How to Use Garlic in Home Remedies

Did you know that  garlic was used in World War I to treat wounds? According to Susie Wilson, in the Kid’s Herb Book, garlic juice was diluted with water and put on sterilized clumps of sphagnum moss. It was then applied to wounds. This helped prevent infections and promoted healing. Garlic really is a superstar when it […]

How to Make a Simple (and Natural) Hand Lotion

With the winter months approaching, you might find yourself with dry hands. Indoor heating and cooler weather are notorious for drying out skin. Keeping a nourishing hand lotion within easy reach is helpful in keeping scaly, lizard-skin at bay. Most store-bought lotions don’t fit my natural standards, so I find it easier to make my […]

Make 40 Herbal Gifts in 45 minutes

If you’ve been around here long, you know I like to quick method of creating gifts and homemade products. I used to put things off because I didn’t have time, but have discovered that making natural body care products and herbal remedies can actually been done in a speedy fashion. Especially if you use the […]

DIY Spiced Coffee Scrub

This scrub is sure to wake you up. The coffee aroma is pure delight! WARNING: Because of the inclusion of a large amount of cinnamon, this scrub should not be used buy pregnant women or those with sensitive skin. It can be made without the cinnamon if you wish. Besides smelling delicious, this scrub works well […]

Get Three Bottles of Essential Oil for FREE!

Do you love essential oils? Or maybe you’ve been wanting to try them, but haven’t made the investment yet. If you said yes to either of those questions, this deal is for you! You may have heard that the Healthy Living Bundle is available this week. But, you may not know that one of the bonuses […]

10 Uses for Lemon Essential Oil

Lemon essential oil is one of my favorite oils. The main reason being that it’s scent is so fresh and uplifting! Lemon essential oil is one of the least expensive oils. The oil is usually obtained through cold-pressing the peel of lemon. Ways to use lemon essential oil: Diffuse to Improve Energy and Mood Lemon […]

How to Make Plantain Salve

Plantain is excellent for treating all manner of wounds and skin irritations. Bug bites, cuts and scrapes are some of the most common issues treated with plantain. While it would be beneficial to treat such conditions with fresh plantain, it may not be available when you need it. Thus, the plantain salve is born. This […]

Strawberry-Chia Facial Scrub

This strawberry-chia face scrub may not be anything to look at, but it certainly does an excellent job of removing dead skin cells and brightening the skin. Make this face scrub in a couple of minutes and use immediately. Thaw out a frozen strawberry for this recipe, if fresh ones are not available. Use organic strawberries, […]

DIY Lavender-Rose Bath Soak

This bath soak was created to provide relaxation for the body and mind. The combination of salts in this bath soak help to soothe tired muscles and may even draw out toxins. The  minerals contained in the salts may also be absorbed through the skin, providing added benefits beyond relaxation. The scents of rose and […]

Rose Petal Body Scrub Recipe (And Winner of Natural Body Care Package Announced!)

Did I tell you that I was working on revisions for Simple Scrubs to Make and Give? I was. And it’s finally done! 10 new recipes were added, plus extra information about preserving scrubs. (If you have already purchased this eBook you will be send the new version soon). One of my favorite new recipes […]