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Salad Facial Mask

Take some lettuce, cucumber, tomato and avocado (exact amounts don’t matter) and puree them until liquid. Add a small spoonful of mayonnaise and enough oatmeal to make it stick to your face. Soothes and moisturizes, as well as cooling red, sweaty faces. Learn Holistic Beauty Therapy From Home! Holistic Beauty Therapy is becoming popular in […]

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Cornmeal Hand Mask

Mix 1/4 cup corn meal with 3 Tbsp. milk. Heat over low heat until a paste forms. Add 1 drop almond oil. Let cool. Spread on hands, leave on for about 10 minutes. Rinse. Free PDF Health Ebook…Remedies4.com!

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Chronic Cough 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! * 3 parts thyme leaf * 2 parts plantain * 1 part mullein leaf Use 1-2 tsp. of the herb mixture per cup of boiling water. Cover and steep […]

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Diverticulosis Oil Blend

The inflammation, pain, flatulence, and discomfort of this condition are effectively eased by using the essential oils, but nutritional habits must be examined to ensure there is no recurrence of the problems. Rub the following oil over the abdomen twice a day: * Peppermint 2 drops * Chamomile 1 drop * Rosemary 3 drops * […]

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Homemade Nasal Inhaler

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! For those nasal allergy symptoms. You’ll need: * rock salt * 2 d. eucalyptus * 2 d. rosemary * 1 d. peppermint Put a few pieces of rock salt […]

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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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Pain Reliever Salve

Mix together 1 ounce of chickweed (reduces inflammation and aids in healing), 1 ounce of wormwood (a great pain reliever), and 1 ounce of yarrow (an anti-bacterial agent that also helps to relieve pain). Add the mixed herbs to 2 pints of olive oil and simmer 3 hours. Strain and add 3 ounces of beeswax […]

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Esential Oils for Styes, Sties

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! First, prepare the liquid needed for a hot compress. Boil 2 teaspoons Rosewater and adding 1 drop of Chamomile. Strain this liquid through a paper coffee filter and leave […]

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Amaze Perfume

Ingredients: * 2 cups distilled water * 3 tablespoons vodka * 5 drops hypericum perforatum essential oil (St.John’s wort) * 10 drops cypress essential/fragrance oil * 10 drops rosemary essential/fragrance oil Directions: Mix all the ingredients together, shake well. Place in a dark bottle. Then allow the perfume to settle for at least 12 hours. […]

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Anti-Anxiety Oil Blend

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! * 3 drops neroli * 2 drops patchouli * 2 drops geranium * 2 drops rose * 2 drops ylang ylang * 1 drop frankincense * 1 drop bergamot […]

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Herbal Deoderant Powder

* 2 parts powdered sandalwood (for fragrance and anti-microbal properties) * 1 part powdered white oak bark (an astringent) * 1 part powdered lovage root (for fragrance) Pulverize herbs in a blender or food processor until they become a very fine powder. Transfer powder into a clean, dry iron skillet and very lightly pan-roast to […]

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Tea for Nervous Tension

* 1 1/3 oz. St. Johns Wort * 1 oz. Lemon Balm Leaves * 1 oz. Valerian Use 1 tsp. of the herb mixture per cup of boiling water. Steep for 10 min., strain, sweeten if necessary. Drink a cup of this tea before going to bed each night for several weeks to calm overwrought […]

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