1. Exercising in winter

    Lady exercising in winter

    Do you enjoy smashing your sports and fitness goals as much as we do? There are few things that boost your spirits and energy levels better than your favourite sports. When days are short and our vitamin D levels are lower than the afternoon sun, sports is a proven way to support immune system and fight off those germs.

    Exercising in winter has its own challenges though. Just the sheer thought of getting out of your warm bed and getting outside may daunting but here is the trick: Think about all those germ fighting cells you set into action when you work out! They start moving around your body like crazy and fend off the bad guys.

    Another thing to consider, is the impact of colder weather on our muscles and joints. Take it slowly and ease into exercise. You can also put a tub of Arnica Devil's

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  2. Herbal teas: your healthy friends

    Herbal teas: your healthy friends

    If we were to ask you, what springs to your mind when you think “cold/flu”, what would be on your list? Tissues, nasal spray, good rest, paracetamol, thermometer, lozenges, chicken soup? Would cold and flu tea be there? Doctors have found, that more and more of us are reaching for tea and herbal medicine when sick. So let’s talk the best cold and flu teas and see why they are becoming the talk of the town.

    History of herbal tea

    Predictably, the first-ever herbal green tea, and tea as such, was drunk by the Chinese emperor Shennong in 2737BC. Coincidentally, Shennong is considered to be the father of Chinese medicine and the first person to discover the benefits of boiled water. He was believed to be resting underneath a tree while the emperor’s servant was boiling water to drink. All

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  3. The caring hands of aromatherapy

    The caring hands of aromatherapy

    Aromatherapy, the practice of using essential oils and plant extracts to promote physical and emotional well-being, has a long and rich history dating back thousands of years.

    The use of aromatic plants and oils for therapeutic purposes can be traced back to ancient civilizations such as Egypt, China, India, and Greece. The Egyptians used essential oils in their religious ceremonies and for medicinal purposes, while the Chinese used aromatic plants in their healing practices. The Greek physician Hippocrates, known as the father of modern medicine, used aromatherapy to treat his patients. He believed that aromatic plants had healing properties and used them in his medical practice.

    During the Middle Ages, the use of aromatherapy became more widespread in Europe. The practice was popularised by Avicenna, a Persian physician and philosopher, who wrote extensively about the therapeutic benefits of essential oils and their use in medicine.

    In the 19th century, the French

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  4. A little known helper to a well-known problem of sensitive skin


    For over 70 years, scientist sin the JUST Swiss lab have been creating products from various herbs and flowers. Thousands of our customers around the world now know how amazing those are. But what if we told you that weeds are good and amazing, too? Not all weeds, but some are. Some of them are non-invasive and look beautiful AND have endless health benefits.

    We are talking mallow.

    Mallow is not the most popular flower in Australia, yet you are bound to find it in every state and territory of Australia. for centuries, it has been traditionally used for various medicinal purposes. Some of the common medicinal uses of mallow include:

    1. In anti-inflammatories: Mallow contains compounds that have anti-inflammatory properties, which can help reduce inflammation in the body and alleviate symptoms of conditions such as arthritis, bronchitis, and skin irritations.

    2. For gastrointestinal health: The mucilage present in mallow leaves

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  5. Modern VS traditional self care: our verdict

    Modern VS traditional self care: our verdict

    Summer is about to wave good-bye and we will soon be missing good daily doses of vitamin D. Self-care is super easy in warmer months but cooler weather can’t stop us indulging ourselves in favourite skincare routine.

    We have put together a list of the most eccentric modern body care methods and some of them made u go wow (and wonder if we’d ever agree to try those).

    1. Snail facials: This beauty treatment involves letting live snails crawl all over your face to exfoliate and moisturize your skin. – Our choice: a good peeling gel (Vital just Peeling/Exfoliant) and super moisturising duo
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  6. Lasting freshness can be safe


    There are few things more controversial in health and beauty world than safety of deodorants and their impact on our skin. Over the past decade, roll-ons, sprays, antiperspirants, gels and solid deos have been an apple of discord among scientists, beauty therapists and magazines flashing regular headlines about selfcare and societal norms on the one end, and horror stories of risks and dangers of anything that may help eliminate sweat. However, deodorants are still an essential part of our routine.

    We decided to weigh in on this topic and asked our team of scientists and researchers at Just Swiss why our customers love Just roll-on and spray deodorants and what makes those safe and effective.

    We found, there are two types of antiperspirants (which is the correct word for products that inhibit sweating) based on your specific needs. Those who produce regular amounts of sweat may benefit from aluminium-free antiperspirants. They are considered very safe and are less likely

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  7. Aromatherapy - The healing powers of essential oils

    JUST pure essential oils

    Aromatherapy is the use of purely herbal,  essential oils for therapeutic purposes. The precious essences are used, for example, to alleviate illnesses, but also as an aid to pure relaxation of body and mind.


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