How to Make Pain Relief Lotion Bars

This is a recipe by Wellness Mama for pain relief lotion bars.  Use these lotion bars if you have sore muscles after working in the garden,  muscle aches after a workout at the gym or sore muscles in general.   The bars contain coconut oil, peppermint oil, arnica oil, menthol and other ingredients.  Easy to make […]

Homemade Rose Face & Body Cream Recipe

I’m a big fan of the Nerdy Farmwife’s recipes.  Jan crafts recipes that are creative and easy to follow.  This is a recipe for a rose face and body cream.  It’s a wonderful, pink, aromatic cream.  One thing I like about this recipe is that Jan shares tips about different oils you can use, the […]

How to Make Herbal Tinctures

An herbal  tincture is a concentrated liquid form of an herb.  A tincture concentrates all of the properties of the herb so that they’re more effective.  They also last longer. Katie at is an expert at making tinctures.   In this post she shares general instructions on how to make a tincture.  She uses an […]

Homemade Amish Cough Syrup Recipe

Heidi first posted the recipe a few years ago. It’s a homemade recipe for cough syrup that was given to her by an Amish friend. The recipe contains honey, blackberry brandy, peppermint schnapps and some other ingredients.  Frankly my first thought was “The Amish drink?”  Well after a little research it appears that it depends […]

DIY Palette Herb Garden

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, Spices, Natural Remedies and Natural Living. This is another creative way to have a backyard herb garden.  I love the nice, clean look and the wonderful color contrast the […]

Rosa Rugosa Soap Recipe (Palm Free)

In Spring when the roses bloom one of the things that the Nerdy Farmwife makes is Rosa Rugosa soap.  She shares her recipe in this post.  If you don’t have fresh rose petals available, she cautions to avoid roses from the florist or grocery store.   It’s likely they’ve been treated with pesticides. You’ll need […]

6 Brilliant Hacks for Hard to Open Things

I really enjoyed this post and the video!  The video demonstrates very cool ways to open 6 hard to open items. A couple of these are pure genius.  You’ll learn how to: Open those ridiculous clam shell plastic packages that seemed designed to never open (Genius!) Open pickle jars and other jars easily Open that […]

DIY-Spray Paint Glass Decanters For Home Decor

I selected this DIY post by Kathy of Petticoat Junktion,  because it’s a creative way to reuse old decanters and give them a new lease on life.  They make great vases for flowers from your garden, and can be used either inside or outside on a porch or deck.  If you don’t have glass decanters like this […]

Homemade Freezer Smoothie Packs

I thought this was a great idea.  Jazmin of Frugality Gal prepares packets of sliced fruit and yogurt and then freezes them.  The packets are in small freezer bags. When she wants to make a smoothie she’ll pulse some oats in a magic bullet or blender.  The she’ll dump in one of the packets of […]

How to Make Herbal Sachets

In this post, Molly explains how to make homemade herbal sachets. These are pretty cloth bags willed with the herbs of your choice. The sachets are easy to make and would be wonderful gifts for the special people in your life. There aren’t any directions on how to make the bags but you can get […]