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Sensual Massage Oil

sensual massage oil

Sensual Massage Oil
Jasmine & Cardamom
Desire, creativity & harmony

A sensual massage oil infused with essential oils selected to stimulate and tantalise the senses. Its warm, rich, floral and sweet scent elevates the spirit and sparks our inner vision. It relaxes and supports the energy of the Heart, calms the nerves, releases tension and uplifts the Mind. Effective blend for nervous anxiety, restlessness and depression.

Ingredients:  Palmarosa* (Cymbopogon martinii), Cardamom* (Elettaria cardamomum), Ylang Ylang* (Cananga odorata), Bay laurel* (Laurus nobilis), Jasmine* (Jasminum officinalis), Sandalwood amyris (Amyris balsamifera),), Apricot Kernel oil (Prunus armeniaca), Jojoba oil (Simmondsia sinensis), Vitamin E

*Organic ingredients

 100ml
NZ$ 29

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Essential oils

essential oils

 

“Plants are all chemists,
tirelessly assembling the molecules of the world”

– Gary Snyder, “Introduction”, Pharmako/poeia

“Plants have the ability
To produce an almost endless number
of chemical variations
on a single chemical stracture”

– David Hoffmann, Phytochemistry: Molecular Veriditas

 Essential oils are the concentrated essences taken from the flowers, fruit, seeds, leaves, roots, wood and bark of certain plants.

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Aromatherapy for Depression

aromatherapy for depression

Depression – a journey into the Light

Depression, which literally means ‘a lowering’, occurs when person’s energy becomes depleted, blocked, and pulled down. Wide range of psychological issues and pressures can lead to feelings of depression. Its primary source is an unresolved, repressed, or forgotten emotions and thoughts such as grief, trauma, crisis, conflict or loss, lack of harmony with Nature, damaging relationships, lack of life purpose, meaninglessness among others. From a soul-centred perspective, depression is a natural human response to an endless variety of circumstances and states of unresolved suffering, or tension within the psyche. Continue Reading…

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Aromatherapy and Yoga

aromatherapy and yoga

Holistic Aromatherapy and Yoga
– a union of the mind, body and soul.

 Aromatherapy and Yoga incorporates main concepts of Holism:

  • Each person exists on many levels: physical, mental/emotional and spiritual
  • Each person is unique
  • Each person needs to be part of the decision-making process/each person is self-responsible
  • Each person has self- healing potential to evoke a sense of balance and wholeness

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Frankincense

 

Boswellia carteri

“The words which express our faith and piety are not definite; yet they are significant and fragrant like frankincense to superior natures.

Henry David Thoreau

Family: Burseraceae
Parts used: Gum
Aroma: Resinous, balsamic, camphoraceous, subtle green-lemon note
Properties: analgesic, anti-bacterial, anticatarrhal, antidepressive, anti-infectious, astringent, calmative, carminative, cicatrisant, expectorant, immune tonic, vulnerary

Prepared from the resin of various boswellia species by steam distillation method, Ffrankincense essential oilrankincense essential oil, also known as olibanum, is a part of the traditional medicinal systems of Ayurveda, Traditional Chinese Medicine, and in certain other folklore remedies.
The origin of the term ‘Frankincense’ derives from the Old French word ‘franc’ – meaning ‘pure’ or ‘free’, and the Latin ‘incensium’‘to smoke’. Frankincense has played an important role in the religious and domestic lives of Ancient Egypt, Persian, Hebrew, Greek and Roman civilizations.

“Until the day breaks and the shadows flee away, I will get me to the mountain of myrrh and to the hill of frankincense”. (The Song of Solomon) Continue Reading…

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Fragrance versus Essential Oil

“It turns out that same qualities that make synthetic chemicals so valuable – their potency and durability, for instance – also make them dangerous (…) We have unlashed tens of thousands of man-made chemicals into the air, water, and soil without knowing what the effects will be on the world’s living creatures, including homo sapiens”
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