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The key to family wellness
Being a mother is hard work. It is constant work. Particularly in those early stages of caring for a new baby, many mums put their own needs last. This is a natural response, of course. The instinct to nurture is powerful. But the reality is...
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Getting from A to Zzzz: top tips for a good night's sleep
Sleep is as essential as food and water for your health and survival. It’s such a basic human function and yet far too many of us struggle to get the right amount and quality of sleep on a regular basis. This is because the way we live our...
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Make organic the first line of defence for you and your baby
There is a multi-million dollar industry out there promising they have products that will do babies good – but far too many are full of ingredients that are all harm and no good. Mainstream baby products contain numerous toxic ingredients...
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Expert advice on essential oil safety for babies
At Absolute Essential one of the most frequent questions 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...
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Kids natural health options promote success at school
For many of us, watching children become increasingly burdened and stressed out, as they grow up in the ever more demanding school system, can be difficult to bear. Never before have young people been exposed to so many different influences...
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Pure natural remedies for eczema in children
What could possibly be more natural or purer than a baby? Being in the presence of a new born child fills me with awe and leaves me in no doubt as to how sensitive and precious such a perfect being is. It’s hard to even find words for the experience,...
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Take control for safe, natural first aid and family care
Over the years, I have had a lot of different people come to me for natural health care with a limited knowledge of the therapeutic plant oils we use. At first they are simply hopeful and pleased with the idea of using something guaranteed...
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Mother and baby essential organic skin care
One of the greatest rewards of my work arrived recently with the experience of being a grandmother for the first time. Anyone who knows Absolute Essential will know that we have had a mother and baby focus for many years and I have developed...
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Insomnia and the best natural medicines for good deep sleep
When I was a kid, we used to make those little lavender bags with my grandma. We would take a basket to the garden to gather the flower heads and raid mother's sewing bag for little pieces of fabric and lace. I remember the soft gentle fragrance...
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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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