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30 Years and Growing Strong
They say time flies when you’re having fun. And I have to agree that the last 30 years, of growing Absolute Essential from a small, one-person, out-the-back clinic room to the ground-breaking global business that it is today, has been one of...
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Dr Bo in Healthy by Nature (Community Health Store's magazine: Sept 2019 issue)
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Absolute Essential announces Vegan Certification
Absolute Essential is proud to announce that its entire therapeutic plant oil product range is now officially Vegan Certified, adding to its impressive list of earth-friendly accreditations, and cementing its position as a company that is 100%...
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What goes around comes around: why recycling matters
I cannot tell you how happy I am that over the past few years there has been a groundswell of support for the eco-movement. For as long as I can remember, I have been making conscious choices for a cleaner, greener planet. And this extends...
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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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Delivering on our promise of sustainability
At a time of extreme population growth, climate change and ever-dwindling resources, the need to care for our environment - and to act responsibly, mindfully and sustainably - is now greater than ever. Most of us try to do this on a personal...
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I’m dreaming of a sustainable Christmas
The festive season is supposed to be a time of peace, happiness and joy, yet increasingly it’s become a time of stress and crazy consumerism. The pressure to get your Christmas shopping done can result in poor decisions and rushed purchases...
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Nepal Trade Aid with Christmas Socks
Many of our regular customers will remember the Nepal Trade Aid campaign that we initiated following the earthquakes of 2015. We pledged to make your generous donations count as much as possible by taking no administration charges, adding...
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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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Kia Ora Magazine
Walking the Talk A few years ago, Bo Hendgen walked for eight days into the Nepalese mountains to find a potential new supplier for her Absolute Essential therapeutic plant-oil brand. As a sign of commitment to one's business, that takes some...
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