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I came across this herb and it peeked the herbalist in me.                                             Valerian?   What is it?   What’s its purpose?

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Another Reason to start making your own Soap!              Last night I stayed up to watch a health report. It had to do with soap so it caught my interest. Is your soap hurting your sex drive”?  NEW YORK (FOX 5 NEWS) - Triclosan is found in all kinds of products from toothpaste to deodorant to soap. The industry started using the compound about 40 years ago. But the things we use to get us clean and attractive are also responsible for killing our sex drive. What Is Triclosan? C12H7Cl3O2Triclosan, similar in its uses and mechanism...

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Essential oils are liquid aroma compounds that are directly obtained from various plants. The oil is essential because it contains the essence of that plants fragrance.  There are countless essential oils to choose from.  Join us in this series that will detail some of our favorite essential oils. Orange-sweet (Citrus sinensis) is my “happy oil”.  I say so because it the aroma reminds me of inner joy.  The primary countries of origin are Israel, South Africa, Italy and Brazil.  This oil is the only warming citrus.  The aroma is a beautiful combination of fresh, warm, sweet, citrus.  The oil is extracted via col...

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