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Five Salves You Can Make with your Home Essentials Kit

Five Salves You Can Make with your Home Essentials Kit

If you’ve ordered your home essentials kit from me, then I’m here to share the five salves that you can make from the oils in your kit! They all look the same, but each has a different purpose. You can follow the video tutorial found…

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Oils and Herbs for Seasonal Discomfort

Oils and Herbs for Seasonal Discomfort

It turns out that Ragweed is responsible for 75% of seasonal discomfort (aka hay fever) and up to 30 million people in the United States suffer from it each year (The Green  Pharmacy). I’m one of those people who suffers from “seasonal discomfort” and I don’t…

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Home Apothecary: Things You Should Have

Home Apothecary: Things You Should Have

I have a small home apothecary otherwise known as my “witch doctor” cabinet. Of course, essential oils are part of my natural solutions arsenal, but there are a few other things you should have. If you’re looking for a more natural route to everyday problems…

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How to Make a Salve with Essential Oils Tutorial + Video

How to Make a Salve with Essential Oils Tutorial + Video

Today I was live on Facebook showing some of you how to make a salve. While Facebook live videos are a little bit difficult for me, it was so fun to share what I’ve been learning about essential oils with all of you! Now, the recipe…

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Apple Cider Vinegar Detox Drink

I’ve been drinking this apple cider vinegar detox drink for the past couple of weeks. I mean, drinking apple cider vinegar is something I had to learn to like, and this drink is actually really good! (In my opinion, anyway). It’s super easy to make…

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10 Herbs for a Sore Throat or Cough

Before you reach for the cough medicine this winter, here are a ten herbs for a sore throat. We’ve had a warmer than usual autumn, but winter is coming, and with that usually comes coughs, colds, and sore throats. I’ve put together a quick list…

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5 Plants for your Face

Changing seasons often means changing skincare routines, so here are five plants you can use for your face! Don’t get mad, but one of the “plants” is actually the oil extract. Just FYI. Also, don’t forget to read our disclaimer and always do a test…

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Goldenrod Uses

Goldenrod Uses

It’s mid-September and there is goldenrod everywhere, so I thought a post on goldenrod uses might be helpful! Besides, it’s so wonderfully cheery and bright that it’s fairly easy to identify. Its Latin name, Solidago canadensis, stems from the root “to make whole”. So how neat is…

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Mullein Tea for Asthma

Mullein Tea for Asthma

I concocted this mullein tea for asthma and other respiratory ailments. It’s a plant the Native Americans used to treat asthma and bronchitis, although it was more often smoked. It’s a loose leaf blend and easy to make. Also, remember to read my disclaimer as…

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Sunflowers as Medicine

Sunflowers as Medicine

Turns out, sunflowers as medicine is a thing. I had no idea that they have been used as medicine. Every time I see a sunflower it makes me feel all warm and fuzzy inside, but that doesn’t exactly count as medicinal. Nathanael said, “I know they’re…

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20 Uses for Echinacea

20 Uses for Echinacea

You’ve probably seen that pretty purple coneflower growing in gardens year after year. That flower is Echinacea (derived from the Greek work meaning, “hedgehog), and there are so many uses for it that my mind has exploded. This is a plant that everyone should have in…

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DIY Plantain Vinegar

DIY Plantain Vinegar

I made some plantain vinegar to add to my first aid cabinet and it’s so simple to make! You only need plantain leaves, apple cider vinegar, a knife, and a jar. Why plantain vinegar Vinegar helps both dry and oil skin by acting as an…

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