18 Dec

Rose Oil for Love and Longevity

“A symbol of love and beauty… Rose oil is one of the most valuable therapeutic perfumes. Being one of the most expensive and rare oils, the rose oil is famous for its aphrodisiac and uplifting properties. Our Bulgarian Rose Oil has strong healing, restoring and anti-aging properties in very concentrated form; adds vitality and balance.” -Alteya

 

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17 Dec

Uplift the Heart

“Rose oil is known to uplift the heart. It drives away melancholy, promotes harmony and is one of the strongest natural aphrodisiacs.” -Alteya

 

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16 Dec

Why Rose Essential Oil?

“…known for its aphrodisiac, antidepressant, antiseptic, antispasmodic and astringent actions. The rose oil creates a feeling of calm and well-being. It is also an antidepressant, antiseptic, antiviral, sedative, tonic and an appetite regulator. Rose oil is often used to treat skin problems, asthma, cough, depression, headache and insomnia.” -Alteya

 

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15 Dec

Why Bulgarian Rose?

“The Valley of Roses is considered to have the best soil structure, air humidity, cloudiness and precipitation for obtaining the finest and most sought-after rose oil in the world.”

 

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14 Dec

Rose Valley of Kazanlak

Our Rose Oil is the highest quality available and comes from the Rose Valley of Kazanlak, Bulgaria.

“We meticulously select our rose plants; hand-pick the rose blossoms, and distill the precious rose essential oil. Our rose plantations are certified by the Bulgarian Government-appointed laboratory at the Research Institute for Roses, Aromatic, and Medicinal Plants to ensure that our organic essential rose oil meets and exceeds all International Organic Standards.”

 
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25 Oct

Theobroma Cacao – Food of the Gods

More than a safe word, Theobroma Cacao (literally the food of the gods) is widely considered to have antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-depressant, and mood-elevating properties. Thought to increase plasma antioxidant capacity, diminish platelet inflammation, stimulate the body’s production of digestive enzymes, enhance circulation, and decrease blood pressure, lowering the risk of cardiovascular disease.

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22 Oct

Licorice Licorice Baby

Licorice Root is used to “…improve the function of the adrenal glands… increase fertility in women… treat prostate cancer… eczema… decrease swelling, thin mucus secretions, decrease cough, and increase the chemicals in our body that heal ulcers.” -WebMD

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13 Oct

Cardamom nom nom

Therapeutic properties of cardamom have found traditional application as antiseptic, local anesthetic, adaptogenic, and antioxidant in addition to countless health promoting and disease preventing roles.

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11 Oct

Smell the Roses

Rose valley near Kazanlak, Bulgaria

Rose Essential Oil is helpful during times of stress, grief, and insomnia. Rose Oil is considered an aphrodisiac and is heralded for its use with hormonal issues. It is said the finest Rose Oil in the world comes from Bulgaria.

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Rose valley near Kazanlak, Bulgaria