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28 Apple Cider Vinegar Remedies

O.k. so this is a post about Apple Cider Vinegar remedies.  And I can just hear some of you asking “Why is there a picture of a chicken?”  Frankly, I asked the same question.  It turns out that if you add a few tablespoons of apple cider vinegar to chicken feed (it’s called a sour […]

How to Make Herbal Liniments

Herbal liniments are easy to make and provide relief for a variety of pain, cuts, wounds, muscle aches, arthritis, rheumatism, sprains and more. Mountain Rose Herb Blog shares recipes for two herbal liniments: Basic Herbal Liniment This is a recipe for a basic herbal liniment.  There’s a list of 20 popular herbs you can select […]

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 […]

Strawberries Stuffed with Honey-Lavender Cream Cheese (Recipe)

Anyone who has read this blog for a while knows I like recipes that include lavender. This is a honey lavender cream cheese recipe by Jerry James Stone .  He uses it to stuff fresh strawberries. The recipe includes step-by-step instructions and photos. If you click the Watch the Video button, you’ll see a video […]

Aromatherapy Blend and Rub for Coughs and Congestion

This is Katie’s homemade recipe for an essential oil blend and balm to treat coughs and congestion (similar to Vicks VapoRub). The blend uses 4 different essential oils that have a variety of helpful properties: decongestant, expectorant, anti-inflammatory, fever reducer, immune system stimulation, antibacterial and more. Once you make this blend of oils, you can […]

How to Make Homemade Violet Soda

I just had to share this recipe because it’s somewhat unique.  There are a variety of Lavender Syrup recipes out there but this is a recipe for Homemade Violet Syrup and Soda.  Violets contain vitamin C and have a variety of health benefits:  restful sleep, cure headaches and stop coughs. Lisa of Fresh Eggs Daily […]

How to Make Lavender Syrup (Recipe)

This is a really simple recipe by theHerbGardener for lavender syrup. Lavender syrup is especially good when added to hot or cold tea.  It adds a sweetness and light floral aroma.  You can also experiment using it in other drinks including alcoholic beverages. TheHerbGardener has a great ice cube tip too.  Click the How to […]

How to Make Lemon Thyme Herbal Disinfecting Spray

  This is a natural lemon thyme disinfecting spray by Andrea of Frugally Sustainable.  It works well in the kitchen, or the bathroom.  The recipe uses fresh lemons and thyme, essential oils, and other ingredients. Very simple and refreshing! Click on the How to Make Lemon Thyme Herbal Disinfecting Spray link below to see Andrea’s […]

DIY Solar-Powered Mason Jar Luminaries (Sun Jars)

Mason Jar Sun Luminaries are really popular for patio or garden lighting at night. They are also called Sun Jars. I have researched this topic quite a bit. They now have solar lids that you can get for mason jars, but they are $10 for one lid!  A complete mason jar luminary selling in stores […]

8 Detox Water Recipes to Flush Out Toxins

Drinking water every day can flush out a certain amount of toxins from our bodies.  However, adding different fruits, vegetables, or other ingredients can enhance the detoxing effect.  In this post at Bembu.Com, you’ll find 8 different detox water recipes to flush the toxins out of your body.  To see the detailed recipe just click […]