Aromatherapy is very common and has been practiced for a very long time. Using aromatherapy goes much farther than simply making your bathroom smell like lavender. In this post I share some of the basics of aromatherapy and its practical applications on the homestead.
We usually order a full cow every 12-15 months, and when we do, we order “everything but the moo”. If I could figure out how to fix “moo”, I would get that as well. The butchers are awesome enough to allow us to get all of the fat off the cow, turning into a years […]
Essential oils can be a wonderful way of supporting your child’s health, happiness and well-being. Essential oils can be very therapeutic and nurturing to both your child and you, the caregiver. Essential oils are used externally (on the outside of the body) in your child’s bath, body lotions, oils, creams, gels, compresses, foot baths, or […]
We have been using essential oils for years. I’m actually a late-bloomer compared to Sabrina who has been using them since she was in her teens! We’ve tried all the brands and have completely rearranged our medicine cabinets over the years. For those of you who want to start using essential oils, but don’t know […]
Not just a Pretty Flower – Lavender Essential Oil does more than just Smell Nice I love the smell of lavender. Who doesn’t? It’s in my laundry soap, fabric softener, body wash, hand soap, air freshener – it’s all over my house. But, I learned something recently: That’s not real lavender. I bought a lavender […]
Here’s an easy salt scrub recipe you can do at home in a few minutes and for very little money. It takes a couple of minutes to mix the ingredients, and then you just need approximately ten minutes to massage the salt scrub on your body and rinse it off in the shower. Treating yourself […]