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pH Balancers Use this cleansing, restoring rinse after your regular cleansing or after any or all of the skin treatments on this page. Apply with clean sterile cotton balls or gauze or simply splash on, being careful to avoid your eyes: Basic Balancer 3 cups distilled water 1/3 cups apple cider vinegar Combine water and […]
For tired muscles: pine, juniper, thyme, lavender, rosemary For relief from depression: rose, geranium, lavender, patchouli For stress relief: lemon balm, rose, jasmine, sage, lavender For stimulation: basil, bay leaf, citronella, oregeno, lemon verbana For relaxation: catnip, chamomile, rose petals For oily skin: mint, witch hazel, yarrow, rosemary, lemon verbena or lemon grass For dry […]
When it concerns the body, veins play an important function. But what comprises the role of those veins that we start to see through the skin when we become older? Let’s have a look at varicose veins and spider veins. Veins The purpose of veins is to bring back blood from the extremities to the […]
Sometimes our little ones get a boo boo, and the fear from their injury is far greater than the boo boo itself. For these times when your little precious one is crying hard but the boo boo is minor, have him/her help you make this easy recipe. It gets them involved in learning first aid, […]
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 […]
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! Ingredients: * 2 drops Fennel * 3 drops Peppermint Blend the oils together with one teaspoon of carrier oil. Massage both the lower and upper abdoment, massaging in a […]
* Sandalwood 4 drops * Chamomile 4 drops * Lavender 4 drops * Lemon 3 drops * Massage Oil 1 teaspoon (5ml) As you prepare your bath, close the window and door to prevent the oil vapors from escaping. Fill the bathtub with warm/hot water. To soften your skin and remove impurities, dissolve 1 cup […]
Color. We delight in a rainbow, sigh at a sunset, and luxuriate in the rich colors of our homes, clothes, and special spaces. Our eyes gravitate towards saturated color like moths to the light. No coincidence, considering the entire spectrum of colors is derived from light. And no surprise, really, that seeing, wearing or being […]
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! The warm compress that most doctors recommend to heal sties can be made more effective if you soak the compress in a solution containing the herb eyebright (Euphrasia officinalis). […]
Literally, a rash means the growth of some red bumps on your skin caused by irritation to the skin. As the effect, the skin may become swollen, itchy and bumpy. Generally, skin rashes are not contagious and are triggered by external material such as dust, food, dry air, animal dander, certain fabrics and many more. […]