skin healing

The best essential oils for bruises Do you bruise easily? I have a friend who is always walking into the corner of her coffee table, and so her lower legs always seem to be black and blue. If this sounds familiar, I have a recipe for you! Instead of getting rid of your coffee table, […]

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Lavender oil has potent antifungal effect

by Andrea Butje on June 4, 2012

I found this article on Kashmir Lavender‘s Facebook page, and wanted to share it! Photographer: Valter Jacinto “Lavender oil could be used to combat the increasing incidence of antifungal-resistant infections, according to a study published in the Journal of Medical Microbiology. The essential oil shows a potent antifungal effect against strains of fungi responsible for […]

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Tamanu Oil (Foraha)

by Andrea on August 29, 2009

Tamanu oil, extracted from the fruit of the Calophyllum inophyllum tree, is renowned for its remarkable skin healing properties. The Tamanu tree blooms twice a year, and has aromatic white flowers that create clusters of yellow-skinned fruits. ¬†Producing Tamanu oil¬†is harder than you might think! Tamanu oil doesn’t actually exist in the fruit when it […]

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