Using Dandelions (+recipe!)

Using Dandelions (+recipe!)

Today I’m excited to share information about using dandelions, plus a yummy dandelion recipe from the new book, Wild Remedies, written by Rosalee de la Foret and Emily Han. If you love collecting books that are both beautiful AND useful, you will absolutely love this book! At around 400 pages, it’s chock full of information…

DIY Herbal Cough Drops

DIY Herbal Cough Drops

Learn how to make your own yummy antiviral herbal cough drops with this easy, customizable recipe using honey, sugar, herbal tea, and peppermint extract! Recently, I made up a batch of this favorite cough drop recipe using beneficial plants and weeds growing around my house, plus a ton of antiviral extras thrown in, including several…

Sweet Dreams Magnesium Spray

Sweet Dreams Magnesium Spray

This bedtime magnesium spray combines the power of relaxing essential oils and magnesium to help calm and soothe your mind and body for sleep. Today I’m excited to a share a recipe from my friend Christina’s awesome new book, Essential Oils for Soothing Anxiety: Remedies and Rituals to Feel Calm and Refreshed. If you or…

How to Make Herbal Soap Without Handling Lye {+ triple aloe melt & pour recipe}

How to Make Herbal Soap Without Handling Lye {+ triple aloe melt & pour recipe}

Learn how to incorporate herbs, flowers, essential oils, and other natural ingredients into melt and pour soap base, no handling of lye required! Possibly the most often expressed sentiment I hear when it comes to soap making, goes something like: “I want to make soap, but I’m really scared of the lye!” That is a…

5 Things to Make with Hollyhocks

5 Things to Make with Hollyhocks

Learn 5 ways to use hollyhocks – a lovely old-fashioned garden flower that’s completely edible and non-toxic! Many people don’t realize that the common garden flower, Hollyhock, is completely edible – root, leaves and blossoms – and useful for more than just its charming looks. Hollyhock is related to Marshmallow and can sometimes be used…

Rose Infused Witch Hazel

Rose Infused Witch Hazel

Soothing roses and anti-inflammatory witch hazel combine in this beautiful rose infused witch hazel. It’s perfect to use as a facial toner, for bug bites, acne, sunburn, varicose veins, and more! My roses are in full bloom this week and I’ve been busily preserving them in all sorts of ways! I first made this lovely…