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Archives for March 2013

3 DIY Recipes For All-Natural Homemade Beauty Products

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Homemade Ginger Spice Tea

I selected this post because Amy shares an unusual recipe I haven’t seen before.  The recipe is for a Ginger Spice tea that Amy’s friend raved about.  Amy has intestinal problems and a hiatal hernia.  So in the dead of winter she brewed a pot of the Ginger Spice Decoction or tea.  A decoction is the liquid […]

Homemade Natural Honey Coconut Lip Moisturizer

Amanda at Frugal Greenish Mama has a great recipe for a honey coconut lip moisturizer.  It only uses 3 ingredients.  She has clear pictures for each step of the recipe.  Amanda also provides links to the sources she used for the ingredients in the lip moisturizer.  This is another recipe that woulld make a GREAT […]

Homemade Reusable Disinfecting Wipes – All Natural

Don’t forget to Like Herbs and Oils Hub on Facebook so you’ll get notified every time we find a great new post about Herbs, Essential Oils, Spices, Natural Remedies and Natural Living. This is a great recipe by Sara of My Merry Messy Life.  Commercial disinfecting wipes have a Lot of chemicals in them.  Sara […]

How to Make Organic Herbal Soap Using Soapwort

Soapwort is a perennial herb that has been used for making soap since the Renaissance.  Soapwort soap is good for washing tablecloths, delicate fabrics and general cleaning.  Soapwort Shampoo is great if your hair needs a gentle shampoo. In this post the Herb Gardener shared 2 soapwort recipes she got from her Godmother.  There are […]

DIY Herbal Honey Cough Drops

Many people are increasingly leery of using commercial cough drops because of the chemicals and unfamiliar ingredients they contain. The advantage of  herbal honey cough drops is that they are easy to make and use natural, healthy ingredients.  They also soothe your throat and give your body a boost when it’s weakened by fighting a […]

How To Stretch Your Shampoo & Make Your Own Hair Gel

Don’t forget to Like Herbs and Oils Hub on Facebook so you’ll get notified every time we find a great new post about Herbs, Essential Oils, Spices, Natural Remedies and Natural Living. Jillee starts this post with the question “By a raise of hands….who here has added water to their shampoo bottle to make it […]

How to Make Herbal Tinctures (Video Tutorial)

This video by John Gallagher of Mountain Rose Herbs shows you step-by-step how to make an herbal tincture.  In this tutorial John makes an alcohol-based Valerian tincture. Valerian is a calming herb that helps people with insomnia or hyperactivity. The alcohol extracts and preserves many of the medicinal properties of the Valerian. Tinctures take several […]

5 Ways to Make Drinking Water More Exciting

Don’t forget to Like Herbs and Oils Hub on Facebook so you’ll get notified every time we find a great new post about Herbs, Essential Oils, Spices, Natural Remedies and Natural Living. Water is key to good health.  But as this post points out, water can also be very boring to drink.  I’ve found that […]

Homemade Natural Hand Sanitizer for the Flu Season

Don’t forget to Like Herbs and Oils Hub on Facebook so you’ll get notified every time we find a great new post about Herbs, Essential Oils, Spices, Natural Remedies and Natural Living. Brannan S at the Untrained Housewife is a really entertaining writer. As she points out, commercial hand sanitizers are basically stinky. So she […]