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Pamper Yourself Body Butter

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  After a long winter your skin can end up dried out and begging for moisture. In order to get ready for the sunny, warm days ahead here is an easy to make, delicious Body Butter recipe that will leave your skin feeling soft, smooth and refreshed. If your skin has been neglected and becomes exceptionally dry, Body Butter works by coating the skin while at the same time creating a protective barrier to the elements. And because it is made using only oils and butters there is no need to add preservatives. Regular store bought body butters and creams are often filled with synthetic fragrances,...

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Antioxidants, Inflammation and Free Radicals…What does it all Mean?

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We hear these words thrown around a lot these days. As we become more health conscious as a society, these words are used more and more in conversations. What do we know? Antioxidants are good, inflammation is bad and free radicals??? They just sound bad! Let’s start with Free Radicals…we might as well get bad part out of the way! What are they? The human body is made up of atoms which are continually trying to maintain balance (essentially keeping the human body balanced and healthy). In order for atoms to maintain this balance they need to have the same number of...

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DIY Essential Oil Perfume

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There are thousands of chemicals used in the perfume and fragrance industry. Most of the chemicals used in today’s perfumes are unlisted and many of which have not been tested for toxicity either alone, or in combination. The majority of these chemicals (over 80% are petrochemicals) are irritants to both the skin and lungs and many are hormone disrupters and carcinogens. Synthetic fragrances are of great concern from an ecological standpoint as well. More and more of these chemicals used in fragrance are finding there way into our water systems, polluting not only the water but the marine life as...

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Gardening With Essential Oils

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With spring finally here, if you’re like us you are probably anxious to get your hands dirty in the garden preparing for the season ahead. With all of the hard work that goes into making your garden beautiful, nothing is more frustrating than watching the fruits of your labour being destroyed by pests as they take over. This week we want to share our favorite all natural garden sprays so you can keep all those bugs at bay. When growing delicious fruits and vegetables the last thing you want to use are harmful chemicals that can be hazardous to your...

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DIY Raw Cacao Chocolate Bunnies with Orange Essential Oil

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With the Easter bunny making his début this weekend we thought what better way to get ready for this fun holiday than making delicious Orange flavoured Raw Cacao Bunnies. This is a completely vegan, good for you treat, that is easy to make and a fun activity for the whole family. We use raw cacao because it is filled with so many nutrients, like magnesium, iron, antioxidant rich flavonoids, as well as vitmains B1, B2, B4, B5, B9 and E. These decadent little bunnies are then sweetened with raw honey and flavored with Orange Essential Oil, one of our favorite...

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