When I first started out using essential oils many years ago, I really didn’t give Frankincense much thought. And isn’t that the way with things we know very little about? Speaking for myself, sometimes I get stuck in a rut. For example, years ago as a beginning dabbler in essential oils, I used to use […]
This recipe is for a portable body butter. It’s great for throwing in your purse or taking on vacation. It’s also super easy to apply. Shea butter is a great moisturizer, skin smoother and it even has anti-inflammatory benefits. This recipe uses 100% natural ingredients you can feel good about. With a blend of natural […]
Lavender, or Lavendula augustifolia, is one of my favorite herbs of all time. It comes from the Latin word, meaning “to wash” and has enjoyed a reputation of being an important ingredient in bathing rituals in ancient Rome. Modern day uses include it being used in luxurious bath and body ingredients, or taking advantage of […]
Essential oil bottles are so beautiful and functional, I really hate throwing them away! I also find myself wishing I had an extra bottle of lavender and cedarwood by my bed, frankincense in my bathroom and lemon by my cutting board. Guess what? It’s easy to split up oils and have them in every room […]
Make your own dishwasher powder from safer, common ingredients and essential oils.
If I were to venture a guess, I’d say that lavender is one of the most well known and admired herbs. It can be more picky to grow than some of the other herbs which we’ve covered in this series, but it’s still an easy keeper and its benefits are countless.