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Need more sleep & less stress in your life? Here's how organic essential oils can help
Are you suffering from lack of sleep or an overload of stress? These are two all-too-common, modern-day complaints that often go hand in hand. Indeed, the stress/sleep relationship can be a vicious cycle. The more stressed you are - the harder...
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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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Love is in the air
Whether or not you are a fan of Valentine’s Day, for me personally, any chance to celebrate love is a wonderful thing. It’s why we are all here right? And what better way to show you care than with therapeutic plant oils; nature’s perfect gift,...
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Put the SPRING back in your step with less stress, more balance
There’s nothing like a bit of stress to show your age. The effects of being constantly under pressure, too busy, pulled in all directions by this crazy pace of life can manifest not just emotionally, but also physically, by way of a tired,...
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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 de-stress your life for balance and success
What is stress? The definition of stress is not definitive but for most of us it is a word with negative connotations of being under a lot of pressure or feeling strung-out. Our big problem with stress is that we live in a culture that has...
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Essential oils and chakra healing can be part of our future
Having started my journey with therapeutic plant oils back in the eighties when the whole ‘new-age’ hippy image was clouding the wider potential of aromatherapy, I have always strived to champion the professional and medicinal development of...
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Love your sleep but suffer from sleep deprivation?
If you asked me to tell you about the most hedonistic personal habit that I have, the one that I simply could not be asked to give up, you would in fact be asking me about the single most important health practice in my life: sleep. I absolutely...
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You can help save the planet and pilot your own organic health care
As an event that is pretty much eclipsed in New Zealand by the Christmas festivities, some might want to be reminded that Summer Solstice is nearly upon us. Solstice is an important day on the natural health calendar As the pivotal moment of...
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