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The Sacred Art of Smudging

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The Sacred Art of Smudging

The Sacred Art of Smudging          Smudging ritual is an act of purification through the use of sacred smoke of chosen herbs, allowing it to disperse all throughout the space to clear negative energies. Smudging also helps rejuvenating the spirit, open the heart and mind, helping one feel lighter, stronger and aligned on the spiritual realm.      Shamanic smudging originated from North and South America, European peasants and Siberian shamans. It involves ritualistic burning of herbs and incense that produce smoke and aroma which release a high vibrational energy that provides access to the soul and power of plant for...

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Lemon Salt Hand & Body Scrub DIY Recipe

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Lemon Salt Hand & Body Scrub DIY Recipe

  When life gives you lemons, make your own Lemon Salt Body Scrub! Here is a very effective hand & body scrub recipe that will not break your budget. All the ingredients can be found from kitchen (if not, head down to your local Sunday markets). Mine cost me around 5$ enough to last a month. For this DIY scrub recipe I used lemons, olive oil, and honey, sea salt and lavender essential oil. Why SALT?  Salt has natural anti-bacterial properties and acts as the exfolliant, removing the dead skin cells, and helping the skin regenerate and encourage new cell...

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Pregnancy and Essential Oils. Is it safe to use essential oils while you’re pregnant?

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Pregnancy and Essential Oils. Is it safe to use essential oils while you’re pregnant?

  Today I would like to discuss the use of essential oils during pregnancy. Is aromatherapy worth a shot during this time? Will it affect the baby? Are there known birth defects associated with aromatherapy? It will be hard to answer these questions directly since it’s hard to find studies regarding this matter. For studies to be conducted, a number of pregnant women should be subjected and risked of birth defects, so most of the related literature are of animal testings and tests on artificial skin. There are terms that we need to be familiar with in order to safely...

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