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What can I give my teacher or colleague? Something meaningful…Something natural…?

It's almost the end of the year...That time of year when we say Thank You to our teachers, lecturers or colleagues for being there for us during the year. This year, we'd like to suggest that you get them something that has meaning and is useful at the same time. Gold, Frankincense and Myrrh (Spoiler … Continue reading What can I give my teacher or colleague? Something meaningful…Something natural…?

A compression fracture…to a collapsed vertebra…to surgery…to myeloma…to a journey of holistic healing practices

It has been far too long since I last wrote a blog for Essential Herbal Products. 5 months to be exact. When I noticed this, I realised how my health has kept me wrapped up in a world of learning to live within the new boundaries imposed by my body. Let me explain... I was … Continue reading A compression fracture…to a collapsed vertebra…to surgery…to myeloma…to a journey of holistic healing practices

Another DIY Christmas activity…I had fun…something to do with the kids during the holidays!

A few months ago, I saw an activity on the internet. A blogger transformed some tea-light candles into a thing of beauty. They were stunning! Well, I tried to do the same...They didn't turn out quite as beautiful as hers, but what fun doing them!     A while ago, I was gifted with a … Continue reading Another DIY Christmas activity…I had fun…something to do with the kids during the holidays!

Let what you love be what you do…Rewarding soul work that puts food on the table and pays the bills…

Today was a day to have fun and get excited about our work. I took delivery of two stock items, checked up on our tinctures that are quietly brewing and gaining in potency and enjoyed the potent aromatic smoke created by our fresh stock of Frankincense. I have put together some fun "Make your own..." … Continue reading Let what you love be what you do…Rewarding soul work that puts food on the table and pays the bills…

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