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2016, July 13:
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Howdy Everyone!
If you are new, Sunflower Naturals has been online since August 16th of 2004. The site has been through a lot of changes over the years, with the best yet to come...
 
Hope all are well. Now that we have more documentation regarding ability of talc used in feminine hygiene increases risk of ovarian cancer, some people are looking for alternatives to talc-based powder products. Most are switching to cornstarch. Just use as you would powder. To add an essential oil for fragrance, try 2 drops lemongrass to 1 cup cornstarch. Avoid mints, eucalyptus and citrus in body powders because they can cause skin irritation. Blend essential oil in well by cutting the drops in with a fork.
 
I'm working on a new website that will be easily viewed with a variety of different devices. In addition, I'll be adding a lot of content over the weeks ahead. Some old articles for reference material and a lot of new stuff.
 
If you have comments, suggestions or concerns, feel free to send your thoughts in an email to: emily@sunflowernaturals.com.
 
Question(s):
Do essential oils aggravate asthma or other respiratory conditions?
According to information I've seen, both Lavender and Eucalyptus can aggravate respiratory conditions. However, I would use any new fragrances, either synthetic or natural, in a small area of the house before using in a lot of areas to be sure that the fragrance does not irritate lung conditions.
 
       
 

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