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We are moving!

We are moving!

We are moving!

Plant Essentials is moving to its new home in Townsville.

158 Dalrymple Road (across from Bunnings & Lexus - next to Bags to Go) >>

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Toni McMahon March 28, 2019 Add a comment

Inspiration with Om Vibes Essential Oil Blend

Inspiration with Om Vibes Essential Oil Blend

A purifying and inspiring synergy designed to renew your enthusiasm for life, and create a space of calm and clarity.  A beautiful blend to add to your next meditation practice, or just create that space of peace.

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Toni McMahon February 20, 2019 Add a comment 2 tags (show)

Essential oil Safety for Cats and Dogs (aka Fur Babies)

Essential oil Safety for Cats and Dogs (aka Fur Babies)

Cats, in particular, are sensitive and get sick easily with some essential oils, as their livers are generally not able to process as well as humans.  Keep them out of reach and I’d advise not using essential oils on cats in particular. Better safe than sorry. Having said this >>

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Toni McMahon February 11, 2019 Add a comment 4 tags (show)

Mould and Essential Oils

Mould and Essential Oils

When the rains come, and humidity rises, so do mould and mildew.  The moulds that grow under these humid conditions can be minimised by keeping the environment dry (via fans or air conditioners) and keeping the air free of spores via filtration.  Sunlight is also key >>

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Toni McMahon February 07, 2019 Add a comment 5 tags (show)

How to Rid Mould Recipe

How to Rid Mould Recipe

When mould is starting to take over your home. Use these methods to help rid this fungus from your home >>

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Toni McMahon February 07, 2019 Add a comment 3 tags (show)

Pest Control with Essential Oils

Pest Control with Essential Oils

I’m not into killing little critters, so the last thing I would want to do is tell you to use essential oils to kill these guys.  You can, however, use essential oils to “mark out your territory” so to speak >>

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7 Of The Best Crystals for Anxiety

7 Of The Best Crystals for Anxiety

We all struggle with anxiety at some point and I believe taking control of it and owning it, helps us to tell it to bugger off when it rears its ugly head. I'm going to list a bunch of crystals that you can either wear, meditate with or include in a grid >>

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Dany Andrew January 30, 2019 Add a comment 2 tags (show)

DIY Essential Oil Blend Recipes ~ Part 1

DIY Essential Oil Blend Recipes ~ Part 1

Here are some beautiful essential oil recipes that you can make at home. So quick and easy >>

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Crystal Safety

Crystal Safety

Crystals & stones are wonderful tools to use for health, healing, ritual & other uses.  As with everything, safety needs to be considered, be it an essential oil, herb, crystal or any other tool.  Note that some crystals grow in locations where undesirable minerals may be present such as lead & mercury for example.

 

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How to Make Natural Sudocrem

How to Make Natural Sudocrem

if this is a product that you might find useful to keep in your medicine cabinet, you may want to try to make this super easy version at home… you need no special equipment or training to make it. Here's how >>

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Toni McMahon December 07, 2018 Add a comment 1 tags (show)

Gorgeous Crystals from Tasmania Australia

Gorgeous Crystals from Tasmania Australia

We have the absolute privilege of getting our crystals from Tassie straight from the man who find these beautiful crystals. We get pretty excited when we get a delivery from him...lol >>

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Christmas Gift Ideas for Crystal Lovers

Christmas Gift Ideas for Crystal Lovers

It’s that time of year again!!! Do you need some inspiration for a family member or friend who LOVES crystals? Here are a few ideas for you if you are stuck >>

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My 10 Favourite Herbs ~ part 2

My 10 Favourite Herbs ~ part 2

Here are the final 5, of my top 10 favourite herbs. I have included a Health Tonic Recipe too >>

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Anya Pearson November 29, 2018 Add a comment 1 tags (show)

My 10 Favourite Herbs ~ part 1

My 10 Favourite Herbs ~ part 1

There is an herb for everything. They all have their specialised benefits depending on what ails you. So in picking ten favorites, I have chosen the ones I feel are life enhancing and most beneficial for maintaining health and wellbeing for most people >>

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Anya Pearson November 29, 2018 Add a comment 1 tags (show)

How to Wear Crystals for Protection?

How to Wear Crystals for Protection?

I am comfortable in saying 1 in 3 customers that come into the store looking for crystals are looking for “protection” >>

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10 Crystals and Their Meaning

10 Crystals and Their Meaning

So just for fun, here are 10 crystals that have some pretty cool properties

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What Are The 7 Chakra Crystals?

What Are The 7 Chakra Crystals?

There is not 1 specific crystal for each of our chakras, however, in order to work on ourselves using crystal healing, we need to prioritise what we want to work on. Here are 2 crystal options for each chakra >>

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Dany Andrew November 08, 2018 Add a comment 2 tags (show)

What is Atlantasite?

What is Atlantasite?

This crystal is a fairly new addition to the crystal lover world, but is very quickly getting a fantastic name for itself >>

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Dany Andrew November 08, 2018 Add a comment 2 tags (show)

How To Use Eco Oxygen Bleach

How To Use Eco Oxygen Bleach

Eco Oxygen Bleach can be used in any place in or around the house that needs to be de-stained and deodorized. It is efficient, safe and economical. It is non-toxic, environmentally safe, biodegradable, and leaves no harmful by-products or residues which can harm the environment.

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Toni McMahon October 04, 2018 Add a comment 3 tags (show)

What Are The Best Essential Oils For Cleaning?

What Are The Best Essential Oils For Cleaning?

Depending on what you want to achieve, there are many, many essential oils you could choose from. To keep it simple I have listed my top selection here...

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Toni McMahon October 04, 2018 Add a comment

Best Essential Oils to Clean Your Yoga Mat?

Best Essential Oils to Clean Your Yoga Mat?

The absolute best combination of essential oils to use for cleaning a yoga mat, in my opinion, is >>

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Toni McMahon October 04, 2018 Add a comment 3 tags (show)

How To Clean Your House Naturally

How To Clean Your House Naturally

Cleaning your house naturally and effectively is super easy, safer and cheaper than using chemical cleaners. Here are some simple natural ingredients and how to use them in your home >>

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What is Herbal Medicine?

What is Herbal Medicine?

Herbal medicine also called botanical medicine, or phytomedicine, refers to using a plant's seeds,  berries,  roots,  leaves,  bark, or flowers for medicinal purposes >>

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3 Remarkable Health Benefits of Angelica Root

3 Remarkable Health Benefits of Angelica Root

Angelica archangelica is a European herb, not to be confused with the wild North American herb called Angelica, the Japanese Angelica (Angelica keiskei) or the Chinese herb (Angelica sinensis) known as Dong Quai.

Confusing much? That’s why it’s very important.... KEEP READING >>

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