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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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Stress

‘Stress’ is not an illness as such but a ‘multi-dimensional syndrome’ which can cause a wide range of physical ailments and psychological problems ranging from high blood-pressure, headaches or digestive complaints to feelings of constant tiredness, depression or nervous anxiety. Stress also weakens the immune system and, in the long term, makes an individual more […] 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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Leucorrhoea/Pruritis

Leucorrhoea is an inflammation of the vagina caused by a proliferation of unwanted bacteria or fungi, which can have a variety of causes. Symptoms ofen include a thick white or yellow discharge and severe itching of the vaginal area. Pruritis or itching is an irritating condition which generally accompanies any type of mild vaginal infection. […] 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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Splinters, Infected

After removing a splinter, always apply a drop of lavender oil to prevent infection. Splinters can be dangerous if they do become infected – often because a small portion of the splinter remains embedded in the skin. If the splinter is infected, sore and with pus: clean the area gently, apply pure lavender oil, then […] 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

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Splinters, Infected

After removing a splinter, always apply a drop of lavender oil to prevent infection. Splinters can be dangerous if they do become infected – often because a small portion of the splinter remains embedded in the skin. If the splinter is infected, sore and with pus: clean the area gently, apply pure lavender oil, then […] Read more

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