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Hair Care

Hair Care Lavender oil makes an excellent conditioning treatment for the air due to its pleasing scent, gentle action and powerful antiseptic properties. It helps to regulate the activity of the sebaceous glands, cleanses the scalp of bacterial infection and helps disperse dead skin cells. It has the reputation of ‘sorting knots and tangles’ and […] Read more

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Pregnancy and Childbirth

Using essential oils during pregnancy and to help with childbirth can be very beneficial in a variety of ways, because they operate on both a physiological and a psychological level. Lavender is the most useful oil during pregnancy, not only because it is very safe but also because of its predominantly calming/healing/balancing character. Relaxation and […] Read more

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Insect Bites/Stings

Insect Bites/Stings Lavender oil has long been used for the treatment of a variety of insect bites and stings – at one time it was even used to treat snake bite! In the Alps, if their dogs are bitten by adders, huntsmen will get lavender, crush it and rub it on the bites. The venom […] Read more

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Insomnia

Insomnia Sleeplessness or insomnia is another common stress-related complaint that everyone suffers from at some time in life – whether it is before an exam, after an exhilarating experience, or simply due to an inability to switch off after a hard day’s work. Lavender is a traditional remedy for insomnia – this is why lavender […] Read more

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Bebe Skin Care

Bebe Skin Care Many essential oils, including lavender (but particularly tea tree oil) stimulate the immune system and can assist the body in resisting as well as combating infection: 1. by directly opposing the threatening micro-organisms 2. by stimulating and increasing the activity of the organs and cells involved 3. by building up resistance and […] Read more

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High Blood-pressure (Hypertension)

High Blood-pressure (Hypertension) Many people suffer from high blood-pressure these days, for it is a common side-effect of the fast pace of 20th-century life. Stress, poor diet, too much alcohol and arteriosclerosis (the thickening and hardening of the arterial walls) can all contribute to this condition, which in the long term may lead to a […] Read more

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Rheumatism

The term ‘rheumatism’ is used medically to describe a whole range of disorders which involve pain in the muscles or joints, including the various forms of arthritis and gout. Generally speaking, however, rheumatism refers specifically to muscular pain, whereas arthritis and gout are associated with pain located within the joints themselves. Lavender can help to […] Read more

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