Zdravetz (Geranium Macrorrhizum) Oil
Zdravetz Oil is one of nature's most unique oils. Zdravetz is a small, perennial plant which grows on rocky soil at high and medium altitudes and is an integral part of many Bulgarian traditions. The word 'zdravetz' means 'health' in Bulgarian. The plant is used extensively as a popular medicinal herb for centuries; it uplifts the spirits and stimulates the body.
Among its multiple uses:
*In Skincare: stimulating, toning, hydrating, protecting.
*In Perfumery: base note, sweet-woody, spicy. Blends well with: Rose, Lavender, Roman Chamomile. Used as fixative.
*Therapeutic: strong aphrodisiac/hypertension, hypotension, anti-infectious, antispasmodic, diaphoretic, antidepressant, sedative and stimulant.
You can either buy Zdravetz Oil directly from us at: www.aromatherapyonlineshop.comRead more: OUR ORGANIC AND NATURAL ESSENTIAL OIL OF THE WEEK!
6 Essential foods for female health
While there are some foods we should all be eating more of, men and women also have their own set of dietary requirements as well as their own unique health concerns. Here are ten foods that women should eat.
Female-friendly food 1: Tomatoes
Another vibrant carotenoid beneficial for women's health is lycopene, a pigment found in tomatoes. Studies have suggested that lycopene may be effective in preventing breast cancer. Furthermore, there has been considerable evidence to suggest that the powerful antioxidant can help reduce risk of heart disease — the leading cause of death in women in the US, Australia, England and Wales.
Female-friendly food 2: Butternut squash
Butternut squash — like many other yellow/orange fruit and vegetables — is packed with carotenoids such as alpha-carotene and beta-carotene and thefore ranks highly in the list of foods that women should eat. While carotenes should be included in everybody's diet for optimum health, they may prove essential to women's health as a high-carotenoid diet has been linked to lowered risks of both breast and ovarian cancer.Read more: 10 Foods all women should eat
1.It taken 4000 pounds of Bulgarian roses to produce just one pound of Rose oil.
2.To test your essential oil for purity, place a drop on a piece of construction paper and wait 15 minutes. If there is an oily spot left, the essential oil is not pure.
3.Essential oils can be combined itself to create more powerful blends.
Organic cosmetics are produced with natural products; containing no substances obtained by chemical means. Bio cosmetics provide the ingredients that your skin, hair or nails need to remain healthy and naturally beautiful. The peace of mind with organic products is that we know the ingredients "feed" the skin in an environmentally friendly way in synchronisation with our own biology.
The essence of organic is that the product is produced entirely (95% +) from natural substances found in nature, extracted and processed in an environmentally friendly way.Read more: Bio cosmetics - what distinguishes it from the traditional?
Cold winter can create chaos for your skin and hair. We’ve got some tips for looking after yourself during the coldest season of the year, keeping you looking good now and preventing your skin from aging too early.
Skin becomes dried in cold weather, especially if it’s windy. Make sure you moisturise every morning to prevent your skin from becoming dry and flaky.
Also apply a moisturising lip balm and good hand cream, daily and whenever needed.
At night time wash your face to remove make up that could irritate your skin, and apply moisturiser to treat your skin while you sleep.
Take a look our amazing Organic Skin care products based on Bio Damascena™– Skin Reviving complex (USDA ORGANIC) repairs and nourishes dry, damaged and/or aging skin by boosting the cell-renewal turnover and providing skin with essential nutrients that instantly improve overall skin health and glow.Read more: Look after your skin this winter!
Eat your way to smoother skinEat your way to smoother skin
Suffering from bumpy “orange peel” skin on your legs, bum or tum? You're not alone – cellulite affects over 90 per cent of post-adolescent women. While there is no quick – or definite – cure for cellulite, by addressing its fundamental causes through your diet you can greatly reduce its appearance and pave the way for smoother skin. Here are our top 10 foods for giving cellulite the heave-ho.