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Why Lavender Chocolate Truffles Should be One of Your 5 a Day!

Posted on Tuesday, 29 October

      (Image Source, http://www.pinterest.com/pin/536280268099033150/)   Struggling to think of that perfect gift for that special someone this Christmas? Well these little beauties will do just the trick! For years I always thought using lavender in food would evoke the smell of bath oils and scented candles, relaxing yet not appetizing. I remember the exact day it changed, I was at a beautiful ice cream bar in Sardinia when I tried my very first scoop of Lavender and Honey ice cream, I was instantly a convert! I absolutely love the flavour of floral lavender in food. Lavender Scones and Chocolate… read more »

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8 Ways You Can Incorporate Lavender Essential Oil Into Your Life

Posted on Thursday, 24 October

(Image Source, http://www.pinterest.com/pin/465348573967261609/) Lavender is one of the most versatile of all essential oils. Most commonly known for its relaxing effects on the body. The fragrance is calming, relaxing and balancing both physically and emotionally. Carrying a bottle of lavender around with you is like having your own personal first aid kit, perfume and pick-me-up. The benefits of this miracle essential oil are endless, making it one of our most popular essential oils and for good reason! The properties of lavender essential oil also make it the perfect remedy for successfully boosting your immune system, fighting off colds and bacterial infections,… read more »

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Pamper with Lavender: Fabulous Gift Ideas This Christmas

Posted on Wednesday, 23 October

(Image Source http://www.pinterest.com/pin/224476362648524701/) The fresh clean, calming scent of Lavender has been used in skin care products for centuries and its effects have been well tried and tested. Lavender is one of the most useful skin care oils because although it has excellent antiseptic properties it is also very mild to the skin. Aside from its soothing aromatherapy properties, it can also clean and calm your skin, so why not add Lavender to your beauty regime and let the daily stress and environmental toxins become a thing of the past! You can even make your own lavender products, not only are… read more »

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Preparing Your Lavender for the Winter Ahead

Posted on Monday, 21 October

With the colder weather well on its way your lavender plants will require some extra TLC, you wouldn’t walk around in a t-shirt in the snow, your lavender plants are no different. These little wonder plants can tolerate both heat and severe cold. While most lavender plants survive well without a great deal of fuss over the winter months, a few winter precautions help keep the plants looking their best. Protecting your lavender Lavender is a hardy plant, however winter winds can damage the branches and foliage. You can protect your lavender either by planting your lavender in an area protected… read more »

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How to Mix your Essential Oils like a Pro

Posted on Wednesday, 16 October

(Image Source, http://www.pinterest.com/pin/185140234653696033/)   Mixing essential oils is considered part art and part science. It is very important that you treat your essential oils with the same respect that your would treat your medicine. There is nothing to be afraid of when using and mixing your essential oils, with the right knowledge essential oils can be a true blessing and a good rule of thumb to live by with your essential oils is less is more. What are the Typical Essential Oil to Carrier Oil Ratios? We advise using a 2% dilution when using essential oils topically. To achieve this dilution… read more »