The Alchemy of Crystals and Essential Oils by The Soul Khaya

Essential oils are concentrated plant extracts. They’re made by steaming or cold pressing various parts of a plant (flowers, bark, leaves or fruit) to capture the compounds that produce plants essence. It may take several kilograms of a plant to produce just a single bottle of essential oil. Unique aromatic compounds give each essential oil […]

Gifts from Gaia by The Soul Khaya

Since the beginning of time people have been turning to crystals for their healing benefits. These beautiful treasures of Mother Earth are born from elemental energy. They capture the sun, moon, salt seas, soil and mountains and they can transmute all that healing power back to us. Crystals have adorned the breastplates of priests and […]

Good vibrations! crystal healing explained by The Soul Khaya

From the great galaxies to the subatomic, all people and particles dance to a vibration of resonance. Resonance is a way of storing energy by vibrating at a particular frequency, and everything (everything) in the universe resonates.     If energy is added to something at its resonate frequency, it can store more and […]

Conscious wellness in the spa space by The Soul Khaya

Never before as an industry have we been more perfectly poised to deliver the wellness promise we have extended to our guests over recent years. We have so easily penned a phrase and a promise on our menus, a promise of an experience to touch the body, mind and spirit. In the South African Spa […]

Ancestral essential oils and a life refined

Essential oils give life Cindy was a final year accounting student – the jewel of Diane, her single parent mother’s eye. Driving from university one afternoon, a drunken driver shot a traffic light and smashed into her car rendering her unconscious. Cindy remained in a coma in hospital for the next six months. Doctors advised […]

How to confront supplement and vitamin denialists, the facts not the fiction

Today you may need vitamins and supplements. Everyone does.  Yes, we should be getting all every day from our vegetables and fruits.  Nice theory but as my Professor used to say, a vrot theory is a vrot theory. If you are like me, you have included vitamins and supplements into your daily fare. No doubt […]

Dont blame collagen for your high blood pressure

Love your salt? You may need a wake-up call. Disease and bodily disorders have an uncomfortable habit of presenting themselves when you least expect them to.   You are human and when things go wrong you probably want to know why. You also may want to blame something or somebody for their sudden appearance.  Your […]