What a fabulous weekend, the weather was perfect for the 9th Annual Holistic Health and Herbal Festival in Minnesota. I was honored to be a presenter of two fun, hands-on topics, Healthier House Cleaning, and Medicine Cabinet Makeover with Essential Oils. We whipped up dry laundry soap, dishwasher soap, with a couple of herb and […]
Many plants with a constant exposure to sun have evolved to produce pigments, phytochemicals, and nutrients which protect them from sun damage which may also help us. Fatty oils and Essential oils from plants can provide us with a natural SPF. The natural SPF from plants range from 4-50 SPF depending on the plants.
During the summer months I get the questions weekly: what can we use for mosquito repellent and mosquito bites. Young Living Lavender essential oil and Purification essential oil blend is my favorite bite remedies. I recycled a small glass roller-ball container putting in 3-5 drops purification or lavender and filling it up with olive, almond, […]
Throughout the holidays I enjoy diffusing Pine essential oil in my home, it’s reminiscent to my younger years when we had the fragrance of the fresh pine wreaths and trees. I’m so excited the snow is melting and it’s time to get back on the hiking trails, stuffing my pockets with the fabulous fragrant pine […]
ingredients 20 grams Bees Wax 20 grams Shea Butter 25 grams Coconut Oil 3/8 C. Calendula Infused Oil 1/4 C. Cottonwood Infused Oil 1/8 C. Plantain Oil 2 Tbsp. Tamanu Oil 1/3 C. Rose Water 1/3 C. Lavender Tincture 10-30 drops Essential Oil of your choice Optional Additions Include: 1 tsp Vitamin E oil or […]