Herbal Beauty Tips

Soft and Silky Skin

January 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

Unless you’ve immersed yourself in oil this time of year, your skin is probably feeling the effects of cold air, dry and stuffy rooms, and lack of moisture. Because the skin is the largest organ in the human body, it is the first to suffer from lack of moisture. Water, plain and simple. Two pints each day in [ ...click to read more ]

Herbal Beauty ~ Natural Beauty

October 19, 2014 // 0 Comments

Herbal Splash Toner for Dry Skin 1/2 cup of boiling water 1/4 cup fresh parsley [ about 1 heaping tablespoon ] Chop the parsley and place in a small bowl. Pour the boiling water over the parsley and let it cool. Strain out the parsley and pour the liquid into a small container. Apply to the face and neck area using [ ...click to read more ]

Herbal Pharmacy

October 9, 2014 // 3 Comments

Heal Thyself… Stuffy nose: Drink 1 teaspoon freshly grated horseradish mixed with 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice. Horseradish produces quick mucus release, and the lemon juice cuts the sting of the horseradish. Drink it quickly for fast relief. Gum pain: Rub a few whole cloves on the afflicted area. It won’t [ ...click to read more ]

How to Make Herbal Salve

May 13, 2014 // 0 Comments

Getting started: The key ingredient to making herbal salve begins with infused oils. Infused oils are used to make any oil-based apothecary items, such as creams, massage oils and salves. An easy way to make infused oils is the “solar infusion method.” Use a jar with a tight fitting lid, and fill it half [ ...click to read more ]

Pleasures of the Bath

April 30, 2014 // 0 Comments

Nothing is more soothing than a relaxing bath after a long day. I must admit I do my best thinking in an herb scented tub. Just make sure the water is not too hot. Here are some recipes and combinations to try. Mystical Magical Bath Herbs Basic Bath Salts. You can use this “as is” or add dried herbs or [ ...click to read more ]

How To Prepare An Infused Oil

June 28, 2012 // 0 Comments

You will need a clean quart glass jar that is completely dry inside. Place 1/2 cup of dried herb of choice inside the jar and add 2 cups of good quality extra virgin olive oil. Cut out a circle of waxed paper a little larger than the top of the jar. Place the waxed paper over the top of the jar and secure with a [ ...click to read more ]