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Headache Tea

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! 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 […]

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Making, Using a Healing Poultice

Herbal poultices were relied on in our grandparent’s day to ward off more life threatening afflictions like pleurisy, bronchitis and pneumonia. An old stand-by was the mustard poultice which was thought to “burn out” a pulmonary infection. The 1867 British Pharmacopoeia lists the instructions for making a Cataplasm sinapsis or poultice. Two and a half […]

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Herbal Eye Pillow Blends

Ingredients: * Relaxing – Lavender, Lemon Balm, Chamomile, Rosemary * Headache – Lavender, Peppermint, Rosemary * Sinus – Eucalyptus, Peppermint, Spearmint, Lavender 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! Directions Be creative – consider using essential […]

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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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Ease Stress and Muscle Pain

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! Try the following combination of essential oils in a warm (not hot) bath to ease stress and muscle pain: * 3 drops Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) * 2 drops Petitgrain […]

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