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Aiding Insomnia with Essential Oils

Aiding Insomnia with Essential Oils

Sleep deficiency can impact your quality of life and wellbeing. The frustration of not being able to have a good night's sleep can have adverse effects. Stress, hectic lifestyles, and overworking can all be the root causes of sleep deprivation. Aiding insomnia with essential oils is the best cure for calming and relaxing you...

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Toni McMahon November 21, 2015 Add a comment 4 tags (show)

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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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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Brewing organic success in Bowen

Brewing organic success in Bowen

One Plant Essentials stockist has discovered an unlikely recipe for retail success by combining homebrew with natural healthcare and beauty.

Christine and Robert Myers, owners of Alternate Notions and Homebrew Inn in Bowen, QLD, have been operating their two businesses from the same shop for ten months with interesting results.

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Winter Wonders from the Land

Winter Wonders from the Land

With the cold chills of winter finally upon us, it’s important to look after yourself and stop those flu symptoms before they start.

From rejuvenating dry skin to flushing the toxins from your body, we have a list of our top picks for you to stock up on this winter.

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The Tale of the Four Thieves

The Tale of the Four Thieves

The Tale of the Four Thieves is one of the most popular in natural health.

For 600 years the bubonic plague ebbed and flowed across Europe, peaking in the 1300s and persisting as late as the 1700s.

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Mother's Day Gift Ideas from Plant Essentials

Mother's Day Gift Ideas from Plant Essentials

Finding a great Mother’s Day Gift can take a take a bit of brain power.

How do you find the perfect present for Mum – the woman who brought you into this world, fed you, clothed you, made sure you looked good for school photo day and taught you important life lessons like how to tie your shoes, why you should always wear clean undies (in case you’re in an accident, of course) and to never show up to a BBQ empty handed.

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Toni McMahon May 08, 2014 Add a comment 2 tags (show)

10 Natural Alternatives to Shampoo

10 Natural Alternatives to Shampoo

The concept of water-only hair washing dates back hundreds of years. Our ancestors didn’t have man-made chemicals to wash their hair with; and instead they cleansed their bodies and washed their hair with rough brushes and good old hot water. This abrasion technique breaks up all the dirt and oil on our skin and in our hair and the hot water rinses it away. Chemically-enhanced shampoo on the other hand, strips not only the dirt and bad oils, but also the good oils, known as sebum. Without these natural oils, our scalp produces more sebum than it actually needs, which is what makes our hair greasy and oily.

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