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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 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 […]

13 Cleaning and Body Care Recipes Using Essential Oils

Sara at My Merry Messy Life has developed some amazing natural recipes that use essential oils.  In this post she assembles her best and most popular essential oils recipes.  This is actually a treasure trove of recipes!  You’ll get the following 13 recipes: For the Body:     Homemade Lip Balm Recipe – All-Natural Clove and […]

Poor Man’s List of Essential Oils ~ 4 Esssential Oils That Save Money!

Some essential oils can be expensive.  This is because it often takes a lot of individual plants to produce a small amount of essential oil.  Also some oils are fantastically popular. So Rebecca of Camp Wander decided to provide  some less-expensive essential oils that you can  substitute for the more expensive essential oils or essential […]

How to Make Herb Infused Oils

This is a jam-packed article on the different methods to make herb infused oils. Very well-written.  It was written and posted by the Herbal Academy of New England. Herb infused oils can be used in cooking or in bath or skin products. For example, Rosemary has both culinary and medicinal uses.  Calendula, plantain, chickweed, chamomile, […]

Homemade Sea Spray For Your Skin

Katie of Wellness Mama developed this recipe for a sea spray that is nourishing for the skin.  Sea salt and salt water have been used in beauty recipes and treatments for a long time. Katie’s sea spray recipe  uses salt water and other ingredients to produce a spray that is refreshing. Using salt on the […]

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 […]

15 Surprising Uses For Eggshells

After you read this article, you’ll never look at eggshells in the same way again. Among the other facts about eggs that I learned in this post by Jillee of One Good Thing, is what causes the color of an egg shell to be white or brown.  I won’t give away the secret but it’s […]

Homemade Rosemary, Lavender & Apple Cider Vinegar Hair Rinse

This is a recipe by Rebecca of Camp Wander for a Homemade Rosemary, Lavender & Apple Cider Vinegar  hair rinse.  It makes hair thicker and softer. Rosemary cleanses and nourishes hair and encourages growth Lavender enhances the properties of rosemary and promotes hair growth Apple Cider Vinegar balances the pH of scalp and hair and […]

How to Make an Organic Cellulite Spritz

Rebecca of Camp Wander shares her recipe for an Organic Cellulite Spritz or Spray.  This is a mixture of just 2 ingredients that fight cellulite.  The spray is full of skin smoothing and tightening ingredients. Among the many benefits of Grapefruit Essential Oil, it  reduces toxins in the body thereby reducing the chance of more […]