The Medicine Woman’s Treasure Chest – #Aromatherapy -Versatile Lavender – Skin care, headaches, insomnia, first aid and fleas — Smorgasbord Blog Magazine (Reblog)

Welcome to the repeat of the 2018 series about essential oils and aromatherapy and I hope those new to the blog will enjoy. Twenty-two years ago I ran a health food shop and diet advisory centre here in Ireland and we sold essential oils for aromatherapy. I thought that I should learn more about it […]

The Medicine Woman’s Treasure Chest – #Aromatherapy -Versatile Lavender – Skin care, headaches, insomnia, first aid and fleas — Smorgasbord Blog Magazine

Poem: Lavender Days

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Take me back to the lavender days,
those times of relative calm
and red telephone kiosks
littered throughout this land.
Heaven knows it wasn’t perfect
and complaints abounded,
though I’m sure we handled crises
so much better then,
before we got too hung up on the news.
The red booths are still there
and the lavender too,
though the phones are long gone
and the flowers’ rich hue seems lost.

copyright Francis Barker 2020