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Shop 52, Central Market, Adelaide


Refresh, recycle and refill your skincare

May 04, 2018 Petina Walsh

In an increasingly more socially responsible world, many of us are trying to be more conscious of the waste we produce.

From reducing our plastic usage to improving our recycling practice, there is much we can do to be kinder to our world, which can save us a bit of money as well.

Benefits of Oil Cleansing in a Scrub

September 20, 2016 Petina Walsh

OmMade Organic Skincare Vitamin C Face Scrub is different to your average face scrub for a number of reasons. Firstly, it is an oil based product. Massage the scrub into dry skin to get the benefits of Oil Cleansing (read about Oil Cleansing here) while you exfoliate. Secondly, OmMade Vitamin C Face Scrub (Get it here) is 100% Natural and handcrafted. My motto is, “If you can’t eat it, don’t out it on your skin!”.

Home Made Cough Lozenges

May 19, 2016 Petina Walsh

Product:          Sambucus nigra, Thymus vulgaris & Althaea officinalis cough lozenges. Introduction A lozenge will dissolve slowly in the mouth and throat providing local relief for coughs, colds and sore throats (Adams and Tan 2015, p. 65). Patient compliance, particularly with children, is high due to the sweet taste. Leksell and Meiare (1994) showed that lozenges are well tolerated by children aged 3-5 years. Lozenges are also a convenient dosage form. Medicinal uses for Althaea officinalis includes coughs, bronchitis and respiratory catarrh (Fisher 2009, pp. 172). Traditionally, Thymus vulgaris has been used to treat the common cold due to its antibacterial,...

Donation Pledge to Plan International

January 19, 2016 Petina Walsh

Although the official Etsy ‪#‎makeforgood‬ campaign has ended, I pledge to continue to donate to Plan International's Because I Am A Girl campaign. I will donate 100% of the sale price of the Shimmering Spearmint Lip Balms sold through either Etsy or my website from 1st January 2016. The Because I am a Girl campaign empowers girls and boys to become agents of change. Putting children’s voices at the centre of the social movement is a core belief that... underpins Plan International’s work and our desire to create lasting change. Girls continue to be amongst the most excluded and discriminated people...

Medicinal Food Science Report

January 01, 2016 Petina Walsh

Abstract This report discusses the therapeutic actions, current research available, practical consumption advice and cautions and contraindications for the four foods chosen, which are likely to have the greatest therapeutic impact on the specific conditions stated in each case study. Pomegranate Juice is chosen to prevent prostate cancer. Kiwifruit is chosen to treat constipation and in turn treat haemorrhoids and varicose veins. Blueberries are chosen to prevent dementia. Turmeric is chosen to prevent a recurrence of ulcerative colitis. Introduction Prevention and treatment through dietary intervention is both practical and easily accepted by patients (Malik & Muktar 2005, p1). Foods such...