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Black Swan

Biology Posted on Sat, October 12, 2013 23:50:57

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A rare black swan seen on the River Great Ouse in front of Bedford’s famous Star Rowing Club.



Aromatherapy Remedy No.10

Biology Posted on Tue, February 19, 2013 13:01:53

Chest Rub for Coughs and Chest Congestion

Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons (30g) Shea butter or Virgin Coconut oil
  • 1/3 cup (75ml) Jojoba or Olive oil
  • 15 drops Eucalyptus essential oil
  • 7 drops Peppermint essential oil
  • 2 drops Cedarwood essential oil
  • 1 drop Thyme essential oil


Instructions:

· Put about an inch (2.5cm) of water in the bottom of a medium-sized pot and heat to a low simmer.

· Place the Shea butter or Coconut oil in a medium sized heat-proof glass measuring cup (such as Pyrex.) Place the measuring cup in the water and warm slowly over a low heat until the butter is melted.

· Remove from the heat and stir in the Jojoba or Olive oil.

· Pour the oil mixture into a dark glass or PET plastic jar. Drop in the essential oils.

· Wait at least 24 hours after blending to let the chest rub cure. Keep the bottle in a cool dark place.




Aromatherapy Remedy No.9

Biology Posted on Tue, February 19, 2013 12:31:31

Sleep Aid Blend

Ingredients:
3 drops ylang ylang essential oil
2 drops roman chamomile essential oil
2 drops orange essential oil

Instructions:
1) Add to oil burner twenty minutes before going to sleep OR add to a spray bottle with 50 ml water and spray around the room.



Aromatherapy Remedy No.8

Biology Posted on Tue, February 19, 2013 12:26:33

Massage Oil for Overworked Back

Ingredients:
2 tbsp carrier oil ( either jojoba, apricot kernal, sweet almond, sunflower or extra virgin olive oil)
10 drops lavender essential oil
6 drops rosemary essential oil
6 drops sandelwood essential oil
3 drops geranium essential oil
amber glasss bottle

Instructions:
1)Mix all ingredients in the amber glass bottle.

Note:
This can be used before or after strenuous activities.



Aromatherapy Remedy No.7

Biology Posted on Tue, February 19, 2013 12:15:50

Balm for Headaches

Ingredients:

1/4 cup shea butter
1 tbsp grated beeswax
1 tbsp grapeseed oil
1/4 tsp(or 1 capsule) vitamin E
dark glass OR PET plastic jar
One of these blends:

Soothing:
8 drops lavender essential oil
1 drop jasmine essential oil
1 drop chamomile OR lemon essential oil

Reviving:
6 drops peppermint essential oil
2 drops rosemary essential oil
1 drop eucalyptus essential oil

Instruction:
1)Place the shea butter, grated beeswax and grapeseed oil in a double boiler until melted.
2)Remove from heat and add essentail oils and vitamin E.
3)Pour into the dark glass OR PET plastic jar. Store in cool, dark place.
4) Rub into temples or back of the neck to soothe tension.



Aromatherapy Remedy No.6

Biology Posted on Mon, February 18, 2013 23:30:04

Massage Oil for Eczema

Ingredients:
5 drops bergamot essential oil
5 drops patchouli essential oil
5 drops lavender essential oil
5 drops chamomile essential oil
50ml carrier oil(either jojoba, avocado, apricot kernal or sweet almond oil)
bottle

Instructions:

1)Mix all essential oils with carrier oil.
2)Pour into a dark glash or Pet plastic bottle.
3)Leave to cure for 24 hours.



Aromatherapy Remedy No.5

Biology Posted on Mon, February 18, 2013 23:12:41

Depression Relief Inhaler

Ingredients:
1 drop ylang ylang essential oil
1 drop geranium essential oil
4 drops sweet orange essential oil
5 drops grapefruit essential oil
10 drops bergamot essential oil
1 tsp coarse sea salt
dark glass OR PET plastic bottle

Instructions:
1)Mix all ingredients in the dark glass or PET plastic bottle.
2)Take three long, slow, deep breaths.
3)Take a break.
4)Take three more breaths.



Aromatherapy Remedy No.4

Biology Posted on Mon, February 18, 2013 23:03:37

Stress Relief Inhaler

Ingredients:
10 drops bergamot essential oil
4 drops lavender essential oil
4 drops orange essential oil
1 drop rose geranium essential oil
1 drop ylang ylang OR chamomile essential oil
1 tsp coarse sea salt
dark glass OR PET plastic bottle

Instructions:
1) Mix all ingredients in the dark glass or pet plastic bottle.
2)Take three long, slow, deep breaths.
3)Take a break.
4)Take three more breaths.



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