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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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Fruit Masks

All these fruits make a good mask when mashed and used alone or with honey and oatmeal. Check out the chart to find the mask that best fits your skin care purpose. * Tomato: Tones and removes blackheads * Strawberry: Good for oily skin. * Peach: Smells great and works for dry or normal skin. […]

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Fingernail Treatments

1) Beat 1 egg yolk in a small bowl. Soak fingernails for 5 minutes. Rinse. 2) Forget the Palmolive Madge! Make a solution of pure castile soap and water in a large bowl, soak hands and nails for about 10-15 minutes. Free PDF Health Ebook…Remedies4.com!

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