Category Archives: Herbs

Aromatherapy Ylang – Ylang.

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Cananga odorata Ylang ylang is basically a tropical tree indigenous to Asia, especially Indonesia. The blossoms of this tree are used to prepare an essential oil that is widely used in manufacturing perfumes as well as in aromatherapy. The ylang-ylang essential oil is extracted by steam distilling the highly fragrant flowers of the tree. Ylang-ylang flowers have a profound and sweet

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A Simple Recipe for Your Hands Using Lavender.

Manicurists charge a lot for hot oil hand treatments. Here is a delightfully simple recipe you can create for less. 1 tablespoon olive or other cooking oil 1 teaspoon almond extract or 1 drop lavender essential oil {optional} 2 small plastic bags that will fit over your hands 1. Place the oil in a microwave-safe dish and heat it on

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Nurturing Geranium and Rosehip Facial Cream.

Nurturing Geranium and Rosehip Facial Cream This delicate cream features rosy scented, balancing geranium essential oil and sheer rosehip seed oil to create a nurturing cream that also serves as a natural makeup remover. Ingredients 1/2 ounce beeswax 3 ounces jojoba oil 1-ounce rosehip oil 3 ounces distilled water 36 drops geranium essential oil 30 drops carrot seed oil 30 drops lavender essential oil Directions 1. Melt

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Good Night Beauty Regime.

A good night’s sleep is an essential part of your beauty regimen and does more for your good looks than the best balm or treatment. While you sleep, blood continuously replenishes your skin, giving it a rosy glow. A well-rested complexion is also less prone to breakouts. Of course, night time is also the right time to treat your body

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Bath Cookies; Cinnamon Oatmeal Milk Bath; A Scented Bath Powder..

Bath Cookies If you like experimenting with recipes in the kitchen, you’ll get a real kick out of making these “cookies” for the tub. Bakers will recognize the steps in dough-making, rolling, and baking, but there’s a twist! Make one batch for yourself and another for friends. 2 cups fine sea salt 1/2 cup cornstarch, plus more for rolling dough

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Honeysuckle – August Flower of the Month.

Lonicera japonica Family: Adoxaceae, syn. Caprifoliaceae This lovely, cascading, woody vine, with its divine scent, is often planted as a landscape attraction. It dazzles the eye with its gorgeous blooms in warm weather and retreats to a pleasant but unremarkable placeholder at other times of the year. Its name refers to the fact that fairies {and everyone else} love to

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Gypsy Herbal Astringent Lotion.

This wonderful herbal astringent lotion has been hailed as the first herbal product ever produced and marketed. Legend has it that the early Gypsies formulated it and claimed it to be a cure-all. Whether or not it is I hardly know, but I do know that it is an excellent astringent for the face and a great rinse for dark

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