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Advent

Advent

17th September 2018
Advent calendars are a sign that Christmas is coming, but opening a little numbered door, or in our case pot to reveal a surprise is an idea that everyone – religious or not – can get behind. Here’s a brief history of Advent calendars.What is Advent? Advent is the four-week period…

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Which Fiddler's Elbow Grease Aroma is your favourite?

Which Fiddler's Elbow Grease Aroma is your favourite?

17th September 2018
We all have our favourite smells, often several, clean washing, newly cut grass and the tantalising hint of a BBQ drifting over your neighbours fence in summer are all popular choices. Choosing a favourite FEG aroma is no different and can seem like a challenge when there are so many incredible…

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The Story of the Four Thieves

The Story of the Four Thieves

10th September 2018
The use of Thieves oil dates all the way back to the year 1413.  The time of the infamous Bubonic Plague (aka The Black Death) ran rampant through Europe and Asia. The plague spread like wild-fire amongst the citizens, and the physicians alike.  It seemed impossible to be in the…

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July 1st - our first anniversary

25th June 2018
WoW! That year flew by.  We exceeded our expectations, moved to a bigger unit - filled it, employed staff, built up some amazing relationships and continue to grow. But I know there's a lot more hard work to do!With position comes responsibility... wages, PAYE and pensions have to be paid.…

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May Chang - Litsea Cubeba

May Chang - Litsea Cubeba

19th June 2018
We think May Chang oil is wonderful  with its Lemon Sherbet aroma!Litsea Cubeba is the botanical name for May Chang. Belonging to the Lauraceae family, the tree bears whitish-yellowish flowers that have a characteristic citrusy fragrance and fruits that resemble peppers (that’s where the word ‘cubeb’ comes from). The essential oil…

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Jasmine - the wonder plant?

Jasmine - the wonder plant?

19th June 2018
"The health benefits of jasmine essential oil can be attributed to its properties as an antidepressant, antiseptic, aphrodisiac, antispasmodic, expectorant, sedative, cicatrizant, galactagogue, emmenagogue, parturient and a uterine substance"OK... so what does all that mean? I know the first six, but I'll just find out about the rest!cicatrizant - a…

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Why it's important to have a bath!

Why it's important to have a bath!

18th June 2018
  • A soothing bath takes care of all sorts of health problem, such as spotty skin and recurrent infections, insect bites, feminine hygiene problems, and even arthritis and rheumatism?

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Tea Tasting - Banbury Cricket Club - Sunday 11th April, 2018

Tea Tasting - Banbury Cricket Club - Sunday 11th April, 2018

11th February 2018
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Why we need sleep...

7th January 2018
I found this great video explaining why we need sleep...https://www.facebook.com/techinsider/videos/928245714040452/

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Wolves and your Endocannabinoid System ... what have they got in common?

Wolves and your Endocannabinoid System ... what have they got in common?

1st January 2018
Wolves and your Endocannabinoid System ... what have they got in common?Now this might seem to be a random question, but I think it is quite pertinent. Please watch this video then I will explain.https://youtu.be/ysa5OBhXz-QThis is in no way a political rant, just some of my thoughts and observations.So my…

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