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Egyptian magic cream

by Christine
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Egyptian magic cream is multi-purpose healing balm 100% natural. It can be used to soothe dry skin (body and face) or as a massage balm, on dry lips, for anti-aging and anti-wrinkles purposes, for eczema-prone skins, to reduce stretch marks and even insect bites. It has been on the market for years and is now […]

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Organic safflower oil for weight loss

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Safflower is a plant belonging to the sun flower family with yellow, red or orange flowers. The plant is 30 cm to 150 cm of height and can resist both very dry climates or intense colds. Traditionally used to produce dyes, the safflower plant produces seeds used to make oil. Animal fats and vegetable fats […]

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Organic cocoa butter

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Cocoa butter benefits Cocoa butter naturally occurs in cocoa beans that contain 40% to 50% fats. Cocoa butter, and even better, organic cocoa butter is very beneficial for the skin. Cocoa butter is one of the most stable natural fat and is an amazing moisturizer that prevents from dehydration and leaves the skin extra smooth, […]

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Organic rose geranium essential oil

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Organic rose geranium essential oil is extracted from the leaves and stalks of the plant Pelargonium that belongs to the Geraniaceae family and is not to confused with geranium. Pelargonium comes from South Africa but is nowadays popular in every garden as they can resist strong heat and even mild frosts. Besides being a beautiful […]

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Helichrysum essential oil

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Helichrysum comes from the Greek Helios=sun and khrusos=gold. Also known under the name Helichrysum italicum or Helichrysum angustifolium, Helichrysum is a plant belonging to the daisy family Asteraceae that grows on rocky and dry grounds, on abandoned grounds or behind sandy beaches at low altitudes. Helichrysum is commonly found in the Mediterranean region, especially in […]

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Soap nuts detergent

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What are soap nuts? Soap nuts are actually berries (also know as soap berry) that grow on the Sapindus tree, an evergreen tree belonging to the Sapindaceae family, just like the lychee tree. Sapindus are common in India and Nepal mostly but also in Southern Asia and in the USA. The names soap nut or […]

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Organic arnica cream: the must-have remedy for bruises, sprains and traumas

by Christine
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Arnica montana is a mountain plant that grows in Europe up to 3000 meter-high. The plant measures from 20 to 60 cm and has one yellow flower head of 5 cm diameter that blooms between May and August. It belongs to the Asteraceae (sunflower family) and its smell resembles of the pine. As a matter […]

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Organic argan oil, the new miracle skin care product or “liquid gold”

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Argan oil is derived from the argania spinosa tree fruit. The argania spinosa tree grows in the South-West of Morocco in very dry soils and measures between 8 to 10 meters. It always stays green which makes it interesting considering the harsh climate it grows under and can live up to 200 years. The argan […]

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Organic borage oil as a source of essential fatty acids for a beautiful skin

by Christine
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The borage plant, also known as Borago officinalis in Latin, originated in Syria but is present now in the Mediterranean region, in North-Africa and in South-America. The borage plant is also dubbed as starflower because of the flower being made of 5 blue perfect pointy petals, reminding the shape of a star. The borage plant […]

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Organic evening primrose oil for dry skin

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Evening primrose is a plant originating from North- America that has been used by Amerindiens since centuries as a food (the root) and also as a traditional medicine remedy (leaves and seeds) to ease various conditions such as respiratory problems, skin conditions or to heal wounds or bruises thanks to its anti-inflammatory properties. In the […]

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