Did you know that avocado oil can help keep your skin looking younger? That evening primrose oil is good for PMS and eczema? And that fish oils can cure depression in adults and ADHD in children? Research shows that many oils have unique attributes for beauty and health and can even help speed weight loss. Used in the right way, the natural oils in our diet and as supplements have remarkable therapeutic effects.
This simple and comprehensive guide from bestselling beauty and wellbeing writer Liz Earle includes:
- How to boost energy levels and achieve radiantly clear skin
- How to improve mood and speed weight-loss
- The latest, fully researched in-depth A-Z guide to aromatherapy oils
- The Healing Oils Remedy Finder, a special section on problem solving - including ADHA, arthritis, asthma, baby care, depression, eczema, heart disease, PMS, psoriasis and much more
Liz Earle is best known for her passion for botanical beauty, natural health and wellbeing, as well as for environmental and sustainable sourcing. The bestselling author of over 30 books on looking good, eating well and healthy living, Liz is also one of Britain's leading businesswomen.
Co-founding the multi award-winning Liz Earle Beauty Co. in 1995, which became Britain's largest independent beauty brand (now owned by Walgreens Boots Alliance, Liz remains connected), she received an MBE in recognition of her services to the beauty industry in 1997. Her latest business ventures include Liz Earle Fair & Fine Jewellery (certified Fairtrade) and Liz Earle Publishing. She publishes a quarterly magazine, Liz Earle Wellbeing, and has a series of new books being published.
A committed philanthropist, Liz founded the 'second chance' charity LiveTwice in 2010 to offer opportunity, welfare and skills training to disadvantaged communities. She is an Ambassador for The Soil Association, The Sustainable Food Trust, the National Eczema Society, the National Osteoporosis Society, The Prince's Trust and Restart Africa, as well as a Patron of ACE Africa. She also co-founded the Guild of Health Writers and FLAG, the Food Labeling Agenda. An organic farmer, Liz campaigns on sustainable, environmental farming issues, including pasture-fed milk, ingredient traceability and provenance.
'I have always found it curious that we talk openly about pregnancy and birth but when it comes to an equally important phase in our lives - the menopause - there is an audible silence... I want all of you who read this book to know you have the tools to feel and look your radiant best. And more than that, I want my daughters - and yours - to embrace the menopause as simply another phase in our lives which is natural and liberating.'
Liz Earle, MBE, is one of the world's most respected and trusted authorities on wellbeing. Following on from her bestselling books Skin and The Good Gut Guide, this beautifully illustrated guide shares all of the information, tips and advice you need for a healthy menopause. She provides guidance on how to balance your hormones, the importance of a nourishing diet, the myths and facts about HRT, osteoporosis, how to optimise bone health, and how to boost energy and self-esteem.
An expert on beauty, Liz Earle also provides advice on how to take special care of skin, hair and nails, and how to combat ageing with supplements. She also shares 60 nutritious recipes - including many suitable for vegetarians - to help you feel and look your best.
'Liz Earle's practical, honest and uplifting book will help women become stronger as we navigate the Menopause. It's time to celebrate a new chapter in our lives' - Kirsty Wark
'A better gut means better health. It really is that simple. And it works at every level of the body, as friendly microbes affect not only the digestion of our food but also brain health, mood, emotions, energy levels, ageing, weight loss and so much more. Understanding this can give us the blueprint for a longer, happier, healthier life.'
Liz Earle, MBE is one of the world's most respected and trusted authorities on wellbeing. Following on from her popular 6-week guide Skin, Liz now reveals a brand-new plan to detox, cleanse and nourish the digestive system to improve your inner health and outer beauty.
Packed with the latest science and beautifully illustrated throughout, The Good Gut Guide provides practical advice on pre- and probiotics, fermented foods and how best to address your individual needs and goals - whether these be specific to life stage, a long-standing health issue or weight loss.
An expert in feel-good food and eating well to look your best, Liz also shares 80 nutritious recipes - including many suitable for vegetarians - to help you achieve wellbeing from within.
Liz Earle is the authority on skincare and her brand new guide, SKIN, is the only book you will ever need to transform dull, lifeless skin, to skin that radiates youth and good health.
SKIN features a 6-week programme to nourish your skin from the inside out. Each week focuses on a different aspect of skincare, from detox and exfoliation, cleansing and healing, to nourishing, balance and, finally, radiance and maintenance. It encourages you to incorporate new practices into your skincare routine such as body brushing and meditation, as well as guiding you through a make-up detox, making your own scrubs and masks and problem-solving for specific skin conditions.
The programme is accompanied by 80 delicious and easy recipes to prove that what you put in your body is just as important for your skin as what you put on it. With breakfasts, lunches, easy suppers, snacks and desserts such as Banana and Nut Butter Pancakes, Salmon, Fennel and Quinoa, Rich Chocolate Pots and clever Beauty Bombs for an instant beauty hit, these recipes will help you on your way to glowing skin during the programme and beyond. All recipes are easy to make, don't need expensive or specialist ingredients and can be eaten all year round for glowing, radiant skin.