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Holistic healthcare for the holidays
Whether you're spending time at the beach, bach or bush this summer, it’s a good idea to pack a basic first aid kit. And it’s not just plasters you need. Check out these four essential solutions that’ll have you and your family covered for...
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Love the sun, but love your skin first
There are many benefits to being tucked away down here at the bottom of the world, but the gaping ozone hole above New Zealand is not one of them! Our sun is fierce and burn times are short, so we have to take extra care over the summer months...
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How Organic Eucalyptus Lemon repels Zika mosquitoes
We have had some gorgeous autumn days recently, and knowing that winter is on the way makes it that much more precious to get outdoors and enjoy it while it lasts. But what do you do when the cold weather really sets in? Last year saw a record...
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Three simple steps for healthier sun-kissed skin
In the middle of summer we should be getting used to the extra care we have to take of our skin, especially here in New Zealand / Australia where we are so conscious of UV damage. But even so, I often spot sunburned people out on the street...
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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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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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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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Natural oils to ease pain and speed up recovery from injury
Even if you don’t do regular exercise, chances are you have experienced the sudden pain and inconvenience of a sprain or strain connected to some kind of exertion or awkward movement. Then of course there are the aches and pains that linger...
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Pure essential oils for travelling without diarrhoea
Did you know that up to half of all international travellers end up with diarrhoea? What is affectionately (?) known as Deli or Bali Belly (though not only in India and Indonesia) affects about 10 million people every year and is the single...
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Therapeutic plant oils make fantastic travel companions
Kiwis are known to be travellers. The stats reveal that around half the country's population goes abroad every year. And for sure, most of the people I know have travelled somewhere abroad, either for business or pleasure, in the last few years...
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