Category: general

What’s the difference with a fragrance ? Why do essential oils work? . I sometimes feel frustrated when I see that essential oils are commonly regarded as a hippy thing that smells good. They are way more than that, and there is scientific evidence to support their strong therapeutic effect. . A fragrance is synthetic, […]

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Ewagoyin / Ewaaganyi is a type of beans and sauce or stew indigenous to the beninoise people Such a delicious delicacy typically found in Lagos, as the young ladies hack its sold with bread, yam or plantain, Growing up it was a meal to look up to as it became scarce to find as an […]

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Coconut milk is the liquid that comes from the grated pulp of a mature coconut. The opacity and rich taste of coconut milk are due to its high oil content, most of which is saturated fat. Coconut milk is a popular food ingredient used in Southeast Asia, South Asia, the Caribbean, and northern South America. And did you know: Coconut milk isn’t actually “milk” at all? It […]

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Brown rice and white rice have similar amounts of calories and carbohydrates. White rice has the bran and germ removed; and has different nutritional content. Brown rice is a whole grain only the outermost layer of a grain of rice (the husk) is removed This makes it same carbohydrate content with white rice, but good source of magnesium, phosphorus, selenium, thiamine, niacin, vitamin B6, […]

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For Many years we all have  limited eggs in our diet to help reduce the risk of heart disease, but our attitudes toward eggs have shifted. Today, we know that eggs are highly nutritious even though they are high in cholesterol, and many nutrition experts have begun to question the idea that dietary cholesterol has […]

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  Codonopsis has been known as a unique Chinese herb that supports the body in fighting diabetes. It is very effective in boosting the immune system of the body and acts as an adaptogen, and can help your body in its reaction to stress. This herb can reduce inflammation in the body and also works […]

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Due to the natural anti-inflammatory properties and the lignin properties of Aloe Vera , Aloe Butter is a perfect butter to blend with essential oils that are intended for the skin. Naturally Aloe Butter not only soothes the skin but also draws in the added oils (e.g essential oils) making it aid their effects. Aloe […]

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The Organic Shoppe Team as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), on the 21st of September 2017, embarked on a memorable trip to Tesi-Toba, a community in the outskirts of Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria. The team made their first stop at the community’s only Health Centre which was in a very poor state. It […]

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Walnuts considered one of the healthiest nuts, pack a lot of health-boosting nutrients in a small package. Walnut oil is rich and nutty-tasting, but it has a lot more going for it than flavor. To get the maximum health benefits, choose unrefined walnut oil, store it in your refrigerator and use within one year. Walnut […]

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Cedarwood essential oil has an abundance of therapeutic uses and health benefits, both psychological and physical. These benefits make cedarwood a welcomed addition to your bathroom shelf. The natural health benefits of cedarwood essential oil can be attributed to its properties, such as antiseptic, antifungal, antibacterial, antiseborrheic, antispasmodic, astringent, tonic, diuretic, expectorant, emmenagogue, sedative, fungicidal […]

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