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NEW SUPERFOODS ARE HERE!!

Certified Organic Mulberry Juice Powder A Powerhouse of Nutrients, this richly coloured vitamin and mineral packed organic powder has high levels of Vitamin A, C and E and K, Iron, Calcium, Magnesium, Selenium and Zinc.    It greatly benefits those with a dry, dehydrated constitution, bringing a better fluid balance to the body, skin and hair. It has a very high Vitamin A Content greatly assisting eye, skin and mucous membrane health. A teaspoon of the powder in water, smoothies etc. balances blood sugar assisting in lowering cholesterol and high blood pressure. It soothes and calms nerves, improves circulation, promotes the […]

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HERBAL FEDERATION 15th Biennial Conference 2015

Date: Friday 30th October 2015 to Sunday 1st November, with a post-conference bus trip Monday 2nd November. Venue: Copthorne Hotel and Resort, Solway Park, Masterton. (Accommodation bookings necessary) Theme: “Celebrating the Olive”   Schedule of Events:  Friday 30th October 5-6.30pm Registration, meet and greet, Copthorne, Solway Park Lounge. 6.30-7.30pm Meal break, Cafe Solway and Grill available on site 7.30pm Judging of competitions and group “pub quiz” Competitions: Herbal Tipple, Olive-based condiment, Ode to the Olive, Olive and Olive Oil cosmetic cream, Photo of a garden insect. Saturday 31st October 2015 9-9.30am Registrations 9.30 onward Welcome and Safety issues. Speakers: -The […]

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Day 2: Horny Goats Weed for Libido Enhancement

Horny Goats Weed- it Stands by its name…  This ancient herb has been used for more than 2,000 years in Japan, China and Korea to assist with sexual impotency and dysfunction. By channeling blood flow to the genital areas this powerful herb effects the dilution of blood vessels, allowing more hormone enhancing blood to reach the sensitive tissue areas. It helps to lower blood pressure, increase libido and may reduce cholesterol levels when taken appropriately. It also improves immune function and stimulates the cells that build bone- so as well as assisting sexually Horny Goats Weed can be beneficial as […]

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Day 3: Dragon Oil to Find a Soulmate

   Don’t Have a Valentine? We Can fix that too!!   We Stock Dragon Oils in store- of all kind, In Particular we have a soul-mate blend. Consisting of beautiful oils you can wear on your body or dab on your lover of choice, Don’t believe us- we have countless testimonials of our customers  finding the man or women of their dreams. Made with etheric high vibrations and a love spell…xxx    

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Day 4: Sensual massage Oil

  No need to leave home… Are you in need of a good foot rub, or are the hubby’s muscles aching for your touch? Physical touch is so important in a relationship- And for some it can be there love language and the way they show their love. You don’t have to be a qualified masseuses to give your lover a therapeutic massage, Just make up the oil, slather it on and let your fingers do the rest of the work. There are no hard and fast rules, soft, slow and sensual are all key words here- but not too […]

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Day 5 Luscious Orange Lip Gloss

Are your lips kissable for your sweet Valentine?  Are your lips a little dehydrated this summer? Do you want to add more lusciousness and shine? Try our recipe for Sweet Orange Lip Gloss-Your sweetheart won’t be able to stop smooching you. If Orange isn’t your flavor see in store or online for our range of Flavored Oils. Ingredients: -2 tsp Beeswax -1 tsp Aloe Vera Gel -1 Tbsp Jojoba Oil -1 Tbsp Rosehip seed oil -1 Tbsp Aloe Vera Oil -1 tsp Vegetable Glycerite -8 Drops of Sweet Orange essential Oil Melt Beeswax, Jojoba, Rose-hip and Aloe Vera Gently in a double […]

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6th Day Chocolate Bath Milk

  FORGET LOVE, I’D RATHER FALL IN CHOCOLATE What girl doesn’t love Chocolate! And maybe you enjoy the odd bath? Why not combine the two. For our Men readers- You can get in your partners good books by running them one of these delicious and sumptuous baths! The aroma of Chocolate has great aphrodisiac qualities and endorphin enhancing properties. Goats milk is absolutely beautiful on the body, and is the closest of all the milks to your skins natural PH level, making it excellent for even the most sensitive of skin. Your skin will drink up this beautiful bath milk…sending […]

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7th Day: CLAY FACE MASK

Our first post in the Ritual Series is about Clay Masks, Something we enjoyed making today with our lovely  ladies at the 2-Day Skincare workshop we are currently  running this weekend. Everything listed in the Ingredients  below is sold at our Cottage Hill Herb shop on Bridge road  and also available to order via email. The Clay’s are very  popular and go in and out of stock- so just ask us. The first step in insuring your as radiant and gorgeous as ever is to start with detoxing and exfoliating the face, Gentle clay’s do both of these things collectively whilst being […]

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THE DAY OF LOVE

It’s 7 Days until the Day of Love- Also known as St. Valentines Day, even though here at Cottage Hill we don’t buy into westernized holidays we do endorse celebrating your love for the ones nearest and dearest to you-And most importantly loving your body by taking care of it! So we decided to do a 7 Day Ritual, a series of informative recipes and posts about various things you can do in preparation- to pamper and preen your gorgeous body- making you feel like Cleopatra herself.    

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This little piggy went to market…This ones in your cosmetics…

So after the Bacon where does the rest go?  The slaughter industry has a big problem with the by-product  of fat they amass in their factories. They try to sell this off in many different disguises and by law they don’t necessarily need to declare where it has come from. According to Richard Lutwyche, a British pig farmer, “in the U.K big commercial farms send their pigs to abattoirs. The abattoir will find different markets for all the by-products” he says. “Everything they can’t sell they have to incinerate which costs the company money.” A pig can be used in […]

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EYE MAKEUP REMOVER

Are you familiar with the scary morning panda eyes? Waking up to the not so glamorous version of our former perfectly made up selves..We have all been there. Here we have a natural and easy to make formula that is both nourishing and delicate on the sensitive skin around the eye area. This beautiful oil does not irritate the eye area and will assist with the re hydration of tissue around the eye. We stock all of the ingredients below so you can make your own 100ml bottle to share with your friends-or keep the secret to yourself… Ingredients: 10ml […]

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EYELASH THICKENER

Do you want beautiful, luscious, full eyelashes that are thick and healthy? Try our recipe for an Eyelash thickener that is organic, chemical free and will not harm your skin. If you use too much eye makeup and mascara it causes the feather like lashes to break and become brittle- using this product will help to strengthen your lashes if used regularly. Forget Cleopatra- you will be the envy of your friends with this gorgeous product. Apply a small amount often- too much at a time will make your lashes stick together.  All ingredients are available in the shop to purchase […]

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