17th September 2018
Advent calendars are a sign that Christmas is coming, but opening a little numbered door, or in our case pot to reveal a surprise is an idea that everyone – religious or not – can get behind. Here’s a brief history of Advent calendars.What is Advent? Advent is the four-week period…
The Story of the Four Thieves Balm
10th September 2018
The use of Thieves oil dates all the way back to the year 1413. The time of the infamous Bubonic Plague (aka The Black Death) ran rampant through Europe and Asia. The plague spread like wild-fire amongst the citizens, and the physicians alike. It seemed impossible to be in the…
July 1st - our first anniversary
25th June 2018
WoW! That year flew by. We exceeded our expectations, moved to a bigger unit - filled it, employed staff, built up some amazing relationships and continue to grow. But I know there's a lot more hard work to do!With position comes responsibility... wages, PAYE and pensions have to be paid.…
Jasmine - the wonder plant?
19th June 2018
"The health benefits of jasmine essential oil can be attributed to its properties as an antidepressant, antiseptic, aphrodisiac, antispasmodic, expectorant, sedative, cicatrizant, galactagogue, emmenagogue, parturient and a uterine substance"OK... so what does all that mean? I know the first six, but I'll just find out about the rest!cicatrizant - a…
May Chang - Litsea Cubeba
19th June 2018
We think May Chang oil is wonderful with its Lemon Sherbet aroma!Litsea Cubeba is the botanical name for May Chang. Belonging to the Lauraceae family, the tree bears whitish-yellowish flowers that have a characteristic citrusy fragrance and fruits that resemble peppers (that’s where the word ‘cubeb’ comes from). The essential oil…
Why it's important to have a bath!
18th June 2018
- A soothing bath takes care of all sorts of health problem, such as spotty skin and recurrent infections, insect bites, feminine hygiene problems, and even arthritis and rheumatism?
Tea Tasting - Banbury Cricket Club - Sunday 11th April, 2018
11th February 2018
Here at Fiddler's Elbow Grease we stock a range of hemp tea bags, loose tea, tea pots and infusers.Why not give our delicious loose hemp tea a try? click here to find out more
Why we need sleep...
7th January 2018
I found this great video explaining why we need sleep...
Wolves and your Endocannabinoid System ... what have they got in common?
1st January 2018
Wolves and your Endocannabinoid System ... what have they got in common?Now this might seem to be a random question, but I think it is quite pertinent. Please watch this video then I will explain.https://youtu.be/ysa5OBhXz-QThis is in no way a political rant, just some of my thoughts and observations.So my…
Holistic Hemp Scotland - a lovely caring company
21st December 2017
Another of our favourite companies who not only produce and sell pastes, oils and concentrates but also, textiles and building materials from hemp..Artisan Hemp grown NaturallyTheir hemp is grown on small artisan farms in the EU using a bio-dynamic, organic growing process, without the use of pesticides or artificial fertilisers.…