COVID-19: What We Are Doing About It
It’s all over the news… Coronavirus (COVID-19) has got the UK on ‘lock-down’. The Government is asking anyone who shows certain symptoms to self-isolate for seven days, regardless of whether they have travelled to affected areas.
If you’re working from home, and/or taking time off work due to the coronavirus breakout, try to use the time to keep yourself fit and well by eating healthy well-balanced meals and making some time to exercise in the comfort of your home.
We are taking every precaution in-house to make sure all our clients’ health is at the forefront. Appointments will continue on a usual basis until further notice as we feel our services and support systems are needed at such a crucial time.
Here are some of the extra measures we’re taking into immediate effect:
- All upcoming appointments will require a consultation form to be completed until further notice to help reduce and eliminate the chances of cross-infection.
- Touch-free hand sanitisers are available for you wthin our facility to use at your convenience (reception, toilet and all treatment rooms).
- Disposable hand paper towels are replacing our fabric towels in our toilet for hand drying purposes. Please dispose all paper towels and tissues correctly in the bins provided on your visit to us.
- Guidance leaflets will be available and distributed on coronavirus health and safety prevention and care.
- We’re installing an autonomous dehumidifier and air purifier with HEPA filters for virus and bacteria elimination.
If you would like further advice or guidance on any concerns you may have about your appointment, or booking an appointment with us, please get in touch and we will do our best to assist you.
If you have any concerns about coronavirus or feel that you might be affected, it is in your best interest and everyone’s that you notify your GP at your earliest convenience or visit the NHS website for further guidance.
Antiviral Essential Oils for Home Use
A shortage of alcohol hand sanitiser on the high street might have left some of us feeling a little worried and fearful about how to prevent cross-infection of COVID-19.
Rest assured that you need not worry yourself if this iss the case, and there’s no need of buying into the soaring prices of sanitising skincare or home products. There are a range of naturally occurring skin-friendly alternatives that some folks haven’t quite realised yet as general sales seem to be driven towards alcohol-based products.
Here’s a list of essential oils we’ve put together for you that work well to sanitize your skin and the air around you. Most of these oils can be used neat and perform extremely well compared to some products offered on the high street:
Highlighted to be useful against MRSA. Blends well with tea tree to enhance it’s excellent antibacterial properties.
Aantiseptic, antifungal, antibacterial, fortifying, sanitary an long lasting. Blends well with lemon and peppermint oils.
Fights respiratory infections by killing bacteria, viruses and fungi. Calms pre-op nerves, fights household grime and head lice.
Astrigent, cleansing and encourages a sense of wellbeing. Blens well with Eucalyptus to enhance it’s cleansing properties.
Antiseptic, antibacterial, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, anti-spasmodic, anti-viral and cough suppressant. Stimulates and clarifies the mind. Exhibits a balancing, uplifting, soothing and strengthening effect on the senses easing negative moods.
Cleansing, refreshing, clarifying and antibacterial. Also great for physical and mental fatigue. Blends well with lavender to enhance it’s excellent antibacterial properties.
For a thorough detoxifying germ-bursting cleanse, soak yourself in 1kg of Himalayan salts combined with a few drops of Ravensara and tea tree essential oils. Pick up an Aromatherapy text book in-store to help you learn safe dosing tips and useful home-made sanitising recipes that you can use in and around your home.