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When it comes to manufacturing handmade cosmetics one ingredient no crafter should be without is lavender essential oil. Lavender essential oil (Lavandula angustifolia) posses antibacterial proprieties, is gentle to both dry and oily skin, and has the ability to relieve such conditions as muscle pain, insomnia, headaches, burns, bug bites, eczema, psoriasis, and acne making it the most versatile of essential oils. It is also one of the few essential oils that can be used as a middle or top note in perfume due to its fresh, floral smell and affordable price.   Here are a few recipe ideas for...

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The history of aromatherapy dates back to approximately 3000 years before Christ when the Egyptians of the ancient times used to burn incense crafted from aromatic herb and woods in honor of their deities.  It was by the 12th Dynasty (circa 1800 BC) that aromatics were successfully introduced for both medicinal and cosmetic purposes.   The use of aromatherapy was also evident among the ancient Chinese who make reference to massages using infused oils in texts dated around 2650 BC.  This then shows that the Chinese may even have preceded the Egyptians in their use as well as knowledge of...

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Essential oils provide a fantastic natural alternative to common ailments we see at home. The actions of essential oils are broad, ranging from topical antiseptics and anti-inflammatories to analgesics, digestive system tonics, and anti-depressants. While essential oils should not be a substitute for professional medical care, they can be successfully employed for many minor complaints, and as adjuncts to other therapies.   Here we will have a brief look at ten essential oils which may comprise the ‘basic home care kit’. While by no means exhaustive, this list will go a long way to providing effective (and often pleasant!) treatments...

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