Frankincense Benefits

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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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Tamanu Oil

Photo of a Tamanu tree in a landscape setting and a text overlay "Tamanu Oil improves eczema, psoriasis, scars and acne damaged skin"

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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The Difference Between Hydrolats And Hydrosols

photo of a man with a damp face with a text overlay "The difference between hydrolats and hydrosols and how to use them for all skin types including acne, eczema, and psoriasis"

People ask “What’s the difference between hydrolats and hydrosols?” Oh, if only it was a simple answer because there are others words also used to mean the same thing; Flower Waters, Hydrolates as well as the very old terms, Aromatic Waters and Spirituous Waters. So, let’s go through just what is a hydrosol, and learn …

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