What is a Terpene?

It is now one of the biggest areas of interest for cannabis researchers, as terpenes in CBD oil have the potential to help treat everything from insomnia to cancer. Terpenes are essential oils found in all plants, flowers, vegetables and herbs, and they have healing properties by themselves. While still in the plant, they help …

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Oily Skin – Essential Oils

Nothing could be more perfect than aromatherapy for treating oily and acneic complexions, as essences have an affinity with the skin, being able to pass through the skin barrier via the fluids and penetrate into the body.  Many essential oils are cleansing and anti bacterial: for example lavender, bergamot, neroli, sandalwood, tea tree, ylang-ylang and …

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Reiki and Meditation

Creating Focus Usui Sensei taught his students the first pillar of Reiki, the Gassho meditation. Gassho means “two hands coming together”. Dr. Usui taught his students to place their hands in the Gassho position every morning and evening. Gassho teaches the art of quieting the mind and creating single pointed focus in meditation. One basically …

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Superfoods

Superfoods to help rebalance body and mind Rebalance your body and mind while increasing relaxation with this comforting blend of mood-enhancing cocoa. Contains B vitamins and adaptogens – rhodiola, shiitake mushroom, maca and ashwagandha – to help you adapt to daily stresses and strains Rhodiola - Rhodiola rosea is a remarkable herb that has a …

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Essential oils for cleaning

Some essential oils used in the home for cleaning, they are a natural option and smell amazing. 1. Lemon Loved for its light, clean scent, this essential oil is also a powerhouse in homemade cleaning recipes. Naturally antibacterial and antiviral, lemon is commonly used to degrease stubborn stains as well as freshen the air. Use …

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Reiki Chakra and Essential Oils

FOR REIKI PRACTICIONERS Essential Oils that can be used for each chakra at times when you feel a blockage over a particular area that needs some extra assistance 1. ROOT CHAKRA (MULADHARA) ESSENTIAL OILS THAT HELP YOU TO CONNECT TO THE EARTH AND TO GROUND YOU, INCLUDE PATCHOULI AND VETIVER. ALSO ROSEWOOD. OTHER GOOD ESSENTIAL …

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Using Oils to Calm and Relax after a busy day.

I was speaking to my neighbour recently about what she could do to relax as she was stressed out with work and as I reeled off the masses of relaxation techniques that I use, we got onto the topic of essential oils. She, like many others I speak to, she was not convinced they work.  …

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