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Aromatherapy for Rosacea

Aromatherapy for Rosacea

“Rosaceae is an odd disorder which seems to defy understanding...” (Dr. Ronald Marks, cited by DelRosso 2012) Rosacea (pronounced "roh-ZAY-sha") is a chronic inflammatory disorder primarily affecting the facial skin and is often characterized by flare-ups and...

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Lemongrass: Cymbopogon citratus

Lemongrass: Cymbopogon citratus

Cymbopogon citratus  (DC. ex Nees) Stapf  syn. Andropogon citratus DC. ex Nees Taxonomy West Indian Lemongrass: Cymbopogon citratus  (DC. ex Nees) Stapf  syn. Andropogon citratus DC. ex Nees East Indian Lemongrass: Cymbopogon flexuosus (Nees ex Steud) J.F. Watson...

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Fennel – Foeniculum vulgare

Fennel – Foeniculum vulgare

The aroma is the deepest manifestation of prana in a herb. Arjun Das - Ayurveda class notes While studying Ayurveda with my teacher, Arjun Das, I was struck by his poetic statements about Fennel. Arjun shared: Fennel is about digestion and transformation. Fennel...

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