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Cancer Season - A Time for Self-Care

Updated: Dec 30, 2022

Cancer Season is upon us. Of all the signs, Cancer is the most nurturing. During the next 30 days, it's time to embrace this energy and turn our thoughts to nurturing ourselves.

Life can be busy and stressful. We are currently coming out of a pandemic, we live with the threat of an expanding war and the cost of living is rising. It's no wonder so many are feeling anxious and fearful.

Cancer is ruled by the Moon. Just like the tide she controls, the Moon ebbs and flows. She teaches us that life comes in cycles. We experience periods of solitude and times where we step out into the world to shine. During Cancer Season, it's time to withdraw and emotionally recharge. Be kind to yourself. Eat nourishing food and rest up. Spend time with loved ones. Do the things that make you feel good. Cancer is a sign with strong intuition, so listen to the wisdom of your own spirit now.

Below are some recipes for self care that you might like to try. These recipes contain essential oils. Please note that when using essential oils internally, always use high quality oils and check with a health professional if unsure.

Sleep Easy Potion

Fill up a 10ml roller bottle with 5 drops each of Lavender, Ylang Ylang & Roman Chamomile essential oils. Top up with fractionated coconut oil. Clip in the roller ball and apply potion onto pulse points for a restful night's sleep.

Anti-Aging Serum

Put the following ingredients into a small bottle -

  • 20mls Jojoba oil

  • 30mls Pomegranate oil

  • 10mls Rosehip oil

  • 10 drops Carrot Seed essential oil

  • 20 drops Frankincense essential oil

  • 10 drops Lavender essential oil

Make sure the lid is on tight, then shake the bottle to mix the oils together. Apply to the face and neck at night for beautiful skin.

Lemon and Ginger Tea

Make this delicious tea, which aids digestion and supports the liver.

1 cup hot water

2-3 drops lemon essential oil

1-2 drops ginger essential oil

2 tsps organic honey

Pour the hot water into your favourite cup. Drop the oils into the water and stir in the honey. Sip slowly and enjoy! (This tea can also be made with lemons and fresh ginger, if preferred).

Roller bottles can also be used during the New and Full Moons to harness the energy. They can also be used as perfumes to empower you. If you'd like to check out the pre-made roller bottles in the Pandora's Moon store, click on the link below.

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