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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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Holistic Hemp Scotland - a lovely caring company

Holistic Hemp Scotland - a lovely caring company

21st December 2017
Another of our favourite companies who not only produce and sell pastes, oils and concentrates but also, textiles and building materials from hemp..Artisan Hemp grown NaturallyTheir hemp is grown on small artisan farms in the EU using a bio-dynamic, organic growing process, without the use of pesticides or artificial fertilisers.…

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Rose geranium - Your questions answered

Rose geranium - Your questions answered

19th December 2017
Rose geranium oil has a balancing effect on the nervous system and relieves depression and anxiety, while lifting the spirits and making the world an easier place to live in. It has a balancing effect on the adrenal cortex and is great for relieving stress.Its haemostatic nature helps the body…

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A Face for Radio!!!

A Face for Radio!!!

12th December 2017
"I've never really felt comfortable in front of cameras. I've pulled the cheesy smile too many times, gritting my teeth and hoping for a better side to shine through. When I was asked to give an interview to Optimal Hemp for their YouTube channel, I'd been flaring (Fibromyagia Flare) and…

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