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Archives for July 2013

Healthy Instant Oatmeal Packets–for an Easy Hot Breakfast

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. Homemade instant oatmeal packets are really convenient.  You make the oatmeal packets in advance, which is really a snap.  Then you can grab […]

Homemade Sage & Thyme Cough Syrup with Honey and Brandy

This is a  recipe from the Beavercreek Backyard Farm for a really effective homemade  cough syrup.  The ingredients calm coughing spasms, treat coughs, and soothe sore throats. This cough syrup is made with honey, fresh sage and thyme leaves and brandy.  There are very clear instructions for making this simple home remedy.  You’ll also find […]

How to Make Candied Rose Petals

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. Mindie of The (Mis) Adventures of a Born Again Farm Girl shares her very neat and simple recipe for candied rose petals.  It’s […]

How to Make Rose Honey

This is a very simple recipe by Mindie of The (Mis) Adventures of a Born Again Farm Girl for rose-infused honey.  She explains how to infuse the honey with roses.  I’ve had rose-infused honey in the past and it really is a treat. Mindie  recommends using locally-grown honey if possible.  Also, please don’t use roses that […]

30 Homemade, Natural Cold & Flu Remedies

When I first read this post I said “WOW!”  Katie of Girl Meets Nourishment has assembled quite a list of home remedies for colds, sore throats, the flu and more.  Extremely useful source of natural remedies. She first shares her own  recipes for: Simple Peppermint Tea Fresh Ginger Root Tea The Throat Soother Homemade Single-Serving […]

Homemade Bronze Shimmer Stick

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 wonderful recipe for a bronze shimmer stick by Marie of Humblebee & Me.  If you’d like to add color to […]

Add a Bike to Your Garden Just for the Fun of It

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. I thought this was a fun post by Carlene at the  Organized Clutter site.  She shares how she took an old bicycle and […]

Homemade Slimming Body Wraps

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. – You may have seen those body slimming wraps for sale online and in stores.  The idea is to wrap an area of […]

Homemade Lemon Cream Cleaning Spray

I love all things lemon.   This is a different recipe by Marie of Humblebee & Me for a lemon cream cleaning spray. There are just 4 ingredients.  One ingredient  is  a liquid that is distilled from citrus rinds.  Marie provides a source where you can buy this and other ingredients in the recipe.  Very creative […]

How to Make a Flower Pot Fountain

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 terrific tutorial by Marie of The Interior Frugalista.  She wanted a unique fountain for her deck.  She decided to make […]