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The manuka approach to treating cracked heels

Cracked heels are more than a beauty problem. They can be painful and there’s a risk of bacteria entering the body through the cracks.   Anyone can get cracked heels, which are sometimes called heel fissures. Cracks can form as a result of dry skin, atopic dermatitis...

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How manuka oil is harvested

Manuka oil is miraculous. The Maori knew it, and used it for almost everything that ailed them. When Captain Cook and the first settlers arrived, Maori healers shared their wisdom and manuka oil became the ‘go to’ treatment for all sorts of scrapes and sores. Now...

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Six essential oils you need for better health

Essential oils are becoming an accepted alternative health product to have in your home and first aid kit. They offer a wide range of benefits, from preventing and treating infections to deterring flies and helping you sleep. You can add a dash of holistic health to...

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How ultraviolet makes NZ plants ultra-valuable

Compared to other temperate growing areas in the world, New Zealand has very high levels of ultraviolet light, especially in summer.  Plants defend themselves against these higher levels of UV by producing more polyphenols, substances that have antimicrobial and...

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Five amazing reasons to love turmeric oil

Turmeric has been used in India as a cure for almost everything since 2000 BC. In the South of India, the Vedic culture used it in cooking, religious ceremonies and for a variety of stomach and skin complaints. Known scientifically as curcuma longa, turmeric is a...

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