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Black Friday Sales
We have decided to join the growing list of Canadian retailers joining the Black Friday Band wagon.
This Friday we will launch a 3 day sale.
25% Off essential oils
20% Off shea body butter tins
50 % Off our tea pots
20% Off our new eco aroma diffusers
20% Off Salt lamps
regular and loofah soaps 3 for 16.00
If you are from out of town you can call us at 1.250-382-1003 to order. We have limited quantities so call early. We can only hold sale items for 24 hours. ( salt lamps are excluded in the free shipping for orders over $70.00 )
It Turns out, outdoor air pollution isn’t the biggest offender either. Indoor air has been shown to be 2-5 times as contaminated as outdoor air in some places, and indoor air is often much more stagnant.
According to the EPA, our indoor environment is two to five times more toxic than our outdoor environment, and in some cases, the air measurements indoors have been found to be 100 times more polluted.
Substances like chemical-based cleaners, air fresheners, cosmetics and detergents can further pollute indoor air and contribute to poor indoor air quality. An easy way to reduce this type of indoor air pollution is to switch to non-toxic options. Essential oils can also be dispersed into the air using a nubilizer that can clean the air. Soy wax candles can also help.
I found a short list of plants that were good at filtering indoor air, There are some picture on the left that can help too. were resilient and were considered non-toxic for children, and these are the house plants we currently have :
Little red gift box
The little red gift box turns any of our products into a great looking gift. Be creative. Try making an organic skincare package, using using some of our amazing moisturizers,like Shea butter, creams and hydrosals.
A candle light bath gift with our soy wax candles combined with some of our olive oil soap. A massage kit made with our massage oils, bars or massage candles. Let your imagination go wild. If your need some help we are creating some ideas on our website and updating it daily.
Come on into the store and let one of use help you create the perfect gift using made in Victoria natural skin care products. Order by phone ( 1 250 382 1003 ) and we will put one together for you. Order on line and choose from one of our ready made ones. We will ship out less than 48 hours from the date of the order.
Wood and glass nubilizer
This is an elegant nubilizer made with a solid oak base and glass top. It is on Sale this month. only 8 inches in size it fits well in an office or any room. It works well up to 600 square feet. Nubilizers vibrate the water so fast that it turns essential oils into a cool vapour. No heat means the essential oils retian there healing quality and you use a fraction of the amount of oil that is used in a candle diffuser. Buy on Line here
Essential oils have been around for centuries. The Egyptians started by spreading oil and herbs on flat stones in the sun. The heat from the sun helped to extract the volatile pure oils form the plant to create essential oils.
High quality oils use steam to extract the essential oils from the plant but CO 2 can also be used. Essential oils are composed of super fine molecules that can penetrate the skin and enter the blood stream in several minutes. They are a highly concentrated plant extracts. It can take 1000 lbs of rose petals to create 5 mls of pure rose oil.
In the late 1800's and early 1900's essential oils were used as pharmaceuticals. This is one reason to treat them with respect when using them. The were used for their anti viral, bacterial, fungal properties as well as a host of other healing qualities.
The flu season is publicized every year. Some ways to boast your immune system and help fight the nasty bug are to reduce stress, get a good nights sleep, eat lots greens and fruit and get some exercise. Essential oils can also provide some protection. They can kill air born germs that cause the flu, like Tea Tree, Manuka, Thyme, Eucalyptus Blue Mallee oils. There are also oils that can help boast the immune system by stimulating the organs, like Lavender, Rosemary, Oregano. Essential oils that may help you sleep are, Neroli, Marjoram, Hi Alps Lavender.
We have over 100 essential oils to choose from. Come down to our store, ask some questions, and we'll try to help. Let's all share our knowledge this flu season.
What is GC testing?
G.C testing is completed from several of our suppliers, it ensures that our essential oils our free from pesticides and residue from synthetic fertilizers. Gas-liquid chromatography can identify individual compounds that create complex essential oils. Certified Organic oils do protect against pesticides and fertilizers but they don't protect the quality of the oils. Organic essential oils can be adulterated with other organic compounds that water down and reduce the healing quality of essential oils.
We have been in the essential oil business for over ten years and are pleased to offer this added assurance of quality to our customers.
Citrus splash salt scrub is a cellulite-fighting formula which can help dry, stressed and dehydrated skin feel nourished, invigorated and smoother instantly. Powerful certified organic essential oils re-work and re-balance unstable adipose tissue to detoxify and assist the body to eliminate negative pollutants that produce water trapped in between tissues causing the “rippled” appearance.
Solstice Breeze Salt Scrub is a similar blend using hemp oil. This adds a rich moisturizing quality. This scrub rolls off dead skin with a seductive blend of lavender and patchouli essential oil,
Zit Zapper Face Scrub
What happens when you combine ground almonds, facial clay, herbal hydration lotion, and tea tree oil ? You create a gentle face scrub that is great for people with clogged pores, black heads and acne. Made with food based ingredients ( except for the clay).
To use, add the paste to the palm of your hands and then add a bit of water. The pasted becomes more liquid and can be applied to the face. Gently scrub using just your fingers avoiding your eyes. You can leave it on after scrubbing for several minutes like a mask or wash it off leaving clean and revitalized skin.