Awesome Book Alert: EveryDay Roots 215+ Home Remedies, Natural Beauty Recipes and DIY Household Products

This is my favorite herbal remedies book. Period. Claire owns and operates the highly regarded EveryDay Roots website.  I have featured many of Claire’s natural health, beauty, cleaning and DIY articles over the past year because her recipes are always well-researched and creative. Claire never stops at explaining HOW to make a remedy. She explains the […]

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 […]

The Ultimate Homemade Anti Aging Serum Recipe

Homemade skin care products that are made from organic ingredients and natural oils are often just as effective as expensive commercial creams and serums.  This is a recipe for a homemade, anti aging serum by Meital of Natural Alternative Therapies. The recipe uses a variety of carrier oils and essential oils that you mix together […]

7 Amazing Healing Properties of Nutmeg

Nutmeg has a wonderful scent.  It’s also very healthy.  It’s  loaded with vitamins, calcium, magnesium, potassium and more. Did you know nutmeg is an aphrodisiac?  I didn’t either.  In this post on LA Healthy Living-All Things Natural, the author shares the 7 amazing healing properties of nutmeg. You’ll learn in detail how nutmeg can help […]

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 […]

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 […]

Recipe for Argan Serum for Mature Skin

Marie of HumbleBee & Me developed an essential oils blend for mature skin.  It includes argan oil which is wonderful for the skin, South African chamomile essential oil, and another  essential oil that is considered one of the best oils to enhance the appearance of mature skin. The recipe is very simple.  Use just a […]

20 Ways To Use Orange Essential Oil

Orange oil has a wonderful, fresh, summery scent.  It’s a very versatile oil that can be used in food recipes, cleaning recipes, and medical recipes. Denise details 20 different ways to use Orange Essential Oil.  You can use it for the following applications: Beauty Health Bath Relaxation Skin care Anti-aging Food recipes Insect Repellent Sleep […]

Essential Oils for Different Skin Types

It’s really easy to make your own essential oil blend.  All you have to do is select a base or carrier oil and then add one or more essential oils and blend. In this article on the Untrained Housewife site, SatuR lists a nice variety of essential oils  by  skin type.  This will help you […]

3 Little Known Anti Aging Herbs and Remedies You Have to Know About

This is a short overview of 3 herbs and their benefits to skin care and anti aging. There’s one that I had not heard of before. If you don’t have a local grower or source for herbs, check out Mountain Rose Herbs for the herbs mentioned in the article. Click on the 3 Little Known […]