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    Firstly to determine which type of cinnamon stick you’re purchasing, look at the texture; ceylon cinnamon has a thinner, more brittle bark than cassia cinnamon does. CEYLON is soft CASSIA come hard Ceylon and cassia cinnamons actually come from two different, but related, trees. Ceylon cinnamon (called true cinnamon) comes from trees grown […]

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The ingredient lists on many skin sprays (you may know them as toners, essences or face mists) are packed with unpronounceable ingredients no one without a lab coat would recognize. But have you heard about hydrosols? They’re a cleaner option because they’re made only from the cellular water in plants. Read on to find out […]

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Cassia Oil is an essential oil that is steam-distilled from the leaves and bark of Cinnamomum cassia, also known as Chinese Cassia or Chinese Cinnamon.  Cinnamomum cassia is native to China and is a slender, evergreen tree that grows up to 65 feet tall with thick, leathery leaves and tiny white flowers.  The pungent fragrance […]

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  KEYWORDS: CP : COLD PROCESSED HP : HOT PROCESSED M&P : MELT & POUR Mineral Pigments (oxides and Ultramarines) are recommended in oil-based applications such as cold process soap, m&p soap, liquid soaps, balms, butters, scrubs, etc. Not recommended for use in pH environments lower than 6 (bath bombs or lotion) or their sulphur […]

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    Not all black soap are the same ? Most black soap liquid wash are half way processed ( they are purchased from the local market melted and few other ingredients are added) Prime black soap is one of the few black soaps processed from  to finish, using Cocoa pod ash, Cocoa butter, cocoa […]

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Hydrosols (hydrolats, floral or aromatic waters) are one of the two products of distillation. During distillation, water evaporates along with aromatic compounds from the plant material. When the vapors are cooled, the water and essential oil separate. Most of the aromatic molecules pass into the essential oil, but some pass into the distillation water. Hydrosols […]

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The similar names and appearance of baking soda and baking powder make them difficult to differentiate. There are often added to the same recipe, but they are chemically different, so you should know the things that make them dissimilar. Baking Soda Baking soda is also known as bicarbonate of soda or sodium bicarbonate, and it […]

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  Yuca or Cassava roots are well know around the world as a food source, but the leaves of the plant are also full of nutrition – Especially Protein.”   High in Protein – 100 grams of cooked cassava leaves provides about 3.7 grams of protein which is pretty good for a green leafy veggie. […]

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Natural and uninstalled apple cedar vinegar (with the mother) is a mighty healing and cleansing elixir, a naturally occurring antibiotic, as well as antiseptic which fight germs and bacteria. Arthritis – combined with honey it can be used for treating arthritis. You can apply it externally for treating joint pain. You can drink a glass […]

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Frankincense, a highly fragrant resin collected from Boswellia trees, was reputedly one of the gifts presented to the presented to the infant Jesus by the three wise men. Frankincense  trees  grows native to arid regions such as those in South Arabia and Northern Africa. These trees are evergreen with thick, needle-like leaves and deeply furrowed […]

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