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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 […]

5 Essential Medicinal Herbs For Spring

Spring is just around the corner (Really!) and it will be time for many of us to work around the house ~ both inside and outside.  After raking, cleaning windows and starting gardens you can end up with wounds, scrapes, scratches, allergies and more.   Andrea of Frugally Sustainable LOVES herbs.  And she has compiled a […]

How to Make the Best Body Butter

I think body butters are wonderful all year long.  This is a nourishing body butter recipe by Amanda of Natural Living Mamma.  It works for any time of the year, but is especially good when the weather is dry. It’s a favorite of mine. Amanda uses an herb-infused oil which is different from some other body […]

How to Make a Cayenne-Infused Muscle Rub

This muscle pain reliever by Heather of Mommypotamus relieves the pain of achy muscles, arthritis, menstrual cramps, nerve pain and more.  How does it work?  Well we have a peptide in our body called Substance P.  Among other things, Substance P transmits pain signals from the nerves to the central nervous system. One of the […]

How to Make Homemade Sparkling Rose Petal Wine

This is a recipe for homemade sparkling rose petal wine by Ariana of And Here We are.  You can use dried or fresh rose petals.  If you use fresh roses make sure they haven’t  been sprayed.  The recipe uses sugar, cardamom, and other ingredients. In order to make this wine you’ll need some very basic […]

How to Make a Multivitamin Tincture (Recipe)

Katie at Wellness Mama developed this multi-vitamin tincture recipe.  It’s an herbal tincture made with certain high-nutrient herbs to create a liquid multi-vitamin. It  can be used by children or adults.  Katie has a separate recipe for use during pregnancy. The tincture is more concentrated. so you only need a  tiny amount to get a […]