geranium, scent of tranquility

geranium, scent of tranquility

Geranium oil is derived from Pelargonium graveolens, which is believed to be originally from Egypt. From there, it spread to South Africa, Madagas...

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peppermint, dream maker

peppermint, dream maker

Peppermint (Mentha piperta) is a hybrid of watermint and spearmint.  Although it is native to Europe and the Middle East, it is now widely cultiva...

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turmeric, spirit and medicine

turmeric, spirit and medicine

Turmeric (Curcuma longa) is an herbaceous plant of the ginger family which is native to South Asia.  Although it is widely used as a spice in Sout...

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tulsi, queen of herbs

tulsi, queen of herbs

  Tulsi (Ocimum sanctum), also known as holy basil, is an aromatic plant native to the Indian subcontinent and cultivated throughout Southeast Asi...

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the spirit of sandalwood

the spirit of sandalwood

Sandalwood (Santalum album), which has been said to bring one closer to the divine, is the name of a class of woods.  Sandalwood trees are indige...

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the rose

the rose

the alluring rose is a wonderful source of beauty remedies. as one of the most ancient flowers in the world, and is believed to have been cultivate...

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the sweet orange

the sweet orange

the orange is the most widely cultivated fruit in the world. believed to have first been cultivated in China around 2500 BC, they were so rare that...

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oatmeal

oatmeal

oatmeal is a gentle and highly beneficial grain used for thousands of years in skin care. it was first discovered among the remains of the 12th Dyn...

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neem

neem

neem is an extraordinary evergreen tree native to India which has been used in Ayurvedic medicine for at least 5000 years for its anti-fungal, ant...

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make it milk

make it milk

milk and milk products, such as yogurt, have been valued since ancient times for their soothing and luxurious properties. Cleopatra herself is said...

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mango: food of the gods

mango: food of the gods

The mango (Mangifera indica), also known as "the food of the gods", is an enormously popular fruit throughout the Indian subcontinent.  Mangoe...

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