17
Feb

Can Lavender Essential Oil Be Applied Directly Onto The Skin?

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There has been much debate about whether essential oils can be applied directly onto the skin, or whether they should be diluted into a carrier oil, such as olive or sweet almond? It is accepted fact that the majority of essential oils should not be applied directly to the…

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Published Date: 17th February 2018
Category: Lavender Oil, Lavender Products, Lavender Tips

25
Jan

Kill Your Cold By Using Eucalyptus Oil On Your Feet

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Hooray! There finally seems to be a little hint of summer! Obviously being lucky enough to live on the wonderful island of Jersey, we do tend to get a little more than our fair share of sunshine, lollipops…

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Published Date: 25th January 2018
Category: Eucalyptus Oil, General

03
Jan

Start Your New Year’s Detox With Lavender

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The botanical name for lavender, ‘lavandula’, comes from the latin ‘lavare’, meaning ‘to wash’ as it was used in Roman Bath Houses to scent and purify the water. So with the oncoming New Year and the ubiquitous need for a detox after the somewhat over-indulgent festive period, maybe we…

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Published Date: 3rd January 2018
Category: Cooking with lavender, Dried lavender, Lavender Products

14
Dec

A Very Lavender Christmas To You

Prune Lavender

Lavender is often best associated with spring and summer, but the one of the many wonderful things about lavender is how well it dries, thus meaning that we can enjoy its wonders all year long. And what…

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Published Date: 14th December 2017
Category: Cooking with lavender, Dried lavender, General

13
Dec

Lavender Christmas Pudding

Jersey dried lavender flowers

Now, we’re not always ones for messing with tradition, but let’s face it there are certain things about Christmas that some people just don’t like. No I’m not talking about those people who just can’t be doing with the blatant over-commercialisation of Christmas and instead of giving you a…

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Published Date: 13th December 2017
Category: Cooking with lavender, Lavender Products