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Acne a problem?…Some helpful hints…

For many young people, acne is a real problem. We are often asked what is needed to help remedy the situation. Her are a few tips that we have been able to gather. We have put it into point form to make it easy for you to reference. Are there any other points that you … Continue reading Acne a problem?…Some helpful hints…

Distilling essential oils…An inspiring journey…(Part 1)

On Monday, 1 October, the partners of EHP were invited to visit a local farmer to see how essential oils come into being. We were allowed to take photos and we would like to share this inspiring story with you. It gave us a lot more respect for the plants which give up their lives … Continue reading Distilling essential oils…An inspiring journey…(Part 1)

We have a new 100% pure essential oil… Lemon Tea Tree (Leptospermum petersonii)…

Grown and distilled in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa Lemon Tea Tree (Leptospermum petersonii) oil is chemically very different from the Tea Tree (Melaleuca alternifolia) oil. It has high contents of citral, citronellal and geraniol. This oil has significant anti-infectious qualities and is anti-fungal and anti-viral. Unlike Melaleuca alternifolia, it is not advisable to put this oil … Continue reading We have a new 100% pure essential oil… Lemon Tea Tree (Leptospermum petersonii)…

Tea Tree and Thyme complete the basic care kit…

Tea Tree: This a strong antiseptic oil which is non-poisonous to humans.It also has strong anti-viral, anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties. It is very useful for a range of conditions from ringworm to athlete's foot.     Thyme: This oil has anti-viral, antibiotic and antiseptic properties and must be used with great care. Over-use of this oil can … Continue reading Tea Tree and Thyme complete the basic care kit…