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Essential Oils and Other Health Care Products

Hi All,

Does anyone know an online source where I can get essential oils and other health care products? Local stores here have some oils, such as mint or jasmine, but other things, such as witch hazel, castile soap and various essential oils like Frankincense, Myrrh, etc, are nowhere to be found (they don't even know what I'm asking for).

Any online sources that ship to Switzerland are greatly appreciated.
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Re: Essential Oils and Other Health Care Products

maybe if you wrote down what you wanted in Italian, the pharmacist could order it for you?

mint, jasmine, witch hazel, castile soap, frankincense, myrrh,

menta, gelsomino, nocciola della strega, sapone di castiglia, l'incenso, il mirra,


Google translation. I can't imagine any Italian Catholic doesn't know what l'incenso, il mirra, are.
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maybe if you wrote down what you wanted in Italian, the pharmacist could order it for you?

mint, jasmine, witch hazel, castile soap, frankincense, myrrh,

menta, gelsomino, nocciola della strega, sapone di castiglia, l'incenso, il mirra,


Google translation. I can't imagine any Italian Catholic doesn't know what l'incenso, il mirra, are.
Thank you. It's not that I can't find the Italian words but I can't find a place that has everything on my list. I found a couple of things but it's slim pickins here. Something as simple as Baking Soda that I'm used to getting for $2 a bag would cost $50 or more here. Or soap nuts or washing soda? Thing like that...

Just found this place but it still doesn't have everything, https://ch.iherb.com.

Will keep looking.
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Thank you. It's not that I can't find the Italian words but I can't find a place that has everything on my list. I found a couple of things but it's slim pickins here. Something as simple as Baking Soda that I'm used to getting for $2 a bag would cost $50 or more here. Or soap nuts or washing soda? Thing like that...

Just found this place but it still doesn't have everything, https://ch.iherb.com.

Will keep looking.
$50 for baking soda? Slight exaggeration....

Have you used your words in Google? Here is some baking soda less than $50 and the first site has the oils you are looking for.

https://www.swissecoshop.ch/it/mater...138830357.html
http://www.biocasa.ch/it/disintossic...io.html?cid=15
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$50 for baking soda? Slight exaggeration....

Have you used you words in Google? Here is some baking soda less than $50 and the first site has the oils you are looking for.

https://www.swissecoshop.ch/it/mater...138830357.html
http://www.biocasa.ch/it/disintossic...io.html?cid=15
The first site is great, thank you! The second site, yes, it's 5.- for 200 gramms. That's 25.- for a kilo. I usually get 5-10 pound bags as I use it for just about everything. Will get it from the first site, thank you!
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The first site is great, thank you! The second site, yes, it's 5.- for 200 gramms. That's 25.- for a kilo. I usually get 5-10 pound bags as I use it for just about everything. Will get it from the first site, thank you!
How do you use 10 lbs of baking soda?

Point is.... look around and you shall find. If you buy in bulk you could probably find it even cheaper. Have you asked if one of the stores could order 5 kg bags for you?

And in those quantities it's probably better to buy in bulk in Italy.
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How do you use 10 lbs of baking soda?
I use it for cleaning and to take baths, for baking, to do laundry, and I make my own products (deodorant, shampoo, face creams, etc.).
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Re: Essential Oils and Other Health Care Products

Farfalla has essential oils, including myrrh.

https://www.farfalla.ch
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I use it for cleaning and to take baths, for baking, to do laundry, and I make my own products (deodorant, shampoo, face creams, etc.).
I also use it for cleaning and laundry.
5 kilos would take a long time to get through.
Maybe I don't clean often enough.
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Re: Essential Oils and Other Health Care Products

Hello,

You can try the following websites:

https://www.ecco-verde.com/categorie...om-switzerland
https://www.farfalla.ch/rowen/
http://www.indianshop.ch/webshop/Aro...Essential-Oils

I hope this helps
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Re: Essential Oils and Other Health Care Products

There is another post today that may be relevent, about iHerb.
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