This winter has been dry. I always have a lip balm in my purse, pocket, car, kitchen, bed side…you get the picture. 🙂 We need to take care of our lips. I mean, they’re right there in the middle of your face and just shouldn’t be neglected. That’s why this DIY Herbal Lip Balm Recipe […]
Herbs used for medicinal purposes, whether soothing damaged skin, stopping dandruff, or as an antibiotic used in a homemade ointment.
Irritated skin? Eczema? Acne? Bumpy Skin? One of the herbs I use and love is Alkanet Root Powder, because it will naturally soothe irritated sensitive skin. Some know alkanet root as a soap additive to add a pretty natural purple or blue color to their soap. Traditionally it was used to brighten the color of […]
Want to know the best tried and true natural methods for kicking a cold or the flu? People all over the world have various natural methods that make them feel better fast. I know that my readers are intelligent and a gold mine for fabulous ideas and information. Here are over 20 cold fighting tips […]
I was recently given a membership to the Herbal Academy of New England‘s Herbarium in exchange for an honest, critical review of their resources. What is an Herbarium you ask? Well, an Herbarium is a collection of resources on….Herbs! Plants that you can eat, as well as use for medicinal and other purposes (like herbal […]
This Natural Cold Remedy: Homemade Elderberry Syrup Recipe is a time tested remedy and well loved for a reason. The thing is, many people don’t realize how completely EASY and FRUGAL it is to make your own elderberry syrup (and it tastes really good!!). It costs on average $15 for you to buy an 8oz […]
Homemade Mint Extract is an easy and fun gift to give to people around the holidays, birthdays, wedding gifts, and more. Like Homemade Vanilla Extract, fresh Homemade Mint Extract needs to be started ahead of time. But, where as Vanilla needs to steep at least 4 months, Mint only needs 1 month! That’s over before […]