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Natural Care For Burns and Scalds

For teas, the rule of thumb is, one teaspoon of herb per cup of boiling water unless otherwise noted. Unless otherwise noted, steep leaves 5 to 10 minutes in a covered container, twigs, bark and roots, steep 10 to 15 minutes (covered). Aloe Vera – the juice from the leaves is applied directly on the […]

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How to Make First-Aid Antiseptic Balm

Get your dried, organic herbs, organic essential oils, bulk spices, loose leaf organic teas and aromatherapy supplies at the place where we shop – Starwest Botanicals! Use instead of antiseptic ointment, this is far superior! * 2 ounces Beeswax * 3 ounces Sweet Almond Oil * 1 ounce Jojoba Oil * 20 drops Wheatgerm Oil […]

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Blends for those Pesky Tiny Insect Bites

Get your dried, organic herbs, organic essential oils, bulk spices, loose leaf organic teas and aromatherapy supplies at the place where we shop – Starwest Botanicals! Gnats and Midges Bites Dilute 3 drops of Thyme in 1 teaspoon of cider vinegar or lemon juice and apply to the bites. This should stop the irritation. Or […]

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Essential Oil Blend For Bruises

Get your dried, organic herbs, organic essential oils, bulk spices, loose leaf organic teas and aromatherapy supplies at the place where we shop – Starwest Botanicals! * 2 d. lavender oil * 2 d. fennel oil: in cold water. Wring out a cloth in the water and apply as a cold compress to affected area.

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Essential Oils For Insect Stings

Get your dried, organic herbs, organic essential oils, bulk spices, loose leaf organic teas and aromatherapy supplies at the place where we shop – Starwest Botanicals! Bee Stings Bee stings are painful and may cause fever and headaches; an allergic reaction can further cause swelling, redness, and rash. Try to remove the sting and apply […]

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Oil Blend For Insect Bites

Get your dried, organic herbs, organic essential oils, bulk spices, loose leaf organic teas and aromatherapy supplies at the place where we shop – Starwest Botanicals! * 1 tbsp. Aloe Vera * 5 d. chamomile oil. Apply to affected area until skin no longer itches.

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Bruise Blends

Get your dried, organic herbs, organic essential oils, bulk spices, loose leaf organic teas and aromatherapy supplies at the place where we shop – Starwest Botanicals! * 13ml Arnica infused oil * 5 drops Lavender oil * 3 drops Geranium oil or * 13ml Arnica infused oil * 5 drops Fennel oil * 3 drops […]

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Oil Blend for Sprains

Get your dried, organic herbs, organic essential oils, bulk spices, loose leaf organic teas and aromatherapy supplies at the place where we shop – Starwest Botanicals! Massage the following formula into the sprained area. Several applications may be necessary throughout the day, until the painful area feels better. * Chamomile 5 drops * Peppermint 5 […]

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