Hemp was NEVER an afterthought: when we make our Balms it's always at the forefront of the purpose.
19th March 2019
Many companies create a cosmetic base, then add an extracted CBD later. Many companies add wholeplant paste or isolate CBD to their balms and lotions: we don't. We created our bases using our own extraction method and layered every other component on top. This means that it wasn't a case of…
Why has Wales got the best flag in the world?
1st March 2019
Because we have a massive dragon on it - that's why!Happy Saint David's Day!A little about St DavidMany of the traditional tales about David are taken from a hagiography written by Rhygyfarch in the late 11th century - Buchedd Dewi ("Life of David"). He claimed it was based on documents…
Why was I told to rub daisies on it?
27th February 2019
I think it was one of my favourite aunties who told me to rub daisies on a bump or bruise, when out walking as a child. Mainly, the action of giving the area attention helped but later on I found out that daisies and arnica are from the same family,…
A Great Aid for massage
19th February 2019
It's smooth, it has a fine mix of some of the best known massage and essential oils, and it hits the spot. Another wonderful creation from Fiddler's Elbow Grease.When I was a kid, my dad had back problems. I remember him asking me to put some Algipan (a deep heat…
Bonesetter - Richie Phillips and where we got the idea for Diamond Oil
19th February 2019
I never really got to know my paternal grandfather, Richie Phillips. He died when I was two years old. I have vague memories of him carrying me on his shoulders in the back garden, but the rest is held in photos. He was what is commonly known today as a…
Potion's Parties - Why should we have all the fun!
16th February 2019
We love making balms and mixing aromas so much, that we wanted to share the experience!The idea came about last year when I invited young Toby Lee, a fine and highly talented guitarist (and former student) to come to the unit and have a go at mixing his own aromas.…
If you don't ask - the answer's always No!
15th February 2019
I think it was either my fourth or fifth Christmas and I'd asked for a nurse's outfit, I'd waited all year. It came with a blue dress, apron, lace hat and a pin on watch - I think there was a plastic syringe, a bandage and a stethoscope. I was excited…
Amber aroma - Arnica Balm
11th February 2019
In August 2018, we visited Lithuania. One of the biggest things they sell on market stalls is Baltic Amber. Its prevalent and comes in a variety of colours from a creamy white to almost black. The warmth of colour was a huge attraction for someone. like me, with a 'magpie'…
Fiddler's Hemporium - F.E.G at events
8th February 2019
Over the past couple of festival seasons, we've had a go at trading. People have been interested in the name but haven't had a scooby doo what's going on inside the stall! So we have decided on Fiddler's Hemporium. We might get the odd string enthusiast in checking us out for…
Equinox Balm - Spring is almost here!
26th January 2019
We've added Equinox to our samples range and will be releasing the full product at the end of February 2019. Until then, orders over £25 will get a free sample or if you just want to try it - it's available in our single samples.