A lot of bath products contain chemicals we don’t want or need on our bodies–though I don’t go into all of the chemicals we find in commercial bath products, I share how I make a simple salt bath blend with essential oils and flowers, yes, flowers, for a relaxing, soothing detox. It’s seriously so easy […]
Summer is almost here! And I’m one of those homesteaders who uses essential oils all the time. Really, like several times a day. But did you know that there are some essential oils that make your skin more sensitive to the sun? Yes! If you’re not careful they can actually burn you. So here is […]
Did you know that you can use essential oils instead of chemical pesticides and herbicides to control pests in your garden? You can! Read about what essential oils repel ants, slugs, aphids, and more, PLUS a recipe for a natural garden spray.
We recently saved some bees from my parent’s house–and we obviously got some stings. Here are six essential oils to care for your bee stings naturally:
Essential oils aren’t just a cool fad…I mean they are, but they’ve also been used for mental, physical, and spiritual support for like, ever. The thing about oils is that you use small amounts throughout the day or week to help keep your body together–you don’t wait until you break to start using oil (though […]
Spring is here and with that means the coming of bugs. Even though there is a one-size fits all approach to bug repellents, there shouldn’t be. Some bugs are attracted to certain scents when others are not. Though you’re fighting off one bug you may be attracting another. Regardless of how you feel about bugs […]