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I Practice Aromatherapy

incense, candles, oils, diffusers...not just for decoration! 34 People

    My Passion

    I have every intention after new year and i get my own place and start getting my life in order of finishing my course and hope that one day it becomes my business,
    lillilou lillilou 41-45, F Dec 7, 2008

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    For My Friends

    If anyone would like to learn or are interested in some natural theropies please let me know i would love to help, i have a whole range of recipies for all sorts of ailments and even cleaning products that i would love to share for any- one who is interested.
    lillilou lillilou 41-45, F 3 Responses Dec 7, 2008

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    Lavender Fan

    I am a real fan of lavender for my nerves.  I carry a little bag of lavender buds in my purse for when I'm stressed and I have a lavender eye pillow that helps my migraines.  I also love energizing citrus scents when I need a pick-me-up.
    swirlingmist swirlingmist 51-55, F 1 Response Feb 18, 2009

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