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The best natural ingredient to have in your cleanser

Citrus limon The humble and versatile lemon, citrus limon, carries strong cleansing powers with antibacterial and antimicrobial properties. The secret weapon to every great household arsenal, it can be used to clean stains off of clothes, detox toxins from your body and bonus...cleanse, brighten and tighten your skin.  Cleansing properties With its citrus acidity, lemon oil acts as an astringent on your skin to kill off bacteria, remove impurities and minimise pores.  Alone it is a harsh acidic agent, but blended with carrier oils and balanced with other essential oils it delivers pure magic to your skin.  A glowing, smooth and radiant complexion are achieved with the smallest of doses of lemon oil thanks to its high dose of vitamin...

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Essential Oils - Your Secret Weapon

Essential oils are getting quite the buzz with the rise of distributors bringing the long lost art of traditional medicine back to life. More and more people are becoming aware of what they're ingesting to cure the common cold or the seasonal flu and are returning to the retro medicine cabinet filled with extracts, herbs and oils and discovering the secret weapon of essential oils. So what's so essential about essential oils?   Essential oils are made through several methods, but most commonly steam distillation which pushes steam through the plant and extracts the volatile chemicals (essence) of the plant.  It takes hundreds of pounds of flowers, stems and/or leaves to distill one batch of essential oil.  It is labour intensive but...

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