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Natural Insect Repellents from the Ancients

Recent regulations by the European Union to assess all insect repellents for toxicity and safety leaves only a few choices for consumers.Among the pending insecticides, lavender geranium and citrus essential oils and a seed extract from the Neem tree,Margosa, are expected to pass assessment. In my travels and research over...

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absolutes and concrete essential oils

Many of the most fragrant flowers must be made into an absolute to achieve a natural fragrance for perfume and aromatherapy. Neroli Orange flower, jasmine, rose and osmanthus are a few examples of absolutes. The flowers are collected fresh and bathed in an alcohol or hexane solution in a sealed...

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AromaHealth Insect Repellent can replace pesticides in flea collars

Commercial flea collars contain two toxic chemicals that affect children in their product:propoxur and tetrachlorvinphos, an organophosphate. The toxic residue left on the pets' fur leaves a neurotoxin that adversely affects children's brains The affect is similar to lead toxicity. Very recently two large pet companies agreed to remove the...

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natural perfumes demo at the herb festival

May 17 2014 , the greater Fort Worth Herb Festival takes place at the Botanical gardens. Plants, vendors and demos are available for pleasure and education.Festivities begin at 9 AM and close at 3 Pm. I will demonstrate natural perfume preparation from 1-2 Pm. I will prepare several types of...

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Integrity of Products

I am considering ordering AromaHealthTexas Essential Oils and Petite Fleur Essences for my personal use; however given the intense summer heat I have reservations given that shipping vehicles are typically not climate controlled. Can you please explain if and how climate affects the integrity of the oils and essences and if whether any special...

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