. Apply the ointment twice a day and massage in to reap the rewards. Avena traditional Chest Rub Oil is an excellent way to naturally treat stubborn chest complaints and painful throats. We believe that application to the throat and chest may help to reduce congestion, aid clearing tubes of phlegm, relieving painful coughing and may even help to prevent infection. Made with traditional full strength natural ingredients reputed to clear stubborn congestion's, remove phlegm from the chest; breakdown phlegm and Clear tubes. Also a warming oil and great if feeling under the weather especially a cold or flu.

Avena Chest Rub Oil does not have a powerful after smell like some commercial alternatives and can be used before going out.
Avena Bug Oil - 100ml (Massage/ repellent oil) Avena Relaxation & Stress Bath Oil - 100ml Avena Gout Massage Oil - 100ml Bottle
Bug oil contains only natural ingredients and is blended to apply directly onto the skin. Containing a blend of oils including pure Citronella essential oil (well known as natures own insect repellent) with Peppermint and Lavender essential oils in a Castor Oil base which then acts as a protective barrier on your skin against harsh environmental conditions. A great bottle to have around the house or for holidays. A blended oil ready to use directly on the skin Aromatic herbal baths are said to be extremely effective against stress, anxiety and insomnia, helping to combat fatigue and apathy, improving spiritual and physical wellbeing resulting in reduced anxiety and apprehension. Having a warm bath using this wonderful relaxing bath oil is a great way to de-stress and revive your body. Developed using positive mood enhancing oils, this powerful bath remedy will help to refresh and revive you in preparation for the next day's challenges and when used in hot water skin pores are opened allowing the essential and carrier oils to be rapidly absorbed. This formula contains very high quantities of top quality oils ensuring the most relaxing and tranquil of baths whilst providing a wonderfully calming experience and reducing stress and stress-related conditions. A relaxing bath can also contribute towards the perfect night's sleep, reduce and suppress anxiety and help with the removal of stress hormones such as adrenaline. Avena Gout massage Oil is a ready to apply rub on oil containing a full strength mix of natural oils including essential oils and comfrey that are well known in history to ease and aid recovery from gout.

A very popular oil with good customer feedback it is becoming one of our best sellers in this range.
Avena After Shave Cream (for Men & Women) - 60ml Avena Camellia Oil Cold Pressed - 100ml Bottle Avena Ylang Ylang Massage Oil - 100ml
A very popular unisex cream also useful for moisturising legs and under arms after shaving. This product contains only natural ingredients with no chemical additives. It is parabens free and SLS free. None of our products are tested on animals. Our Camellia oil is cold pressed, rich in omega fatty acids and is very a hydrating oil. Often used for skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis Camellia is a light, non-greasy oil making it great for applying to the skin and is becoming a very popular ingredient in skin care and beauty products as well as famed for use on the hair and scalp revitalising hair condition and growth. Fans of Camellia oil include Kate Winslet who used it to combat stretch marks.  Supplier Note: Quality and fresh products. We constantly source oils and trade socially aware ingredients from fastidious parts of the world so you can buy with confidence. Camellia Oil is also known as Thea Sinenis or Camellia Sinensis A luxurious two in one bath or massage oil with the great scent and aphrodisiac properties of ylang ylang essential oil. A truly beautiful exotic and sensual fragrance that lifts depression and soothes fears and anxieties. Ylang ylang is also great for the skin and this oil has a smooth glide which is great for massage plus a wonderful aroma if used in the bath.
Avena Arnica Oil - 100ml Avena Childrens Eczema Skin Oil - 100ml Bottle Avena Lavender Moisturising Skin Cream - 60ml
Avena Arnica Oil - 100ml
Our Price: £8.95
Arnica oil is ready to apply directly to the skin or it can be used as a base oil or to make Arnica creams or ointments. Arnica (Arnica Montana) is a homeopathic anti-inflammatory that may be used for traumatic injuries such as sprains & strains, joints, muscles, ligaments, tendons and backache. Arnica is probably best known as a pain relieving oil that could counteract inflammation and reduce swelling and discoloration on bruises, aiding healing and relieving pain. When blood vessels are broken, blood escapes and comes to rest in the surrounding tissue, this trapped blood is responsible for black and blue bruise marks. Arnica  may reduce these marks by enabling  the body to reabsorb this trapped blood. Dab onto effected areas (bruises or aching muscles) with cotton wool and massage in twice daily. Note- Do not use on broken skin or internally. These Eczema Skin Oil blends are age-specific so please tell us the age of the child in the Comments section when ordering.
A natural skin oil, specifically developed to help ease eczema symptoms in children. Providing an excellent natural remedy, it contains a blend of pure essential oils reputed to help sooth and soften blemishes, ease itching and may even encourage the healing of the skin. Only a small amount is needed to leave a hydrating protective film on the skins surface ensuring fantastic relief. The natural oils permeate the skin providing a wonderful healing remedy for most types of eczema. The key benefits of this product are that it may promote immediate relief from itching, decrease scratching, relieve painful skin complaints, reduce dryness, improve skin healing, radically change skin health and condition, moisturise dry, scaly skin and reduce the possibility of infection. Contains Nut Oils.
A lovely, natural Lavender Cream made from the highest quality fresh lavender. Can be used as a face, hand and body moisturiser. It also has a long list of additional benefits including: soothing sunburn, dry or itching skin and insect bites, making this ideal to take on your travels. It's also great for burns. Apply before bed to relax and aid restful sleep or use a small amount on temples and forehead to ease headaches. Ideal for sensitive skin and children. This product contains only natural ingredients with no chemical additives. It is paraben free and SLS free. None of our products are tested on animals.
Avena Lavender Massage/Bath Oil - 100ml Avena St. John's Wort Oil - 100ml Avena Vitamin E Balm - 60ml
A wonderful bath and massage oil all in one with the great relaxing fragrance of top quality fresh Lavender essential oil. For a lovely relaxing bath pour small amount into warm water and mix well before slipping in and floating away with the naturally fragranced water and emerge relaxed and refreshed with a beautiful lavender aroma around you. For massage use a small amount warmed in palms first, keep touch light and sensitive for a relaxing massage helping to calm both mind and body. St. John's Wort infused oil is a very popular carrier oil for preparing essential oils massage blends. It is often used for bruises, sprains and aching muscles due to is anti-inflammatory properties, and to help speed the healing of wounds and sores, skin irritations and burns.

This is a lovely, high quality oil infused using sunflower oil in the traditional way.
Vitamin E is one of the most widely researched vitamin products and is proven to process remarkable antioxidant properties to help protect against skin-damaging environmental elements. It''s light, easily absorbed and will leave your skin feeling silky smooth and vibrant. Vitamin E is not only responsible for repairing damaged skin and enhancing elasticity, but also with it's potent natural anti-oxidant properties, with regular use, your skin will have an ultimate antioxidant protection and treatment.

Use on face, body or hands. Ideal for: dry skin, sun damaged skin, scars, stretch marks, wrinkles, ageing skin or as a general hand, face & body moisturising and hydrating luxury beauty treatment.

This product contains only natural ingredients with no chemical additives. It is parabens free and SLS free. None of our products are tested on animals.
Avena Dry Skin Oil - 100ml Bottle Avena Evening Primrose (Oenothera Biennis) Skin Oil - 100ml Bottle Bra In A Jar (Natural Firming & Uplifting Breast Cream) - 60ml Jar
Dry Skin Oil is an aromatherapy massage treatment containing a blend of natural ingredients reputed to treat dry skin by deeply moisturising and prevent irritation, itching or soreness. Dry Skin Oil can be simply used as a natural moisturiser by massaging into the skin. Evening Primrose is a perfect skin care oil, it is moisturising, softening and soothing to dry or irritated skin with a delicate and slightly sweet aroma. An excellent oil for face and body massage blends, particularly for dry, scaly, devitalized and prematurely aging skin. Evening Primrose is often used for eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis, acne, rosacea and dandruff, it also can accelerate the healing of wounds and scars and by forming a protective layer on the epidermis, it keeps the complexion strong and supple, and is consequently a popular ingredient in skin care products. A completely natural cream containing essential oils reputed to uplift and firm when applied to the skin.

Bra In A Jar is now a very popular natural cream from the Avena beauty range and has been used and approved by therapists. With a wonderfully subtle mint aroma this natural cream can also be used on the face or wrinkles.
Avena Hair Oil (Stimulating Aromatherapy Treatment) - 50ml Avena Borage Oil (Borago Officinalis) - 100ml Avena Arthritis & Rheumatism Bath Oil - 100ml
Alopecia is defined as a hair loss disease that effects men, women and children. The onset of hair loss is often sudden, random and frequently recurrent. This natural treatment is made by blending oils reputed to stimulate hair growth and promote healthy hair. Although no scientific tests have been done to prove this is a natural remedy for alopecia it is a very popular line with some great feedback when used to stimulate growth or simply to revive tired and unhealthy looking hair. Avena Borage Oil is also known as Starflower Oil, it is derived from the seeds of the borage plant, a large plant with blue, star-shaped flowers found throughout Europe and North Africa and naturalised to North America. Our Borage oil is cold pressed and contains a high amount (30%) of gamma linoleic acid (GLA) a fatty acid that the body converts to a hormone-like substance called prostaglandin E1 (PGE1) which has anti-inflammatory properties. Borage oil is excellent for skincare especially dry or mature skin and it has been confirmed that the borage plant encourages the production of adrenaline which helps the body cope with stressful situations or for mental exhaustion and depression, it may also improve mood in menopausal depression. Our Borage oil is cold pressed and can be added to other carriers at 10% to 15% to give blends a boost. It can also be used undiluted as an intensive night treatment for the face or neck, restoring skin smoothness and flexibility, it  may help to reduce trans-epidermal water loss by restoring skin smoothness and flexibility. It maybe particularly good for use on people suffering from eczema and psoriasis. This 100% natural herbal bath oil is made with ingredients including essential oils reputed to help counter the pain and stiffness associated with all types of arthritis and rheumatism. Successfully sold for over ten years now we find this oil is extremely beneficial for individuals suffering from any pain caused by arthritic conditions and/or rheumatism. This bath oil may offer all over natural pain relief for arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, inflammation of joints, joint pain and fibromyalgia.