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Frankincense

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Frankincense This essential oil is truly the king of the oils. Its resins are derived from a tree known as Boswellia carteri. Frankincense resin is a milky-white sticky liquid that flows from the trunk of the tree when small incisions are made. As a result, the tree reacts by secreting the milky-white liquid to heal the wound. The tree grows in unforgiving climates […]

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Eye health

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Have you come across a problem where you had itching on your upper and lower eyelids, around your eyes and especially in the area of the caruncle (see below picture)? Have you been diagnosed with blepharitis affecting your eyelashes and scalp? Have you had conjunctivitis in the past and it flares up without any reason or when allergy season kicks in? […]

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Oregano

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Oregano is a common species of Origanum Vulgare, a genus of the mint family. It is native to warm-temperate western and southwestern Eurasia and the Mediterranean region This magic plant has been used for thousands of years as a spice and as a medicine. Hippocrates, known as the father of medicine, used Oregano as a cure for many ailments. The oil […]

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Helichrysum the queen of flowers

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Helichrysum is really the queen of flowers. Helichrysum is also known by other names like Everlasting oil and Immortelle oil. A tiny flower such as this, has the potential to relieve suffering and in addition make the skin look much younger and defy time. Helichrysum oil itself is obtained by distillation process. Over a 1,000 Kg of flower heads are needed to make about […]

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Ylang Ylang

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Known by its botanical name Cananga odorata, commonly called ylang-ylang is a tropical tree which is commonly found in the rain forests of certain Asian and South Pacific Islands. The flower itself is star shaped as shown in the picture and is used extensively by the perfume industry. Various cultures have used the essence of this flower as an aphrodisiac […]

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