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MAKE YOUR OWN HERBAL CAPSULES

MAKE YOUR OWN HERBAL CAPSULES   Grind the appropriate dried herb or herbs to a fine powder, using a coffee grinder. Take apart the empty vegetable based capsule and fill both sides with the herbal powder. Push both sides back together, wipe well and place in an air-tight jar.   Approximately 50-60gms of dried herb will make 100 capsules. This is cost effective and easy, even children can make these. You will know exactly what is in your capsules and know they are made from pure natural ingredients, do not contain fillers and binders, and use only vegetable based capsule […]

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TUMERIC HYDROSOL We are pleased to announce we are now stocking Tumeric Hydrosol! This is a beautiful hydrosol, great for use in skincare for all skin problems. $15.95 per 100mls Give us a call on (04) 5264753 or email us at Donna@cottagehillherbs.co.nz to order.

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TUMERIC

Tumeric Essential Oil Tumeric pure essential oil has one of the highest vibrational frequencies of almost any essential oil – coming in at 1,450, creating a frequency that is outstanding in its healing abilities and purity of essence. A truly wonderful anti-inflammatory for all types of pain. Effective for skin problems, stings, eczema, rashes etc. A powerful rejuvenator of cells, making it one of the safest and best essential oils for skin care. It may be used neat on the skin for pain and skin problems without causing any irritation whatsoever and best of all it smells heavenly and is cost […]

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RED RASPBERRY SEED OIL (Cold Pressed)

New in Store! We are now stocking cold pressed Red Raspberry Seed Oil. This is a highly nourishing beautiful oil that sinks into the skin very quickly and is considered a dry oil for this reason. It has a natural SPF factor somewhere between 30 to 50 so an essential oil for its sunblock activity in creams, lotions and sun products. Prices: 50ml – $12.95 100ml – $24.95

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NEW 500 ml Cold Pressed Oils

We are proud to announce that we are now stocking 500 ml sizes of Apricot Kernel Cold Pressed Oil and Sweet Almond Cold Pressed Oil. These will be $29.95 per 500 ml bottle. To order please call us on (04) 526 4753 or email Donna@cottagehillherbs.co.nz

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New: Orris Root CHIPS

Our ever popular Orris Root Powder is now available in Chip form! Orris Root Powder is widely used as a fixative to scent pot pourri’s etc, the chips however do not cloud your pot pourri like the powder sometimes does. Price is $13.95 per 50gms of Orris Root Chips. Give us a call on (04) 5264753, or email Donna@cottagehillherbs.co.nz to order yours!

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Announcing an Exciting New Skincare Essential Oil

ELEMI ESSENTIAL OIL This gorgeous, exotic, light, lemony – but woody pure essential oil is a must-have for skincare products for mature, and/or lined and wrinkled skin types. Elemi is intensely revitalising and rejuvenating, nourishing and toning to skin – it brings worn out or damaged skin to life again. It’s antiseptic and wound healing properties makes it useful for scar tissue, acne and other problem skin conditions. May be used in creams, lotions, salves, hair care, soaps and for its healing properties in chest rubs, massage blends etc. Elemi helps expectoration, with bronchitis, chest problems, catarrh and for arthritic […]

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Cold Pressed Oils

Sweet Almond Oil: A highly nutritious light and nearly odourless oil high in minerals and rich in linoleic acid, vitamin E, oleic acid and essential unsaturated fatty acids. It is listed as a dry oil, a very popular reasonably priced oil suitable for use in almost all skincare products. Apricot Kernel Oil: Somewhat similar to sweet almond oil, it gives creams and lotions a soft feel with excellent spreadability. It contains higher levels of unsaturated essential fatty acids than almond oil, but is a little less stable and a dry oil also. It has a light texture, very easily absorbed […]

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Colloidal Oatmeal

The skincare use of oats dates back to ancient Egypt. During the 1800’s oats were regarded as so powerful the extracts were exclusively available only at pharmacies. Oatmeal’s ability to relieve dry, itching skin was first documented during the 1930’s. The recognised clinical benefits of finely ground oats are due to their remarkable chemical composition and the fortunate coincidence that compounds essential for the natural development of oats may have beneficial effects on humans. Oats have the highest protein and lipid content of any cereal grain, as well as a high fatty acid content and provides soothing, non-irritating cleansing for […]

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Sleep Bears & Sleep Pillows

Unique cuddly bears & pillows. Filled with safe, gentle, organic sleep inducing herbs to lull your little ones into restful sleep. Priced from $25.00 [salbumphotos=1,max,3,n,n,uploaded_timestamp,center,]

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Goat’s Milk Powder For Skin Health

Goat’s milk powder provides a substantial nutritional component for skin care and indeed general health care for all age groups. It is well recognized that vitamins and minerals act synergistically and offer much greater benefit and bioavailability when obtained through natural food sources. Goat’s milk contains lactic acid, an alpha-hydroxyl acid, that takes apart dead skin cells from the epidermis (outer skin layer) – leaving a new fresh soft outer skin layer. Lactic acid is an exfoliant, reported to make skin thicker, firmer, more elastic and younger looking. Additionally, lactic acid can stimulate skin cell regeneration. Lactic acid acts as […]

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Hydrosols

For Burns The hydrosol adds a significant cooling effect and works synergistically with the essential oil. For severe burns add 15 drops of pure essential oil of Lavender to 100ml of Chamomile hydrosol. Spray onto burns and continue using until healing is complete. Hair Rinses Hydrosols can be used as a leave-in rinse after shampoo and conditioning, do not rinse out – dry and style as usual. Hydrosols may also be misted directly onto hair and scalp. Excellent for scalp problems, hair loss, poor growth, itchy and or flaky scalp, and dry hair. For Halitosis 30 mls hydrosol of peppermint. […]

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