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Falling Stars Perfume Blend

Easy to make and truly inspired, our Falling Star Perfume recipe is soon to become your favorite. Catch your falling star. Ingredients: * 2 cups distilled water * 3 tablespoons vodka * 5 drops lavender essential/fragrance oil * 10 drops chamomile essential/fragrance oil * 10 drops valerian essential oil Get your dried, organic herbs, organic […]

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Homemade Non-Toxic Paint Recipes for Little Ones

Kids love to paint and be creative. But, parents worry about the mess, fuss and their kids deciding to eat the paint. You can rest easy with a recipe for non-toxic paint. When it’s time for the kids to do some activities, don’t be afraid to introduce them to the art of painting. Finger painting […]

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How to Freeze Fruits and Vegetables

Fresh fruits and vegetables have more nutrition than canned. But, many don’t buy them because they spoil before you have time to use them. Here are some tips for freezing foods to enjoy later. Fresh produce has its season throughout the year. But, many like to enjoy their favorite fruits and vegetables when they are […]

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Sinus Headache Bath Salts

* 2-3 cups epsom salts (or salts of your choice) * 1/3 cup peppermint * 1/3 cup spearmint * 40 drops peppermint eo * 20 drops eucalyptus eo 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! I […]

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Skin-Smoothing Body Scrubs (Recipes)

Skin-smoothing or exfoliating body scrubs can sure be expensive, and there are concerns that they contain harmful chemicals such as dyes, colors and fragrances. Why not make your own? They may be a lot healthier, and they’re certainly cheaper. Here are some recipes for skin-smoothing body scrubs. Natural Recipes for Body Scrubs: 1. From the […]

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How to Make a Cucumber Avocado Facial Mask

* 1 cup chopped cucumber * 1 cup chopped avocado * 1 egg white * 2 tsp. powdered milk In a blender combine all of the ingredients until they form a smooth, paste-like consistency. You can apply the mask immediately or refrigerate it for 30 minutes. Apply 2 tablespoons of the cucumber avocado mask to […]

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Balm of Gilead Salve

Place 1 ounce of the buds in 1 pint of hot olive oil and allow to simmer, covered, 3 hours. Strain and add 1 and a half ounces of beeswax and a half Tsp of tincture of benzion to the strained mixture. Test for consistency and place in sterile jar. This is a good salve […]

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Healing Herb Salve

* 1 oz dried comfrey leaves * 1 oz dried calendula flowers * 2 cups olive oil * 1 oz pure beeswax * 4 drops tea tree * 4 drops lavender essential oils * 1 400 vit E Get your dried, organic herbs, organic essential oils, bulk spices, loose leaf organic teas and aromatherapy supplies […]

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Elderflower Water for Acne

This is good for blemished skin You will need the following; * 1 large handfull of elderflowers * 2 cups (16fl oz.) boiling water 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! Rinse the elderflowers, then put […]

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How to Banish Headaches With Herbs, Oils

Headache Tea Pour 2 cups boiling water over 3 tablespoons dried primrose flowers and leaves. Let stand, covered, about 15 minutes. Strain and sweeten. Drink warm or hot. Use 1 heaping Tsp of dried chamomile flowers for each cup of boiling water. Steep 10 minutes. Strain and sweeten with honey. Hangover Compress: * 1 d. […]

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Oil Blend For When You Have a Cold

2 drops lavender 2 drops rosemary 2 drops eucalyptus 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! Add the essential oils to 2 teaspoons milk or cream. Pour into a warm (not hot) bath and soak for […]

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