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Archives for June 2013

22 Great Ways to Use Apple Cider Vinegar

There are so many different ways to use apple cider vinegar: beauty recipes, cleaning recipes, health remedies and more. In this post  Denise of Denise in Bloom discusses 22 different uses for Apple Cider Vinegar.  The neat thing is she provides little recipes for each use.  For example, Apple Cider Vinegar can be used as […]

Cool Off with 12 Refreshing and Seasonal Cucumber Recipes

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. Next to homegrown garden tomatoes, my family and I love cucumbers.  They are refreshing and smell like summer.  I use them in salads […]

Homemade Non-Toxic Toilet Bowl Cleaner Recipe

This is a non-toxic, natural toilet bowl cleaner by Sara of My Merry Messy Life. One ingredient makes everything clean and shiny.  Another ingredient provides scrubbing power.  And essential oils add a wonderful scent. I really like nice, simple, natural recipes.    Click the Homemade Non-Toxic Toilet Bowl Cleaner Recipe link to see this super […]

How To Grow Vegetables in the Shade

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. If your garden is in a shady area you know that certain vegeatbles like tomatoes and squash won’t grow well.  Howver, there are […]

Give Up Toxic Dryer Sheets and Make Your Own Dryer Balls

Commercial fabric softeners and dryer sheets contain a number of scary toxins.  Lacy of Organic Authority documents 9 different toxins and their adverse health effects. She then shares a short tutorial on how to make a homemade, scented, dryer ball that fluffs clothes, eliminates static, and smells good.  They are very, very easy to make.  […]

How to Make an Herbal Mosquito Repellent

Mountain Rose Herbs Blog shared recipes for a couple of different herbal mosquito repellents.  The first recipe  is a flower water-based spray, and the second recipe uses oil so it lasts longer.  The post also includes a recipe for a Sunburn Relief Spray. Both of the repellents rely on Catnip (hydrosol or oil)  to repel […]

11 Natural Recipes that Use Aloe Vera

This is a post from the InspireLearnLive site  called “11 Aloe Vera Immortality Ideas.” It’s packed with different natural ways to use for Aloe Vera.  These are very useful recipes.  For each use there’s a link to a recipe. Included are recipes for: Aloe Vera & Coconut Moisturizer Aloe Vera & Papaya Hair Mask Aloe […]

DIY Natural Cleaners – 7 Easy Recipes to Help You Clean Everything from Windows to Grout

I selected this post by Christy of  Common Sense Home because it includes the primary cleaners I use the most frequently.  The ingredients are natural and the recipes are really easy to prepare. This is the only post on cleaners that I’ve seen in a while that includes a Tile and Grout cleaner. You’ll find […]

Top 10 Toxins in Your Home, Room by Room

If you’d like to move toward a more natural way of life this article can help you.  Lacy of Organic Authority goes through each room of the house and identifies the worst commercial toxins.  Even better, she offers natural alternatives.  One of the real eye openers are the risks posed by using commercial scented candles. […]

How to Make Thyme Aloe-Apple Facial Toner for Acne

  – This is a recipe for a Thyme-Aloe-Apple Facial Toner for Acne by Lola Zabeth.  It’s an interesting post. Bacteria causes acne.  In a recent study thyme was more effective in killing bacteria – even more effective than benzoyl peroxide. So thyme is an excellent choice for an acne remedy. In addition to thyme, […]