• Benefits of Lavender Essential Oil
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    Lavender Essential Oil Benefits

    Lavender Essential Oil is one of the most versatile of oils around. In Aromatherapy, it’s considered as a must-have oil to have at home, or in the office.   The many benefits and uses of lavender have been known for over 2500 years by the Ancient Egyptians who would use Lavender in cosmetics and perfume even in the mummification process. Lavender oils were found to be used in massage and medicines but this was reserved for the high priests and the royal family. During Roman times, Lavender was used in baths, strung up to scent the area, created soaps with lavender, and even washed their clothes in lavender. They also found…

  • carrier oils for essential oils
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    What is a Carrier Oil

    Pure Essential oils when used in Aromatherapy, massage, skin or body care can create further unwanted issues such as irritation, burning, redness and to some allergic reactions if used on its own.   This is due to it high potency along with the many benefits they possess only a few drops of essential oil is required. To avoid overuse of the essential oil as well as avoiding such issues mention above carrier oils are combined that with the essential oils to help spread it use and help to slow down the absorption of that particular oil. Carrier oils derived from various sources such as plants, seeds, nuts, fruits have their…

  • What are Essential Oils for
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    What are Essential oils for

    For centuries Aromatic Oils, also known as essential oils formed a vital role by many ancient cultures around the world. Their many uses and benefits continue to this day.   Which brings us to the question?   To answer this, we need to go back in time to the land of Ancients. Ancient lands such as Egypt and India as no one can say for sure where it started as these two great cultures have been known to use various forms of aromatic or essential oils, along with their preparations that also included ointments, perfume, incense, and other resins to name a few. This also depended on what was required…

  • Frankincense King of Oils
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    What is Frankincense Oil

    Used for centuries in incense burners, perfumery, health, and medicinal purposes. Frankincense was one of the three gifts offered during the birth of Jesus     Frankincense comes from the Genus Boswellia (also known as Olibanum). The Boswellia tree grows mainly in the Arabian and African areas that would include Oman, Yemen, and Ethiopia. Oman is the best known as the main favored source of Frankincense due to it purity compared to other places. The Ancient Greeks, Romans along with India would trade the Frankincense through the old trading routes at the time. Frankincense has had many uses over the years, from the Ancient Egyptians where it commonly used as part of…

  • Bamboo in Clothing
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    Bamboo in Clothing

    One of the most Eco-Friendly Fabrics is Bamboo; Yes, Bamboo it’s not just for Pandas and Gorillas but finding Bamboo in clothing is second to none ABOUT BAMBOO   Bamboo belongs to the grass family and although it is known to be one of the fastest growing plants in the world. According to the Guinness World Records (http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/world-records/fastest-growing-plant/), the fasting Bamboo plant grew up to 91 cm or about 31 inches per day, however, the rate of growth is also dependent species, the local soil and climatic conditions. Most Bamboo plants grow between 3 –10 cm (1.2–3.9 in) per day.   Uses of Bamboo   For centuries Bamboo has been used in…

  • Parsley more than just garnish
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    Health Benefits of Parsley

    Parsley may be one of the world’s most popular herbs but it is more than just a garnish. Much more, in fact, it could help improve your life in many more ways than one.       How many times have you gone out to dinner? You finished that delicious meal you ordered and in the end, the only thing left on your plate is this green looking thing called parsley. For far too many times, this is what remains on the plate. Parsley for far too long has been known as the garnish that looks good on the meal but put aside and left to be thrown out in…

  • Turmeric is an anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant
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    Turmeric the Golden Spice to Life

    The health benefits of Turmeric are amazing. Turmeric is the Golden Spice to Life, not just that Yellow-Orange coloured spice you see in Curries.   It is one of the key spices used in many countries such as India, Pakistan, Middle East, South East Asian to name a few. For thousands of years, Turmeric has been an essential element from enhancing many dishes such as curries and rice to boosting the colour of cakes, mustards and even used in dying clothes. However, there is more to Turmeric than using it as a flavouring or colouring to a dish or dye. Places like India, Sri Lanka, and Asia for example, have long…

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    Eden Reforestation Project

    Eden Reforestation Project is helping to save lives in some of the poorest areas around the world by planting trees lost to deforestation       The bigger picture     The loss of trees through Deforestation is a tragedy for the many local communities that live off the land in particular within the third world or least developed countries such as Ethiopia, Haiti, Madagascar, and Nepal. However, when you start to look at the bigger picture this loss has caused, you will see how vital it is to reintroduce reforestation to the land that the Eden projects have in place. Deforestation within these lands are not normally a result…

  • Pink Himalayan Salt Lamps Range
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    Pink Himalayan Salt Lamp Benefits

    Himalayan Salt Lamps can help relieve stress, anxiety, improve the quality of air around you. This is great news for Asthma and Sinuses sufferers.       There has been an increase in a demand for Pink Himalayan Salt Lamps for various reasons ranging from the aesthetic addition to the area rights to helping with various health benefits especially for those with respiratory issues along with others feeling stressed and anxious. The Pink Himalayan Salt is taken from Salt mines mostly from the foothills of the Himalayan Mountain range of which Pakistan is part of. The salt mine of Pakistan has the second largest salt mine in the world.  …

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    Cayenne Pepper Health Benefits

    For thousands of years, Cayenne Pepper health benefits are many. This hot spice is your friend one that could help prevent a heart attack.     “If you master only one herb in your life, master Cayenne Pepper. It is more powerful than any other.” Dr Schulze   What is Cayenne Pepper?   Cayenne Pepper (Capsicum Annuum) is one of many forms of Capsicum that is available. Originally, native to Central and South America regions, Cayenne Pepper grows in many parts of the world, in particular, subtropical and tropical climates.   Hot or Not   Depending on which part of the world you come from, the name usage can be…

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