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Essential Oil

Green Mandarin Essential Oil

Green Mandarin Essential Oil is a clear to slight green oil that has the most amazingly fresh aroma of freshly cut mandarins – with a strong kick of green in the fragrance as well. It is more tart than sweet and is really mouth watering. It is cold pressed from the rind of the green,

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Essential Oil

Frankincense Benefits

Frankincense benefits have been known about in Ayurvedic medicine for thousands of years and now, in the US, researchers at the University of California have been running trials using it for reducing the symptoms of arthritis. Scientists at The University of Oklahoma is testing Frankincense to use against cancer cells. The BBC made an interesting

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Oils

Tamanu Oil

Native to Polynesia and Tropical Asia, the Tamanu Tree is a very functional part of day to day life. It is often planted in hedgerows and along the side of roads as an effective windbreak, which stops a lot of wind erosion to the soil. The timber of the tree is not usually large enough

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Free Recipe

Squalane Cleanser

A Squalane cleanser is really simple to make. The purpose of a cleanser is to remove daily dirt and grime from your face, as well as make up, if you have been wearing any. It is important for men as well as women to use a cleanser daily to keep their skin clean. For men

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Essential Oil

Trauma Oil – Plai Essential Oil Benefits

I first discovered Plai Essential Oil when I was travelling in Thailand, and it was being used in every place that I had a massage. I’m a big fan of massage, and I completely indulged myself whilst I was there and got used to having a daily massage from the monks at the medical school

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