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.
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 […]
My first understanding of Bitters came while traveling in Europe many years ago. Dining in France, we were often asked if we would like to begin with an Aperitif. Not knowing what it was I began asking, “What is this custom all about?” The most popular aperitifs are Campari, Dubonnet, Lillet and Vermouth. The Aperitif […]