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New Year 2008 Rant & What’s New

It’s a New Year .. 2008 .. life is certainly moving at a fast pace.!I hope that you had a wonderful Holiday Season and wishing you all good things in the New Year.

Lots of new and exciting things going on at SunRose, read on, after my ‘New Year’s Rant’ to see what’s new.

This past weekend, as I was attempting to get my veggies and fruits for the week, I was astounded by the prices.. this article just proves.. I was not over reacting.

Its a scary thing.!

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – The price of fruits and vegetables is climbing faster than inflation, while junk food is actually becoming cheaper, the findings of a new study suggest.

To read on Click hereHealthy food getting more expensive: study Health Reuters http://www.reuters.com/article/healthNews/idUSPAR27349420080102?feedType=RSS&feedName=healthNews

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Then this article ..
This is just so not cool .. I am having real problems with this.

WSJ NEWS ALERT: FDA Is Expected to Approve Milk, Meat From Cloned AnimalsCloned Livestock Poised To Receive FDA Clearance – WSJ.comhttp://online.wsj.com/article/SB119938649276665241.html?mod=djemalertNEWS

Get ready for a food fight over milk and meat from cloned animals and their offspring.After more than six years of wrestling with the question of whether meat and milk from them are safe to eat, the Food and Drug Administration is expected to declare as early as next week that they are.
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And last but not least, for my New Year’s rant is this website regarding the disappearance of bees around the world.I hope you take a moment to visit this site.. click on the top ‘ trailer’ it is only a few minutes to watch.

Vanishing of the bees http://www.vanishingbees.com/

Vast numbers of bees are literally disappearing all around the world. This movie analyzes why this mysterious phenomenon is taking place and how dramatically it could impact the world’s food supply in the short term. As a note, the producers are also seeking donations to bring the movie to a wider audience. View this breath-taking trailer here:Watch: http://www.vanishingbees.com

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New in the Essential Oil world for me ..new at SunRose we will be offering:

Sandalwood Yasi

Botanical Name: Santalum yasi
Country of Origin : Western Australia
Method of Extraction: Steam Distillation
Plant Material Used: Heart wood & Root ball.

This material is absolutely wonderful. The closest to Mysore India Sandalwood (Santalum album) that one can get. The deep rich scent, makes my mouth water and my mind relax.

Visit our website site for more information & pricing:http://www.sunrosearomatics.com/

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Aromatherapy Today International Journal – Vol 40 / December 2007

In this Issue:

* Essential Oil Profile – Cinnamon by Jennifer Jefferies
* AIA Conference Review
* Essential Oils, temperaments & defences – by Michael Scholes
* The magic of Physics – by Jan Kusmirek
* Alzheimer’s Research – by Jackie Farnell
* Osteoporosis / Osteoarthritis – by Susan Cleary
* Aromatic Journeys – by Jim Llewellyn

Please visit: our site Aromatherapy Today Intn’l Journal http://sunrosearomatics.com/catalog/shop/shopdisplayproducts.asp?id=34&cat=Aromatherapy+Today+Journal

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Here is one that I think you will find interesting:

Fragonia Essential Oil

Botanical Name: Agonis fragrans
Family: Myrtaceae
Country of Origin: Australia
Method of Extraction: Steam Distillation

Agonis fragrans is a member of the Myrtaceae Family (e.g. cajeput, tea tree, etc).

This family is regarded as:
” anti inflammatory
” antiseptic
” respiratory
” immune stimulant

Visit our website site for more information & pricing: www.SunRoseAromatics.com

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Well, that’s if for this first blog of the New Year.! Its been cold here yet we are not getting the snow accumulation like other places in the U.S.

Stay cozy and warm, remember to take care of your skin, as it can get very dry in this weather,
have a healthy and wonderful year.!

~ til next time
R~
http://www.sunrosearomatics.com/