Adapted from Panty Hose, Hot Peppers, Tea Bags, and More–for the Garden by Yankee Magazine (Rodale Press, 2005). Since ancient times, people have brought live plants into their homes to add beauty, color, and fragrance. These days indoor plant pots have become an interior design statement that can be exorbitantly expensive, if gorgeous. But sometimes […]
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! Room Disinfectant for Aroma Lamp An aroma lamp can be ceramic, marble, glass, or porcelain. It has a small container that is filled with water and is heated by […]
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 […]
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 […]
By Cait Johnson, author of Earth, Water, Fire, and Air When the weather turns warm and sometimes sticky, most of our homes could use a little help smelling and feeling fresh. Clean summery scents can do a lot for us, but we don’t want to rely on plug-in air fresheners or air freshener sprays: both […]
* 1/2 Cup Baking Soda * 1/8 Cup Vinegar * 5 drops Lemon essential oil * 5 drops Orange essential oil Combine all ingredients Try Lime or Bergamot also. Bulk Herbs and Natural Products for Healthy, Natural Living Starwest Botanicals is who we trust as our on-line supply source for bulk herbs and natural products. […]
Ann Lovejoy, the noted Seattle gardener, writer and organic-gardening proponent, has suggested a recipe for catnip-and-rosemary mosquito-chasing oil: * 2 cups catnip, stemmed * 1 cup rosemary, cut in 6-inch sprigs * 2 cups grapeseed oil Roll herbs lightly with a rolling pin and pack into a clean jar. Cover with oil, seal jar and […]
* 1 cup white vinegar * 1 cup water * 1/4 cup rubbing alcohol * 10 drops lemon eo * 10 drops rosemary eo * 5 drops peppermint eo Mix all ingredients together in a spray bottle, shake well, and spritz! From: April 2006 issue of Alternative Medicine — The Art & Science of Healthy […]
You might want to take another look at some common items in your home – they may have a crazy or unusual use that you’ve never thought of before! Here are seven common items with uses that may surprise you! 1. Lemons * Deodorizing: Rubbing half a lemon or a lemon slice under your arms […]
Adapted from A Year on The Garden Path, by Carolyn Herriot So often the home garden pest control remedies work as well or better than the chemical counterparts, and with the added bonus that with these formulas made of kitchen cupboard ingredients, you don’t need to worry about poisoning yourself, your pets, or your garden! […]
Ingredients: * 8oz Distilled Water * 1.5 tsp Lemongrass EO * 2 tsp Glycerin * 1/2 tsp Citronella EO Directions I add these ingredients directly to my 8oz spray bottles! Shake well before use! :o) Free PDF Health Ebook…Remedies4.com!
* 1/2 Cup Baking Soda * 1/8 Cup Vinegar * 5 drops Lemon essential oil * 5 drops Orange essential oil Combine all ingredients. Try Lime or Bergamot also. Daily Aromatherapy Tip brought to you by AromaThyme Free PDF Health Ebook…Remedies4.com!