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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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About Aromatherapy

About Aromatherapy

The word Aromatherapy was coined by a French chemist, Rene Gattefosse in 1926 but its fragrant healing connotations recall an antiquity beyond Cleopatra's Egypt. Apart from their pleasing aromas, essential oils are valued equally for their potent therapeutic and cosmetic properties. Aromatherapy is perhaps the most luxurious treatment for mind and body.

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Should I Take Essential Oils Internally?

Should I Take Essential Oils Internally?

There are essential oil businesses springing up around Australia recommending this to their customers. One major question we have been asked is…”is it safe to do this?

This is a complicated question, but let’s take a look at it.  Essentially (pun intended), the internal use of essential oils dates back to France, probably earlier, but this is where our story begins.

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Sticking to your New Years Resolution

Sticking to your New Years Resolution

Wanting to lose weight or quit smoking are often resolutions made at the beginning of the New Year. One University of Alabama at Birmingham wellness expert says there is a key ingredient to being successful health-wise in the comin

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Essential Summer health and beauty products.

Essential Summer health and beauty products.

The sun is shining, the temperatures are soaring, and the team at Plant Essentials have been working hard on a list of the top products that you’ll need this season. Take a look, choose to follow our advice, or even find your own must-have summer products in the Plant Essentials range!

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Organic iced tea recipe

Organic iced tea recipe

As summer crawls closer every day, temperatures are rising fast. For those of us that can’t go a day without our cuppa, this can be a bit of a problem – sacrificing staying cool for the daily morning boost. But this could all change, by simply taking an extra ten minutes each weekend to make yourself a big jug of fresh, healthy, and flavoursome iced tea.

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Plant Essentials lands on Magnetic Island

Plant Essentials lands on Magnetic Island

Townsville’s own natural health and beauty brand, Plant Essentials, is strengthening its foothold in the ever-growing organic beauty market by adding another local stockist to its list.

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7 Magic Effects of Massage

7 Magic Effects of Massage

Not long ago, we were lucky enough to welcome Tony to our team of Massage Therapists, joining Jamie and Heather. Tony trained as a massage practitioner in New Zealand, after realising a passion for natural health and the human spirit. His interests in massage and natural health surfaced after spending time as a competitive swimmer, as he has always had a love of movement and sport.

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Uses for Coconut Oil on your face, hair, body and pet!

Uses for Coconut Oil on your face, hair, body and pet!

Coconut Oil is the latest craze at the moment, with people claiming it can perform any number of wonders. While many of these claims aren’t proven , there are a large range of benefits that are known for certain to come from the sweet smelling oil.

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8 Tips for a Better Night's Sleep

8 Tips for a Better Night's Sleep

A good night’s sleep is one of the most valuable things you can do for yourself – you’ll feel better, be more productive and there’s a wide array of health benefits that come as a bonus. But sometimes getting a good dose of shut-eye can be easier said than done. We’ve all spent nights lying in bed, desperately willing ourselves to STOP THINKING AND GO. TO. SLEEP only to end up frustrated and even further away from dozing off than when we first crawled between the sheets.

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