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Our list of 100% pure essential oils for your easy reference

Our list of 100% pure essential oils is extensive. Here is a list for your easy reference. Basil: Mental fatigue, nervous insomnia, stimulant Benzoin: Coughs and colds, dry skin, eczema, psoriasis, mentally soothing Bergamot: Antiseptic, clears acne, boils, eczema, nervous indigestion, relaxant, good for lost appetite Camphor: Decongestant, antiseptic, disinfectant, stimulant Cedarwood (Atlas): Antiseptic, gentle … Continue reading Our list of 100% pure essential oils for your easy reference

Preventing Pesky Creatures From Feasting On You and Your Loved Ones…

Christmas and New Year are over and Summer in South Africa is in full, scorching swing. The humidity of Durban encourages our blood sucking creatures to come out and dine. So, what to do...? What to do...? Citronella is an excellent essential oil for deterring insects such as flies and mosquitoes, as is Lemongrass. These … Continue reading Preventing Pesky Creatures From Feasting On You and Your Loved Ones…

Make your own insect repellant… you can rub this directly on your skin.

Here is a suggested recipe: 3oml brown (dark) bottle, 12 drops essential oil (3 each of:lavender,lemongrass, tea tree and citronella), fill up with grapeseed oil. Mix well. Rub onto your skin frequently. Sundae gives some more suggestions in this short You Tube presentation. http://youtu.be/BdP6nsk9DeQ