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Restore eye health inside and out with pure organic products
Why is it important to nurture your eyes for optimum health? Have you ever seen one of those celebrity montages that have 'with' and 'without' makeup shots? Did you ever notice how small, puffy and unhealthy the eyes tend to look once the...
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Winners of the Natural Products New Zealand Sustainability Award for 2014
Our sustainable business success story Most of the time we go through life doing our best and hoping that we are getting it right. We don't generally get prizes for the many challenges of parenthood or the daily grind of keeping a business...
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Create a lifetime of happiness with pure essential oils
Ever since I heard about the country that invented GNH (Gross National Happiness) to take priority over GNP (Gross National Product), Bhutan has been a place that I wanted to visit. “The rich are not always happy while the happy generally consider...
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Reduce PMS naturally with therapeutic plant oils
Do you suffer from a monthly cycle of mood swings and menstrual cramps? You are probably familiar with the term PMS. But what does that actually mean? Apparently up to 3 out of 4 women suffer from some or other symptom of Pre-Menstrual Syndrome...
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Get full organic flavour in your food with essential oils
Yes, it is true. I have said it many times before that even pure and organic essential oils should not be ingested - unless occasionally at a careful dosage and application, directed by a qualified practitioner. In professional aromatherapy...
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Happy Birthday to Absolute Essential
It's time to celebrate! Yes, it really has been 25 years since it all started way back in the day when I was just a struggling single mum with a crazy dream of making a good healthy living and a safer and greener future for my kids. That might...
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Make your own perfume and cologne free from synthetic chemicals
Everyone loves perfume! Most people have their favourites that they stick to year after year but every now and again you feel like a change. Have you ever passed someone in the street and caught a whiff of their fragrance, or had your nostrils...
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How to get rid of head lice without using toxic insecticides
I’m not sure why it should be, but recently I have had a lot of queries about how to deal with head lice naturally. This is great news – not that there is an outbreak of lice going around, but that people are seeking out natural remedies. I...
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Kids can build immune protection with pure essential oils
Common childhood sickness is not something you think much about before your baby is born. But you can bet that it will be a recurring theme well before any birthday cakes are conceived. According to medical estimates, the average child is sick...
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Are you coping with the challenges of Motherhood?
Of all the non-religious traditions that we have in our modern culture, I would say that Mother’s Day is the most likely to bring us to a place of true reverence and gratitude. Even with a multi-million consumer spend attached to it, Mother’s...
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