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Make Your Own Rose Petal Honey

On her last day in India, Gardenista contributor Maria had her first taste of rose petal honey. Back home, she couldn't forget the tasteósensual, sublime, exotic, and familiar all at once, like Indi…

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Refreshing Homemade Rose & Rhubarb Syrup

Since her recent trip to North Africa, Heidi Swanson of 101 Cookbooks has been inspired by roses. "I've been keeping a bottle of rosewater and a jar of petals on the counter since I've been back fr…

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9 Essential Oils with Huge Health Benefits

Essential oils have their place secured in a natural beauty routine: They're natural, chemical-free alternatives to everything from traditional cosmetics to potentially toxic fragrances. But many can …

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Overcome a Subtle Aspect of Identification

When the image of a rose falls on the retina, it automatically makes an impression on the visual center in the brain. No choice is consciously made, because the nervous system has taken instant posse…

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Healthy Homemade Holidays: Rose Body Butter

Why not give a more personal and luxurious gift to friends, family, or secret Santas on your holiday list?† Hereís a rich body butter thatís perfect for the drying effects of winter weather.† Unlike s…

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Meditating on a Rose

You are not in the world, the world is in you.†Get closer to the real creator inside you by meditating on a rose. To say that you are the creator isnít the same as to say that your ego is. The ego …

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A Creative Moment

To say that you are a creator isnít the same as to say that your ego is. The ego will always remain attached to your personality, and certainly your personality doesnít create everything around you. …

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10 Baths That Heal

I lived for two and a half years without running water (while living in a tipi on a commune where I bathed daily in an ice cold creek). I still marvel the blessings of hot running water for its calmin…

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Homemade Essential Oils for Any Ailment

By Sara Novak, Planet Green I have often thought that essential oils are the cure all for a host of what ails us. My favorite scent, lavender has done wonders to calm me down on many an occasion. I…

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