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Benefits of Lanolin & Shea Butter

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Lanolin is a waxy substance derived from the sheep's wool. In nature, the lanolin that sheep secrete makes their wool water-resistant and protects their coats from the environment. Lanolin is  is gathered after the sheep has been shorn. The fleece is cleaned through a process called scouring, in which it is submerged in a hot detergent solution.  The lanolin is then collected from the solution by high-speed centrifugation. Lanolin falls into the lipid-rich emollient class of moisturizers. One of the causes of dry skin is a lack of lipids, which allows water to escape. Lanolin fills in those gaps, preventing future...

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The Benefits of Emu Oil.

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  WHAT IS EMU OIL: The Emu bird is a flightless bird that is native to Australia, but is now found in many countries due to the demands of the medicinal properties of Emu OIl.Emu oil is a bright yellow liquid made up of mostly fat. The use of Emu oil originates from the Australian Aborigine culture, according to their oral history, Emu oil has been used for thousands of years and know as "the sacred oil". ENHANCING SKIN MOISTURE AND ABSORPTION Skin easily absorbs Emu oil making skin less prone to cracking or drying out.Research has found that Emu oil may help increase the...

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Emu oil application on scars

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Emu oil application on scars

Images are of healing process  using emu oil interval of 3weeks 8 weeks & 12 weeks. Last image shows another persons knee, same operation 5 days earlier and not using emu oil and the difference of healing is quite noticeable.

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The Emu Plume

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The Emu Plume

Slouch hats worn by members of the Armoured Corps are adorned with Emu Plumes, a tradition originated from Queensland Mounted Infantry during the great shearer's strike in Queensland in 1891. During this time, the Queensland Mounted Infantry were called out, as soldiers to aid the Civil Powder. As time permitted the soldiers would participate in a sporting activity where they would ride their horses along emus, and plucked the breast feathers, and placed the feathers on their hat. The Gympie Squadron was the first to wear feathers, a fashion soon followed by the regiment. The Queensland government permitted the Regiment...

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