• How to Create and Customize Your Own Herbal Salve Recipe

    May 28, 2011

    Herbal Salves are great products to keep in your medicine chest. Whether you buy them or make them yourself, they work because of the medicinal properties of the herbs and botanicals used to create the product. Salves can be used routinely year round to treat minor skin damage, burns, bruises, rashes, and even sprains. If…

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  • Thyme and Fennel Seed Cleanser

    March 12, 2009

    Recipe compliments of Spa Index. Fennel has been used throughout history as an aid to digestion or as a slight diuretic. As an infusion, fennel seeds can be gently cleansing and toning for the skin, and they can help reduce puffiness and superficial irritation. Thyme, which is used in antiseptic preparations, is a good astringent.…

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  • Chamomile Cold Process Soap Recipe

    March 12, 2009

    © Rebecca D. Dillon Ingredients: 14 oz. canola oil 15.5 oz. chamomile infused olive oil (Read how to make an infusion.) 1 lb. 10 oz. coconut oil 13 oz. palm oil 4 oz. rice bran oil 10.5 oz. lye 22 oz. distilled water 1/2 cup strong chamomile tea 2 oz. organic chamomile buds Instructions: Follow…

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  • Kick the stink! Handmade Natural Deodorant Recipes for a Sniff Worthy You.

    March 12, 2009

    Kick the stink with your own natural deodorant bars. Here are a few recipes you can try. You can purchase ingredients for these projects at Mountain Rose Herbs. Natural Deodorant Stick Ingredients: 1/2 cup cocoa butter 1 cup coconut oil 2 tbsp thyme 2 tbsp rosemary 9 oz. beeswax 1 Tbsp tea tree oil 2…

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