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Archives for April 2013

Homemade All Natural Perfume with Essential Oils

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. – Sara of My Merry Messy Life has a terrific post on making Homemade All Natural Perfume using essential oils. Commercial perfumes contain […]

How to Make an Herbal Hair Balm (Recipe)

This is an easy-to-make, all-natural hair balm by Andrea of Frugally Sustainable.  It’s a great treatment for  split ends, dry, brittle hair and frizzy hair. The recipe uses herbs, essential oils, Shea butter and more.  One of the oils is Sesame seed oil which strengthens the hair shaft and nourishes the scalp. The recipe also […]

11 Different Ways To Use Lemon Essential Oil

  Lemon Oil has a wonderful, clean, citrus scent that’s energizing and uplifting.    Lemon oil has many properties:  antibacterial, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antirheumatic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, astringent,  digestive, diuretic, laxative and sedative. Lemon Oil is used to address a variety of health issues.  Lemon oil also has many cleaning applications. In this post Ashley of MindBodyGreen […]

Chia Seed Bubble Tea Recipe

Traditional Bubble Tea is made with sweetened milk tea and  tapioca pearls which are small, chewy tapioca balls.   Bubble Tea originated in Taiwan in the 1980’s.  Traditional bubble tea  isn’t very healthy.   Tapioca pearls are starchy and the milk tea is usually sweetened.  So traditional bubble tea has anywhere from 400 to 10,000 calories […]

Homemade Dandelion Salve Recipe

This is The Nerdy Farm Wife’s recipe for Dandelion Salve.  Dandelions are somewhat maligned.  Many people think of them as weeds.  However, they are used in medicinal preparations, cosmetic preparations and for consumption as tea, wine and even beer! Dandelion salve is helpful in treating: Sore muscles Achy & arthritic joints Rough, chapped skin Dandelion […]

Aromatherapy to Treat PMS & Hot Flashes ~ For Women Only

This is an interesting post by Donna of UntrainedHousewife.  She discusses the best use of essential oils when you are experiencing either PMS or hot flashes. First, stress and eating foods with sugar or caffeine can make your hormones fluctuate.  This  can make you feel worse during your monthly cycle or when experiencing hot flashes. […]

17 Beauty Uses for Coconut Oil (Infographic)

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. – There are so many different ways you can use coconut oil as a beauty aid.  However, sometimes it’s hard to remember all […]

Make Your Own Garden Potting Bench

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 homemade, rustic potting bench made from wooden pallets.  I love the rustic look!  The project is from Better Homes and […]

How to Make Homemade Butter ~ Smooth Like Butta Baby

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. – In the old days farm women would put raw milk or cream into a wooden churn and move a wooden staff up […]

How to Make Lemon Poppyseed Soap (Recipe)

Salt and sugar are used quite a bit in homemade products for exfoliation.  However, David of CandleAndSoap tries something more creative.  He uses poppy seeds for exfoliation in this soap recipe.   They are “scrubby” but not “scratchy.”  🙂 David uses a mixture of essential oils that are “bright and citrusy, and a little bit woodsy, […]