Beauty

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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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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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Stem Cell Skin Care

Stem Cell Skin Care Lavender essential oil has also been shown to inhibit both sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous system functioning, depending on which system is dysfunctional. Sympathetic hyperfunctioning is triggered more by physical stress, while parasympathetic overactivity is caused more by emotional stress – although both reactions can produce similar symptoms such as muscular cramp, […] Read more

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REJUVENATING DIET IDEAS

REJUVENATING DIET IDEAS BREAKFAST Papaya slices with a squeeze of lemon juice, promotes cleansing and healing. The papaya provides lutein and zeaxanthin for eyesight restoration, carpain for heart healing, beta cryptoxanthin for colon health and vitamin C (62mg), the youth vitamin, for supple skin, reduced skin cell oxidation, good eyesight and for collagen/skin formation. Lemon […] Read more

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Skin Care Quiz

Skin Care Quiz There are over 150 different constituents in lavender oil, but the two main ones are linalool and linalyl acetate – it is these which give lavender its light, sweetish note. The linalyl acetate (ester) content of lavender oil is also used as a criterion of quality. Typical constituents of lavender oil (L. […] Read more