FHT contributes to September issue of Natural Health magazine

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We are delighted to have contributed an article to Natural Health magazine’s September issue, to promote the FHT, our members and the therapies they practice.

In the article, we look at the health benefits of juniper berries, examining its historic therapeutic use and how the essential oil produced from it has diuretic, detoxifying and decongestant properties.

In addition, we include an important safety note, that essential oils should not be ingested or applied to the skin undiluted.

Read the article

FHT writes about personal safety in Holistic Therapist Magazine

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We were delighted to recently contribute an article to Holistic Therapist Magazine.

In a one page feature in the July/August/September issue (31), The FHT’s Julie McFadden shared simple ways that therapists can protect their personal safety.

This includes tips on professionalism, blocking nuisance callers and feeling safe and secure when working from home or as a mobile therapist.

We regularly contribute to a number of industry publications to promote the FHT, its members and the therapies they practice.

We were also pleased to share details of the forthcoming 2019 FHT Conference with Holistic Therapist Magazine readers.

Read Julie’s article on personal safety

 

Five natural approaches to travel complaints

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FHT Vice President Mary Dalgleish recently shared her five favourite natural travel companions to keep you healthy with calm moment readers.

Mary talks about Sea-Bands for travel sickness and tummy trouble, neroli essential oil for anxiety, blends to repel mosquitoes, hydrosols to soothe the skin and lavender for jet lag.

Mary also shares important safety tips for essential oils and advises readers that they can find a qualified, insured and professional aromatherapist in their area at www.fht.org.uk

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FHT featured in Health & Wellbeing August issue

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We are delighted to have contributed an article for the August 2019 issue of Health & Wellbeing magazine, to promote FHT members and the therapies they practice.

In a three-page article written by the FHT, we look at how complementary therapies can help manage health and tackle common complaints.

We highlight the potential benefits of Indian head massage for headaches, acupuncture for digestive complaints, massage for low back pain, aromatherapy for stress and anxiety, reflexology for insomnia and qigong for low energy levels.

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FHT promotes therapies in Natural Health magazine

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We are delighted to have contributed two articles to Natural Health magazine’s July issue, to promote the FHT, our members and the therapies they practice.

In part of a two-page feature, we talk about how sleep affects the skin and what type of beauty therapy products can be used to support skin recovery. Look out for a feature on sleep and the skin in the next issue of International Therapist.

Our second contribution looks at the health benefits of ginger, in Natural Health’s regular plant profile.

Read the articles here

FHT featured in the June issue of Natural Heath magazine

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We are delighted to have contributed two articles to Natural Health magazine’s June issue, to promote the FHT, our members and the therapies they practice.

In a two-page feature, FHT’s Registrar and Compliance Manager Julie McFadden, offers expert advice for people who want to become a therapist. Julie advises Natural Health readers on the main things they should consider before a career change, such as which therapies they should consider practising, whether it is the right change of career for them, what skills are needed, what support is available and what insurance is needed.

Our second contribution looks at the health benefits of sweet fennel, in Natural Health’s regular plant profile.

Read Julie’s article about becoming a therapist

Read the plant profile on sweet fennel

FHT member offers advice to Professional Beauty readers

PB_CoverFHT member, Kate Mulliss, has recently been featured in Professional Beauty magazine, offering readers advice on how to support clients with arthritis and rheumatism.

In the April 2019 issue of Professional Beauty Kate discusses how aromatherapy massage is one therapy that can be beneficial. Kate suggests which carrier oils and essential oils are best to use, offers tips on the first session and adapting techniques, and encourages readers to be mindful of any other health problems the client may be experiencing.

Read the full Professional Beauty article here

In addition, Kate discusses aromatherapy for arthritis and rheumatism in the latest issue of International Therapist.

Read Kate’s International Therapist article here

Learn more

Kate Mulliss will be joining a range of expert speakers at the 2019 FHT Training Congress from Sunday 19 to Monday 20 May at the Holistic Health Show, NEC Birmingham.

For more details about the talks and to book, visit fht.org.uk/congress

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