If your household hasn't been struck down with the dreaded lurgy yet this winter, you're one of the lucky ones. More probably, you've been barking like dogs and tripping over a sea of used tissues like the rest of us lately. If so, here's a couple of handy natural DIY recipes everyone in the family will appreciate.
Why eucalyptus oil for colds?
Now we're in the thick of winter flu season, hand hygiene is more important than ever. Most colds aren't actually caught due to airborne coughs and sneezes – it's when you touch an infected surface and then transfer the virus to your nose or mouth.
‘Soft as a baby’s bottom’ isn’t just a saying. Did you know that babies’ is skin actually 20-30% thinner than your own?1
This makes it more delicate and less resilient. It also loses moisture more quickly than adult skin, and its protective barrier is not yet fully developed which makes a baby’s skin super-absorbent and susceptible to external irritants, all the way up to age one.