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Herbal Extracts for Health: Teas, Infusions & Tinctures

Herbal Extracts for Health: Teas, Infusions & Tinctures

Humans have always connected to the innate wisdom of nature as a fundamental source of physical and spiritual health. Our relationship with plants has supported and healed us through millennia, and although herbal medicine is not well supported in modern Western culture, an awakening in conscious health and lifestyle choices is shifting us back toward holistic, plant based remedies. Plants contain a wide array of nutrients we need to survive and thrive. They are a direct link to the energy of the sun and the beneficial microbes that support healthy, living soil. We support the health of our bodies when...

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Aromatherapy Benefits of Lavender Essential Oil

Aromatherapy Benefits of Lavender Essential Oil

Aside from smelling incredible, lavender essential oil has multiple therapeutic properties and applications ranging from topical to aromatic uses. Even though we love its topical benefits such as aiding in burn relief, our focus is instead on its inhalation benefits and how incorporating lavender aromatherapy into your life can benefit the mind and body. Lavender essential oil is collected from the plant's flowering top through a process of steam distillation and is widely regarded as safe. It is comprised of many chemical constituents whose effects on the body range from regenerative to sedative to antihistamine. It has been well loved for...

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Our Fresh New Look!

Today we are debuting our new look - just in time for spring! We are so thankful for the support of our customers over the past year and are excited to continue bringing you quality beeswax candles with a more elegant look you can enjoy. Additionally, we've heard some of you loud and clear so we will be introducing different sizes of our candles in the next few days. There will be metal tins in 8 oz and 20 oz sizes as well as our original 9 oz glass jars and an additional 12 oz glass jar option. To view...

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Beeswax Really Is Better Than Paraffin or Soy Wax

We are obsessed with beeswax here at Solstice Naturals. If you've ever wondered whether the higher price tag is really worth it then you'll want to read on. Is it better than lower priced paraffin and soy waxes? The answer is yes! While you might be tempted with the low-cost of colorful and extremely fragrant candles that line store aisles, keep in mind that more often than not the main ingredient is a paraffin wax. Derived from the petroleum refinement process, paraffin wax emits known toxins such as benzene and toluene when burned. Just picture that when used indoors, these can...

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