About the ingredients I use

Evening Primrose Oil

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The skincare and magikal uses of evening primrose.

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Marshmallow Root

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Marshmallow root is harvested from the marshmallow plant and is known as one of the miracle herbs because the effect that it is known to have on skin conditions when applied topically. It is jam packed full of vitamins, antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties. It is actually a herb I take orally every day as part of the tonic for my Lupus and Sjogren's Syndrome and it is part of a cream I make to prevent the SS drying my skin out completely - Like I said one of the miracle herbs. Marshmallow root is considered to be the ultimate moisturiser,...

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Lime Essential Oil

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A short history. Originating in Asia, lime has been used for far more than eating for generations. The wise women of old would 'prescribe' rubbing yourself down with lime peel to cleanse the aura and remove negativity. It has also been used pre-ritual for many many years. When limes were introduced to the UK, the crews of the 'Lime Juicers' (nick name for the ships carrying loads of limes) often used the juice of limes to prevent scurvy and other skin conditions. It is thought that this is due to the high vitamin C levels in lime juice.     ...

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