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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 Balm

The Story of the Four Thieves Balm

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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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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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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