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Written By: Dr. Bo Hendgen Created Date: Wednesday, 27 April 2016

We have had some gorgeous autumn days recently, and knowing that winter is on the way makes it that much more precious to get outdoors and enjoy it while it lasts. But what do you do when the cold ...

 
 
Written By: Dr. Bo Hendgen Created Date: Wednesday, 13 April 2016

At Absolute Essential one of the most frequent questions we are asked is “What essential oils are safe for babies and during pregnancy”. Today I’m going to answer that question, first by asking an ...

 
 
Written By: Dr. Bo Hendgen Created Date: Tuesday, 29 March 2016

If you follow us on Twitter or Facebook you may well already know about our big win at the Natural Products New Zealand Annual Awards ceremony. Absolute Essential was given the inaugural Supreme ...

 
 
Written By: Dr. Bo Hendgen Created Date: Wednesday, 9 March 2016

March 8 was International Women’s Day which invites us to celebrate women in history around the world and the amazing, resourceful, resilient women that we are today. What better time to step int ...

 
 
Written By: Dr. Bo Hendgen Created Date: Wednesday, 2 March 2016

For many of us, watching children become increasingly burdened and stressed out, as they grow up in the ever more demanding school system, can be difficult to bear. Never before have young people ...

 
 
Written By: Dr. Bo Hendgen Created Date: Thursday, 11 February 2016

Things happen and plans change, especially when you travel. So, when I was in Nepal recently (following my visit to Jiri where I delivered Absolute Essential earthquake relief funds) a visit to an ...

 
 
Written By: Dr. Bo Hendgen Created Date: Wednesday, 27 January 2016

  So, here we are in 2016 focusing on our year plans and hoping to find a pathway to success and fullfilment! Do you want to know how to make your plans more likely to succeed? Well, these are ex ...

 
 
Written By: Dr. Bo Hendgen Created Date: Monday, 11 January 2016

In the middle of summer we should be getting used to the extra care we have to take of our skin, especially here in New Zealand / Australia where we are so conscious of UV damage. But even so, I ...

 
 
Written By: Dr. Bo Hendgen Created Date: Friday, 18 December 2015

If you follow my blogs regularly, you will already know that I do occasionally extend my trade to cooking with the culinary essential oils. And as we are coming up to a much food-centered celebrat ...

 
 
Written By: Dr. Bo Hendgen Created Date: Monday, 7 December 2015

I was recently lucky enough to be invited to talk at the inaugural AROMATICA 2015 conference in Australia on the ‘The Credible Integration of Aromatic Medicine’. As I was preparing my presentation ...