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  • 25 May

    Geranium Essential Oil

    Hippocrates, the father of medicine, said that ‘the way to health is to have an aromatic bath and scented massage every day’ and there is no better essential oil to do both with than Geranium oil....

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  • 04 Apr

    Properties of Peppermint Essential Oil (Mentha piperata)

    Peppermint has been widely use as a medicinal herb for thousands of years and is believed to have been used by the Romans and Ancient Egyptians. English plants are said to produce the best quality oil...

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  • 14 Nov

    Cinnamon Essential Oil

    The scent of this essential oil is inextricably linked with the Christmas season so I thought we’d feature it in our run up to that festive time. Madagascan Cinnamon is considered to be the best and...

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  • 16 Oct

    The Properties of Lavender Essential Oil

    We will be featuring specific essential oils on our blog so you can find out more about their health-giving properties. One of the most popular and well known essential oils, and also one of the most ...

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  • 02 Oct

    Enjoying the outdoors with scented candles

    As we’ve been enjoying some late summer sunshine but the evenings are drawing in, this is the perfect time for using our outdoor candles! Our Lavender and Citronella outdoor candle is beautifully sc...

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  • 03 Jun

    New Basil and Lime products for the Summer

    We’ve finally put together some new products for the spring and summer which we think you’ll love! We have invigorated our wonderful Dead Sea Salt Bathing Salts with a new summery fragrance using...

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  • 20 Apr

    The Art of Fragrance

    We’ve been testing out different combinations of essential oils to create exciting new fragrances for some new products. The fragrances of essential oils affect our emotions in different ways and, f...

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  • 24 Mar

    Five Things You Didn’t Know About Avocadoes

    1. Avocadoes contain no cholesterol but are a very good source of monounsaturated fats 2. They are a good natural source of Vitamin E, which has been shown to increase the body’s immune response an...

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  • 20 Feb

    The Power of the Rose - Eternal Youth?

    The rose has long been associated with romance, because of its delicate beauty and its wonderful fragrance, but it’s also been valued for its healing properties and used as a beauty treatment for ce...

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  • 20 Jan

    The Perfect January Detox

    In January, I always try and give my body a break from the excesses of Christmas and de-tox as much as I can! I use the Juniper pre-bath oil each morning to enliven my senses and energise me for the d...

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  • 07 Nov

    New Citrus and Juniper Beard Oil

    Our Citrus and Juniper Beard Oil is perfect for anyone growing a moustache for Movember.  It moisturises the skin, softens the mo’, stubble or beard and relieves itching. And its fresh, nat...

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  • 20 Oct

    New Christmas products available

    We have some lovely new products for the home that will help you get into the Christmas spirit, while keeping you calm and relaxed at the same time! Our Cinnamon and Orange candle is scented with n...

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  • 26 Sep

    Introducing our new Geranium and Bergamot Bathing Salts

    These fabulous bathing salts have a wonderful aromatic floral scent for the perfect bath time treat. Dead Sea Salt and Epsom Salts have skin softening properties and the Geranium Essential Oil works p...

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  • 29 Jul

    Our Rose and Geranium Face oil gets another rave review

    Thank you to stockist, Ella Georgia, who sent us some customer feedback received via their website about our products: "Feedback for the product: Excellent" "Service rating : excell...

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  • 25 Apr

    Natural fragranced candles now available

    We now have some lovely fragranced candles available, which will add a beautiful, natural scent and atmospheric lighting to any room. These hand-poured candles are made from all-natural soy wax and wi...

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  • 11 Apr

    The Amazing Blog features our product

    See what The Amazing Blog has to say about our Lavender Room Spray here...

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  • 07 Apr

    Yorkshire Post review of Rose and Geranium Facial Oil

    An article in The Yorkshire Post described facial oils as “the new beauty essential, especially for maturing skins, which really benefit if they are used at night under moisturiser.” After...

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  • 07 Apr

    April's featured product - Citrus and Juniper Bathing Salts

    Add these bathing salts to a hot bath for a wonderfully relaxing and de-toxifying experience. These fabulous Citrus and Juniper Bathing Salts are so refreshing and uplifting we’re making them ou...

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  • 09 Feb

    Rose Bath and Body Oil - you'll love it

    We just LOVE our Rose Bath and Body Oil and we’re sure you will too, that’s why we’ve made it product of the month for February. Massage Rose Bath and Body Oil on to your skin to ...

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  • 27 Jan

    Do you know what you are putting on your skin

    The European Commission has said that a preservative widely used in leave-on cosmetic products is not safe for consumers. It’s called Methylisothiazolinone (or MI) and is used in products includ...

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  • 07 Jan

    See us at Top Drawer next week

    We're exhibiting at Top Drawer London next week from Sunday 12th - Tuesday 14th January at Earls Court. Come and see us at stand V17 in the Bath and Body hall where we'll be showing some of...

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  • 09 Sep

    See us at Scotland's Trade Fair this month.

    We're really excited to be exhibiting at Scotland's Trade Fair this Autumn, we've not been to this fair before but think the venue will be great.  See us at stand number 127 on the 22...

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  • 07 Aug

    Women's World features The Apothecary Room!

      July 18th 2013  Indulging your English Rose Complexion The Apothecary Room Rose Cleansing Oil and Rose Skin Tonic review Ella Georgia is an independent, sustainable jeweller...

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  • 13 Mar

    First attendance at the British Trade Craft Fair!

    We are going to be showing our products at the BTCF from the 7th to the 9th April.  This is our very first time at this Trade Show so we're really excited about being able to offer our lovely...

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  • 13 Mar

    See us at Sywell!

    We will be at the Crafts at Hanger One, in Sywell, Norhamptonshire on Easter Sunday and Monday, the 31st March and 1st April.  Come and see us for lot's of show specials!...

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  • 13 Mar

    New products coming soon!

    We are adding some new products to our lovely aromatic range and they should be available by the end of March, so look out for them!  We will be discontinuing some lines at the end of March as we...

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  • 13 Mar

    Electronic Diffusers

    We are always being asked for electronic diffusers, like the ones we use at the shows and fairs we go to, that are attractive and fit into the home.  So we have sourced some that we really like a...

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  • 21 Sep

    We will be at The Yoga Show!

    We're really excited about exhibiting at The Yoga Show, Olympia, on October 26th, 27th, and 28th. Come and see us at Stand K17 where we'll be launching some new products especially blended Yog...

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