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Archives for October 2013

Shrub Recipe ~ Rum Infused with Autumn Spices

Shrub is an amber liqueur made of rum, sugar, citrus and spices.  It has the consistency of a very light syrup.  It’s popular in parts of England and areas of the U.S. I found this recipe on Lovely Greens.  This is Tanya’s recipe for homemade  Rum Shrub.  She explains how to make a rum infused […]

22 Natural Sore Throat Remedies to Help Soothe the Pain

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, DIY Projects, Spices, Natural Remedies and Natural Living. Sore throats are terrible. They make it difficult to swallow.  You don’t want to eat because of the pain. It’s just […]

Lavender Infused Lemon Drop Cocktail Recipe

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, DIY Projects, Spices, Natural Remedies and Natural Living. This is a recipe for a lavender-infused Lemon Drop by Chris on the Dan 330 site.  It’s a creative alcoholic drink. […]

How To Make A Perfect Smoothie Every Time

Smoothies are delicious, filling, hydrating, and full of vitamins and minerals.  It’s also so easy to make a healthy breakfast smoothie to give you a good start to your day. Or a midday smoothie ti give you extra energy. This is an article by Danielle of MindBodyGreen. She shares 5 steps in making the perfect […]

How to Make a Vanilla Chai Sugar Scrub

This is a recipe by Betsy of DIY Natural for a Vanilla Chai Sugar Scrub. It’ a wonderful mixture of chai tea, several sugars, cinnamon and several other ingredients.  Betsy explains how to blend and use the sugar scrub.  She also explains the best way to store the scrub.  Very nice recipe. Click the How […]

How to Make Homemade Cottage Room Spray

When I was a little kid we drove north to Wisconsin to visit relatives almost every summer.  The drive took us into the country.  Corn fields, lakes, horses, cows.  It was always an adventure. At some point the sweet scent of clover would fill the car. It was the smell of summer for me. To […]

How to Make Whipped DIY Vapor Rub for Chest Congestion

Nina of DIY Natural comes up with the best, natural homemade products!  This is a recipe for homemade vapor rub. It’s whipped and creamy. It really has the consistency of  body butter and soaks nicely into the skin. Commercial vapor rubs are petroleum based and also use other synthetic ingredients that are not healthy.  In […]

10 Anti-aging Ingredients to Add to Your Morning Smoothie

I like smoothies because they are a quick and easy way to combine healthy and tasty ingredients.  You can have a healthy breakfast every morning without cooking a thing.  Lindsay of My Thirty Spot shares 10 different anti-aging ingredients that you can add to your smoothies for an additional, healthy boost. She explains the health […]

Herbs for Beginners – Information, Links & Recipes

This is an excellent article if you are new to herbs.  It’s jam-packed with useful information and links. Kate of Modern Alternative Mama shares: 7 safe herbs with some interesting information 6 commonly used and mostly safe herbs What to Do with Herbs 12 articles about different things you can do with herbs 6 herbal […]

15 Nourishing Soup Recipes for the Cold and Flu Season

  Nothing chases away the chill of Autumn and Winter like a nice steaming bowl of homemade soup.  This is an article by Erin Odom, Contributing Writer to Stephanie’s Keeper of the Home site.  She shares links to 15 hearty soups that are perfect  for cold and flu season.  The recipes I looked at were […]