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  • FREE February Mantra Download!
    February 1, 2022

    FREE February Mantra Download!

    We're all about focusing on our heart space this month. The ladies at Natural Selection Apothecary are sharing with you this special mantra to carry with you this month and a reminder that the snow (full) moon is February 16th. ...

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  • Our January Gift to You
    January 12, 2022

    Our January Gift to You

    THANK YOU for subscribing to the Natural Selection Apothecary newsletter! To show our gratitude, here’s a FREE, downloadable January mantra wallpaper for your desktop or mobile home screen to aide in your daily mindful practice and guide your intentions. Happy...

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  • Why Use Tinctures.
    August 25, 2021

    Why Use Tinctures.

    Tinctures are the pure extracts of a plant including alkaloids, glycosides, minerals, and essential oils. These compounds are extracted, or released from the plant tissue, using alcohol. Making tinctures is a 6-week process, yielding a more concentrated form of these...

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  • The Power of Holy Basil
    August 25, 2021

    The Power of Holy Basil

    Considered sacred by practitioners of Hinduism, holy basil (Ocimum tenuiflorum or tulsi) has long been used in Ayurvedic medicine, the 5,000-year-old medical system in India. It is deemed a rasayana herb, promoting long life. It is also said to be a...

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  • What are Hydrosols? How Do You Make Them?
    August 25, 2021

    What are Hydrosols? How Do You Make Them?

    What is a hydrosol!? Hydrosols are the healing plant water that comes from the distillation process of plants. A hydrosol is the aromatic water that remains after steam-distilling or hydro-distilling botanical material. Hydrosols are real aromatic therapy Hydrosols represent the...

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  • What are Herbal Oils? Why Use Them?
    August 25, 2021

    What are Herbal Oils? Why Use Them?

    Healing oil. Medicinal oil. Infused oil. They are all one in the same. An infused oil is a way to get the extracts from the plant by using a gentle carrier oil. A carrier oil pulls out the essential oil...

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