Category Archives: Medicine Chest

Aromatherapy Ylang – Ylang.

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Cananga odorata Ylang ylang is basically a tropical tree indigenous to Asia, especially Indonesia. The blossoms of this tree are used to prepare an essential oil that is widely used in manufacturing perfumes as well as in aromatherapy. The ylang-ylang essential oil is extracted by steam distilling the highly fragrant flowers of the tree. Ylang-ylang flowers have a profound and sweet

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A Simple Recipe for Your Hands Using Lavender.

Manicurists charge a lot for hot oil hand treatments. Here is a delightfully simple recipe you can create for less. 1 tablespoon olive or other cooking oil 1 teaspoon almond extract or 1 drop lavender essential oil {optional} 2 small plastic bags that will fit over your hands 1. Place the oil in a microwave-safe dish and heat it on

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Good Night Beauty Regime.

A good night’s sleep is an essential part of your beauty regimen and does more for your good looks than the best balm or treatment. While you sleep, blood continuously replenishes your skin, giving it a rosy glow. A well-rested complexion is also less prone to breakouts. Of course, night time is also the right time to treat your body

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Bath Cookies; Cinnamon Oatmeal Milk Bath; A Scented Bath Powder..

Bath Cookies If you like experimenting with recipes in the kitchen, you’ll get a real kick out of making these “cookies” for the tub. Bakers will recognize the steps in dough-making, rolling, and baking, but there’s a twist! Make one batch for yourself and another for friends. 2 cups fine sea salt 1/2 cup cornstarch, plus more for rolling dough

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Gypsy Herbal Astringent Lotion.

This wonderful herbal astringent lotion has been hailed as the first herbal product ever produced and marketed. Legend has it that the early Gypsies formulated it and claimed it to be a cure-all. Whether or not it is I hardly know, but I do know that it is an excellent astringent for the face and a great rinse for dark

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Marshmallow

Althaea Officinalis Also, Known As: Althaea Marshmallow Mortification Root Sweetweed Found growing in abundance in moist and wet places all over the world, marshmallow is a perennial aromatic herb that is sometimes found to grow up to four feet in height. While the herb can be found growing in plenty in the wild, it is also cultivated commercially for medicinal

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Eucalyptus {Eucalyptus globulus}

Also, Known As: Blue Gum Blue Gum Tree Eucalyptus Fever Tree The familiar tree known as the eucalyptus is indigenous to Australia. This popular quick growth tree is now cultivated in many other countries. The tree is one of the quickest growing tree species around; it is also among the world’s biggest and tallest trees. The eucalyptus grows successfully in

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