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Updated: Feb 11, 2021


As you might already know, our bodies and every other living organisms in this planet have a relationship with the sun, without it basically we wouldn’t exist.

Our current lifestyle (specially under lockdown conditions) prives us from cultivating a conscious relationship with this celestial body, causing us depression and even anxiety, the sun provides us of vitamins that our body needs, UV rays stimulate the production of Vitamin D, necessary to absorb the calcium to make our bones and teeth, 10 minutes of exposure to the sun, three times a week will keep your reserves of vitamin D.



The recommended daily amount of sun per day is around 10-45 minutes depending on the person, for example a person with darker skin will need much more time in the sun than a person with lighter skin. This guarantees us to meet the needs of vitamin D, knowing that its deficiency is related to almost all existing pathologies.





Sunbathing eases eczema and other skin conditions


It’s also the best ally for your skin but it’s important to make this practice conscious and in a safe way, so remember to always use the right UV protection, half an hour of sun exposure a day helps preventing and treating acne, eczema and other type of skin conditions, sunbathing properly it can also prevent the reproduction of cancer cells in the body.


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Updated: Feb 11, 2021

Human beings have a minimum requirement of around 1000 lux in order to stimulate the pineal gland to start the secretion of melatonin (sleep hormone) also secrete serotonin and dopamine,

natural light gives us at noon between 10,000-150,000 lux between some seasons and others, the latter would be summer for example.

Another benefit is the production of white cells, lymphocytes and neutrophils, the cells that conform our organism first line of defense of our immune system, the one that fights respiratory deseases.



As crazy as it might sound, when we practice sunbathing even body fat dissolves, it also makes our cholesterol levels to lower preventing cardiovascular disease and other heart problems.

To summarize, we find it very valuable to be able share this information with you, and we hope you can understand and create a better relationship with your surroundings, to be grateful of being a part of the human experience and we invite you to treat your body like the secret temple that it really is.


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Updated: Feb 26, 2021

Different researches suggest that the essential oil that comes from Roses have a wide array of health benefits, in this post we will dive in some of some of them.



Rose oil aromatherapy alleviates pain


A recent research shows that rose oil used in aromatherapy sessions can be an effective way to ease pain in patients who’ve just had surgery as it stimulates the brain to produce and release endorphins; the hormone responsible for our wellness.

Aromatherapy can also bring patients with menstrual pain, applied in an abdominal massage to relieves this monthly discomfort.


Rose oil reduces stress and anxiety


Disorders such as blood pressure, heart rates, breathing rates, high cortisol levels and even blood oxygen levels can be decreased by using breathing techniques and aromatherapy, aided with a conscious diet, moderated sun exposition and exercise, this practices can overcome the negative symptoms of our fast-paced lives.



Natural solution against fungus and bacteria


Essential oil distilled from roses can even fight against microbes that cause infections. E. coli included, as well as some strains of the bacteria that can cause staph infections (Staphylococcus) and strep throat (Streptococcus).


It’s also effective was against Candida albicans, which can cause fungal infections in the mouth, gut, and vagina.




This are just some of the benefits that rose oil offers to us, keep in mind that is crucial to combine all of these practices with a good nutrition and sun exposure to maintain a healthy body and mind.




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