I’m a pushover for homemade gifts both for giving and receiving. Lavender, Chamomile, and Bergamot all offer soothing relaxing properties when both when applied to the body and inhaled; they are each known for a variety of benefits to the skin. Orange lifts the spirits induces relaxation and reduces depression. Pine is reminiscent of the […]
Quick and easy scrub recipe can be made with either salt or sugar. 1 C Salt or Sugar ½ C Oil (almond, grapeseed, olive) ½ C Honey 1 Vanilla bean 10 drops Peppermint Essential Oil You’re going to mix it all together in a glass jar. Watch the attached video for a quick demonstration. All […]
Its time to harvest the lavender flowers…..what to do with them?
Forget those commercial brands of insect repellent and build a better bug spray. There are smelly and toxic to our health. Lucky for us there are many essential oils that will repel insects. In addition to repelling insects many of these oils smell great and offer added healthy benefits. Water, sweat and evaporation reduce the […]