27
Jul

Lavender vs. Lavandin

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Over the years I’ve come across all sorts of unjustified statements comparing these two species of lavender – Lavandula angustifolia (sometimes called “English” or “true” lavender) and Lavandula x intermedia (conveniently shortened to lavandin). Curiously most English people have never heard of lavandin,

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Published Date: 27th July 2017
Category: Gardening with Lavender, General, Lavender Tips, lavender book
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17
Jul

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 July 2017
Category: Lavender Oil, Lavender Products, Lavender Tips

05
Jul

How To Store Essential Oils

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For many newcomers to aromatherapy there might be lots of different questions that you might want to ask; ‘which oils should I start my collection with?’, ‘how do I know that I am using essential oils safely?’, ‘should I…

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Published Date: 5th July 2017
Category: Eucalyptus Oil, General, Lavender Oil, Rosemary Oil

28
Jun

How To Make Rosemary Shampoo

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Homemade shampoo is a great way of ensuring you only put natural and fresh ingredients on your hair. Rosemary has many hair and scalp enriching properties which makes it a great choice for shampoo, and it also smells fantastic…

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Published Date: 28th June 2017
Category: General, Lavender Farm, Lavender Oil, Lavender Tips, Rosemary Oil

21
Jun

Beat The Summer Heat With Essential Oils

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As the summer days get steadily hotter and hotter (and let’s not forget that here on thelovely Channel Island of Jersey we get even more days of sunshine the the rest of mainland UK!) it’s great to have a…

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Published Date: 21st June 2017
Category: Eucalyptus Oil, General, Lavender Oil, Rosemary Oil