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Warning: this article may send you to sleep

If you’re among the 35% of people who have trouble sleeping, you’ll already know that lack of sleep has a major impact on day-to-day life, affecting everything from energy, to mood and performance. In fact, 46% of individuals with frequent sleep...
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Quick, easy & useful winter essential oil recipes for you & your family

Why are essential oils an important healthcare tool? Most winter ailments affect our respiratory system. Essential oils are volatile extracts from plants and their unique make-up allows their absorption into our body directly through inhalation....
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6 earth-friendly ways to feel the love this Valentine's Day

If you are already a fan of organic essential oils, then you will have experienced the powerful physiological relationship we can have with pure aromatic essence. Feel the love with Essential oils Just one deep inhale of the classic healer...
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Nurture your skin naturally with essential oils

If we are serious about maintaining good health, then what we use on our skin is just as important as what we eat. It is, after all, our body’s largest organ and our protective barrier - so it’s crucial to be extra mindful of what we expose...
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Give your environment a health boost with our premium quality ultrasonic ceramic diffuser

If you are serious about your health and wellbeing, it makes sense to use the purest essential oils alongside the most efficient, effective methods of application. These days, the no-heat ultrasonic diffuser offers a great way to go. This...
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Feeling the cold? Warm your heart & home with pure essential plant oils

For those of us living in the Southern Hemisphere, winter has well and truly made an entrance. Cold nights, stormy skies and biting wind. It’s over these months that we tend to hibernate, turning to the warmth, security and seclusion of our...
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How Organic Lavender Essential Oil is Made

Writing to you on the road this week as I journey through Europe, blessed with the opportunity to visit the breath-taking lavender fields of Southern France. And although I am completely in love with New Zealand, my home of almost 31 years,...
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How to treat your arthritis pain naturally this winter

If you are one of the many people who experience increased joint pain and immobility during the winter months, you will not be waiting for scientific proof to tell you that rain and cold weather can affect your arthritis. Theories around pressure...
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Essential oil remedies for immunity, coughs and colds

Does your family get sick with the sudden changes of weather at this time of year? If so, you are not alone. In my experience, the transition from autumn to winter always claims a lot of casualties and this year is no exception. The familiar...
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Expert advice on essential oil safety for babies

At Absolute Essential one of the most frequent question we are asked is “What essential oils are safe for babies and during pregnancy”. Today I’m going to answer that question, first by asking another: “What does ‘safe’ for babies and during...