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.
Blending tea with herbs that are beneficial to the skin is both relaxing and nutritious. Try this soothing blend of 8 herbs you’ll love the taste.
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, […]
When I saw the invitation in the Whole Earth Co-Op newsletter to go visit the family farms from which they buy produce, meat, dairy, and more…I was curious and signed up for the first one 10th St Farm & Market in Afton, MN. My grandma was a farm girl so I did visit the farm […]