Fenugreek is a plant that is often used in herbal medicine to treat skin inflammation and discomfort. Like lemon balm, it can be used as a calming herb and is considered by many to be an anti-inflammatory, addressing a number of chronic conditions including blood sugar dysfunction, high cholesterol and anemia . Fenugreek oil has also shown promise as an insect repellent which is one more good reason why we have included it in our Skin Soothe biscuits.
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REPEL BUGS NATURALLY... With the summer months now upon us, bugs and ticks are out in full force and can prove to be a menace to all. Did you know that Geranium Essential Oil can be used as a natural bug repellent? We place 3 drops of oil on the inside of our dog's collar and not only does he smell divine, but we find that it really does keep the bugs away. *Please note that essential oil in full concentration can be a skin irritant so it should never go directly on skin. If your dog does not have a thick coat of fur, you can place 3 drops of geranium essential oil in 1 Tbsp. of coconut oil and mix together. You can use the oil directly on the coat, particularly around the neck and where the tail meets the spine. Consider using it on yourself as well! We love local British brands Tisserand (www.tisserand.com) & Baldwins (www.baldwins.co.uk) for essential oils as their products are pure and cruelty-free!
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