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Top Health Benefits Of Neem Herb

Top Health Benefits Of Neem Herb

Neem is the reliever of diseases according to traditional Indian healers. Its extracts have been used for thousands of years for maintaining overall health. The bark, roots, gum, leaves, and the seeds of the neem tree are all useful both internally and externally.

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Cold & Flu Prep with Homeopathy

Cold & Flu Prep with Homeopathy

Many people, especially children, are susceptible to colds and flu with the change in weather to chilly nights that start to occur in March. This is a good time to stock up on remedies that people buy to boost and strengthen the immune system.  

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The Many Health Benefits of Chlorophyll

The Many Health Benefits of Chlorophyll

You may have heard a lot of buzz surrounding the healthiness of vegetables, especially leafy green vegetables with deep, rich color tones. In many ways, they’re perfect foods and part of the credit is owed to the chlorophyll they contain.

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Corydalis traditionally used for insomnia, pain relief & menstrual cramps...

Corydalis traditionally used for insomnia, pain relief & menstrual cramps...

Corydalis has been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine as a blood mover, sedative and painkiller since the eighth century A.D. in China.  Today, it is still used alleviate abdominal and menstrual cramps and as an herbal sleep aid to relieve insomnia.  Corydalis is a bitter, slightly acrid and warm herb that has been used effectively as a sedative and tranquilizer.  

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February 18, 2017 1 comment

Natural Chillaxants - A Wholistic Approach to Inviting Calm into Your Life

Natural Chillaxants - A Wholistic Approach to Inviting Calm into Your Life

The fact that Aromatherapy is such a pleasurable sensory experience is inherent in its de-stressing action. Pure essential oils can be used with massage, in a bath, and in an oil burner to relax you and relieve tension.

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Natural Lice Busters

Natural Lice Busters

Wow, school starts and so do the Lice.  They are not fun for the kids or the family and friends who have to keep cleaning their heads.  There are many remedies around and we get to view a few working in Plant Essentials. 

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January 16, 2017 Add a comment

and the winner of our $500 Gift Card is...

and the winner of our $500 Gift Card is...

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December 24, 2016 Add a comment

We no longer offer Paypal as a payment option online, here's why...

We no longer offer Paypal as a payment option online, here's why...

The offending product that caused all the fuss.. nail polish, yup lol.

A customer today tried 2 times to pay for her online order using Paypal. Two times declined with an odd message...so we looked into it and called Paypal. Low and behold, the nail polish we sell contravenes some financial law, that only Paypal seems to notice.

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December 14, 2016 5 comments 1 tags (show)

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Why Herb Robert Is Beneficial For The Health

Why Herb Robert Is Beneficial For The Health

Geranium robertianum is a mysterious herb that is said to have the miraculous ability to reduce the size of tumors. Herb Robert is reputedly helpful in treating some types of cancers and boosting the immune system. Here are some of its tradition health benefits that you may find useful.seful.

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The Different Thyroid conditions detailed

The Different Thyroid conditions detailed

Conditions of the Thyroid and many and varied.  It's a complicated issue that can only really be confirmed and thus treated after various medical tests.

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How to Care for and Use your Dry Body Brush

How to Care for and Use your Dry Body Brush

Did you know you can reduce the burden on your kidneys by regular skin brushing?  Sounds a bit far fetched, doesn't it?  When you consider the facts, it does make sense.

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I Love Sandalwood

I Love Sandalwood

Our Sandalwood essential oil 100% & 4%, and Sandalwood powder  come from harvests in Western Australia.  I love it when we can source ingredients grown and distilled or powdered right here in this great southern land.

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October 29, 2016 Add a comment

Maca, the adaptogenic , hormone balancing superfood

Maca, the adaptogenic , hormone balancing superfood

Maca is a nutritionally dense superfood that has been used for 1000s of years

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Health Benefits of Australian Bush Flowers

Health Benefits of Australian Bush Flowers

The Bush Essences are a system of healing that anyone can use for themselves or prescribe for others. Although Flower Remedies have been used by many cultures for thousands of years, the Australian Bush Flower Essences ...

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October 16, 2016 Add a comment

Yellow Dock, the heavy duty blood cleanser

Yellow Dock, the heavy duty blood cleanser

Traditionally, yellow dock (Rumex crispus) root has been thought to be a blood purifier and general detoxifier, especially for the liver.

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A smile speaks a thousand words…

A smile speaks a thousand words…

I have chosen to delve into an unusual area of health today - gum health.  Not often talked about, except maybe with your dentist whose life is spent peering into mouths,

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How to make a delicious natural room spray

How to make a delicious natural room spray

There is more than one way to make a room spray, but here is one very quick and easy method...

You'll Need:

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Salt Lamp Serenity

Salt Lamp Serenity

Millions of years ago, when the Earth was still young and countries were shifting and clashing together, oceanbeds became mountain ranges faster than you could say “Yabba dabba doo.”

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September 24, 2016 1 comment

Rose Quartz - Crystal of Unconditional Love

Rose Quartz - Crystal of Unconditional Love

One of our favourite crystals at Plant Essentials is the beautiful Rose Quartz.  Rose Quartz is a member of the quartz family, a silicon dioxide crystal with a hardness of 7

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Test Running the ALPS water filter system

Test Running the ALPS water filter system

We recently ordered an ALPS water filter to test out before we decided to stock it... here's the report ... spoiler alert, yep, we decided to stock it.

So the new water filter that I had ummed and ahhed for some time about arrived... woo hoo! New stuff :-)

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Make Your Own Neem Natural Insecticide

Make Your Own Neem Natural Insecticide

For centuries, India's farmers have known that the Neem trees withstand the periodic infestations of locusts. Neem extracts applied to vegetable crops repel locusts (Heinrich Schmutterer, 1962). Like most plants, neem deploys internal chemical defences to protect itself against leaf- chewing insects. Its chemical weapons are extraordinary, however.

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5 Natural Must-Haves this Spring

5 Natural Must-Haves this Spring

The winter chills have well and truly disappeared and spring is in the air once again (in Townsville it has, maybe not so much down south)! The weather is great for getting out and about, and we’ve put together our top suggestions of Plant Essentials products to help you dive into the fresh and flowering season.

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