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21 Different Uses for Fresh Basil

Homemade for Elle offers 21 different uses for fresh basil.  They are primarily different food and drink recipes.  I love basil so I was happy to see this post. Here are five of the recipes: Make a Basil Mojito Strawberry Basil Green Tea Popsicles Cantaloupe-Basil Granita Basil Ice Cream Basil and Red Pepper Spread (Excellent!) Click […]

The Ultimate Anti-Aging Skin Care Routine!

  In the past we’ve looked at a number of different approaches to Anti-Aging:   4 Anti-Aging Herbs for Longevity,  Rose Petal Salve Recipes (Anti-Aging) and a Recipe for Argan Serum for Mature Skin.  Today Jillee of One Good Thing shares a number of tips you can follow to prevent premature aging.  She also includes […]

Make Your Own Moroccan Mint Tea

Mint tea is always refreshing in the summer.  But Moroccan Mint Tea is even better.  This recipe by Nancy of  Livin’ In the Green couldn’t be more timely. The recipe uses two different types of tea and is easy to make.  One of the teas is strong and has a sort of smokey honey and […]

Homemade Lavender~Calendula Lip Balm

This is a recipe for a lavender-calendula lip balm.  Jerica of Sustain Create and Flow uses lavender-infused olive oil and calendula-infused olive oil in this recipe.  She provides a link to instructions on how to make infusions. Once the oil is infused the remaining recipe is very easy.  The ingredients that Jerica uses result in […]

How to Make an Epic Healing Salve

This is a recipe for an epic healing salve that uses either broad leaf plantain or narrow leaf plantain.  It soothes the skin, stops the itching of bug bites,  and can be used to treat stings, scratches, bruises, poison ivy and more. Courtney of The Crunchy Delinquent shares her recipe for her Epic Healing Salve.  […]

35 Reasons You Should Never Be Without Vinegar

Gaye of Activepost.com shares an article from Joe at SurvivalLife.com.  Joe has assembled his top 35 uses for vinegar.  In some cases he provides little, mini recipes. Also Gaye shares her recipe for Peppermint Juice, a cleaner for windows, floors, and general surface cleaner. I have used my own version of Peppermint Juice for cleaning […]

14 Creative Ways to Use Ginger

Jan of The Nerdy Farm Wife makes a good point at the beginning of her post.  A lot of times when you find a new herbal recipe or tutorial, you realize it requires one or more difficult-to-find ingredients.  It can be frustrating. So Jan prepared this post about 14 different ways to use Ginger. Ginger […]

How to Make Simple Homemade Syrups

If you like homemade syrup recipes, you’ll find a lot of variety in this post at Healing From Home Remedies.  The sweet syrups can be used on pancakes, waffles, cakes, and ice cream.  You can also experiment with adding the flavored syrups to coffee or tea. In this post you’ll find recipes for: A Simple […]

How to Make an Anti-Aging Calendula-Rosehip Facial Serum

Rosehip Seed Oil is a carrier oil that has amazing skin-healing properties.  It’s often used in anti-aging remedies.  It works well on wrinkles, scars, and dry skin. Shannon uses Calendula which  is often used  in healing ointments for the skin.  This recipe by Shannon also uses another oil that targets dry, wrinkled, and mature skin.  So […]

32 Detox Drinks for Cleansing & Weight Loss (Recipes)

I found a great post on Bembu.Com.  This is a Treasure Trove of  32 different healthy detox drink recipes for cleansing and weight loss.  In the post click on each drink title to see the recipe. I love the Mango Ginger Lemonade. It has a wonderful taste and is actually relaxing. Detoxing Drinks give your […]