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How wonderful is a Konjac Sponge?

How wonderful is a Konjac Sponge?

12th July 2019
The Konjac Sponge is a totally natural facial and body cleansing sponge made from root bulb fibers of Konjac (a.k.a. konjaku, konnyaku potato, devil's tongue, voodoo lily, or snake palm). Asian cultures have used konjac root for over 2,000 years, and konjac sponges have been a popular item there for about…

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We make Hemp Balm, not CBD Balm. What's the difference?

We make Hemp Balm, not CBD Balm. What's the difference?

26th May 2019
We regularly get asked how much CBD is in our balms. The answer is, we don't have to have this measured or tested because we call it a hemp balm.Many companies will add CBD paste or CBD isolate to a base, whip it together and bam! - no thought, no…

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Why immersing yourself in water is good for you

24th May 2019
The only real chance I get to immerse myself in water is a relaxing bath. Whether at home or elsewhere, it's easy to pack a back of salts into my overnight bag and look forward to a soak!I remember flying to a Celtic festival in Barbados (of all places) and…

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Hemp was NEVER an afterthought: when we make our Balms it's always at the forefront of the purpose.

Hemp was NEVER an afterthought: when we make our Balms it's always at the forefront of the purpose.

19th March 2019
Many companies create a cosmetic base, then add an extracted CBD  later. Many companies add wholeplant paste or isolate CBD to their balms and lotions: we don't. We created our bases using our own extraction method and layered every other component on top. This means that it wasn't a case of…

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Why was I told to rub daisies on it?

Why was I told to rub daisies on it?

27th February 2019
I think it was one of my favourite aunties who told me to rub daisies on a bump or bruise, when out walking as a child. Mainly, the action of giving the area attention helped but later on I found out that daisies and arnica are from the same family,…

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A Great Aid for massage

A Great Aid for massage

19th February 2019
It's smooth, it has a fine mix of some of the best known massage and essential oils, and it hits the spot. Another wonderful creation from Fiddler's Elbow Grease.When I was a kid, my dad had back problems. I remember him asking me to put some Algipan (a deep heat…

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Amber aroma - Arnica Balm

Amber aroma - Arnica Balm

11th February 2019
In August 2018, we visited Lithuania. One of the biggest things they sell on market stalls is Baltic Amber. It is prevalent and comes in a variety of colours from a creamy white to almost black. The warmth of colour was a huge attraction for someone. like me, with a…

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Equinox Balm - Spring is almost here!

Equinox Balm - Spring is almost here!

26th January 2019

We've added Equinox to our samples range and will be releasing the full product at the end of February 2019. Until then, orders over £25 will get a free sample or if you just want to try it - it's available in our single samples.

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Jake's Thoughts... Samples

Jake's Thoughts... Samples

2nd September 2017
"It's a no brainer!"Indeed, the sample price has changed! But, how much is a 15ml pot of balm I hear you say?It's £8.60 plus postage - and a sample pack is £5.35 including postage.In a sample pack you get 12 ml of FEG balm in four pots, a leaflet with…

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More Tea Vicar?

More Tea Vicar?

1st September 2017
So, Hemp Tea?I discovered hemp tea late last year. I'm an insomniac. I can work until the early hours of the morning and then get up a few hours later and carry on. BUT - I suffer for it. I had a blip in my health in July and I'm…

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