Author Archives: Faith M. Davis

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    Herbal Foot Bath Recipes

    Posted on March 19, 2014 by Faith M. Davis in Making Herbal Products.

    Check out the Herbal Foot Bath Recipes Infographic below the article! Our feet put in a lot of work! And after a long day, you’ll definitely feel them. Why not treat yourself with a relaxing herbal foot bath? When you combine essential oils and herbs, you can create an extremely relaxing and soothing foot bath […]

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    Household Diffuser Methods

    Posted on March 18, 2014 by Faith M. Davis in Essential Oils.

      Aroma therapy diffusers, also known as essential oil diffusers, are used to fill a room with natural fragrance. There are many different household diffusion methods and techniques that you can use with materials you probably have lying around your house! Steam Diffusion Steam diffusion quickly spreads the essential oil aromas into the room. According […]

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    How to Grow Chives

    Posted on March 13, 2014 by Faith M. Davis in Growing Herbs.

    Chives are the perfect addition to your spring herb garden because they are hardy enough to thrive in both the warm and cooler temperatures that the spring may bring. Chives grow to be about 10-20 inches high and sprout beautiful pinkish-purple blossoms. Also, chives mix the sweetness of an onion with a hint of garlic that […]

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    Natural Toothpaste Alternatives and Recipes

    Posted on March 6, 2014 by Faith M. Davis in Making Herbal Products.

    Store-bought toothpaste contains toxic synthetic ingredients, which are used to clean and to add flavor and color. In addition, according to Natural News, almost all commercial toothpastes include fluoride and glycerin, two ingredients which can actually harm teeth. To avoid unwanted ingredients in your toothpaste, try natural toothpaste alternatives, or even recipes to make your […]

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  • Spring Herb Garden

    Herbs for Spring

    Posted on March 4, 2014 by Faith M. Davis in Growing Herbs.

    Spring is just around the corner and it’s the perfect time for growing herbs. Many herbs grow well in the spring climate, but It’s important to choose medicinal plants that can survive temperature fluctuations, such as cool mornings and warmer afternoons. Try filling your spring herb garden with the herbs for spring listed below. Top […]

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  • herb butter recipes

    How to Make Herb Butters

    Posted on March 3, 2014 by Faith M. Davis in Herbs and Spices.

    Looking for more ways to use herbs? Try spicing up butter – with herbs! Herb butters are easy to make, delicious, and pair well with a variety of meals. These recipes will teach you how to make herb butters in no time! Basil and Garlic Butter The following recipe is from “How to Make Homemade […]

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    Essential Oils That Heal

    Posted on February 27, 2014 by Faith M. Davis in Essential Oils.

    Are you tired of stocking your cabinet with expensive store-bought medicine? If so, try taking the natural route and use essential oils instead. Essential oils have been used for years for their medicinal properties, and they assist your body’s natural healing system in wonderful ways. Listed below are the top essential oils that heal. Don’t […]

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  • Lavender for Cooking

    Cooking with Lavender – Recipes!

    Posted on February 25, 2014 by Faith M. Davis in Herbs and Spices.

    Check out the Cooking with Lavender Recipes Infographic below the article! Last week we posted some tips for cooking with lavender (read it here). Lavender has the potential to really add some variety to your cooking, so why not give it a shot? Read on for a few great and easy lavender recipes. Also, if […]

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    Cooking with Lavender

    Posted on February 21, 2014 by Faith M. Davis in Herbs and Spices.

    Cooking with lavender can be tough to master. It is easy to use too much lavender and overpower your dishes. But when cooking with lavender is done right, the result is a wonderfully sweet and soft flavor. The tips listed below will help you become a skilful and proficient lavender chef. Be sure to view […]

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    Natural Remedies for Nasal Congestion

    Posted on February 17, 2014 by Faith M. Davis in Natural Remedies.

      Is this winter plaguing you with a stuffy nose and clogged sinuses? Nasal congestion is uncomfortable and can leave you feeling run-down and dreary. Store-bought nasal decongestion products may act as a quick fix, but often congestion returns after a few days. Instead, try try these Natural Remedies for Nasal Congestion: Drink Plenty of […]

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    Health Benefits of Cilantro

    Posted on February 12, 2014 by Faith M. Davis in Medicinal Plants.

    Cilantro is a Mediterranean medicinal plant that is also known as coriander, and it has a strong and aromatic flavor (that people tend to love or hate!). It is found in many savory dishes in both traditional and modern cuisines. It has dark green, hairless, soft leaves that vary in shape, with long stems that […]

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    How to Make Your Own Lip Balm

    Posted on February 11, 2014 by Faith M. Davis in Making Herbal Products.

    Creating your own herbal products is a great way to save money and have complete control over the ingredients and satisfaction of your concoction. And as luck would have it, crafting your own lip balm is one of easiest and most economical products to make! Read on to learn how to make your own lip […]

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    Basic Herbs and Spices to Keep on Hand

    Posted on February 10, 2014 by Faith M. Davis in Herbs and Spices.

    Don’t miss the Basic Herbs and Spices to Keep on Hand Infographic below the article! Even the most basic herbs and spices make wonderful additions to your favorite culinary dishes. Every cook and baker should be sure to stock their cabinets with basic herbs and spices, no matter if they are just starting off, or […]

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    Health Benefits of Tarragon

    Posted on December 11, 2013 by Faith M. Davis in Medicinal Plants.

    Check out the Health Benefits of Tarragon Infographic below the article! Tarragon is an aromatic medicinal plant that is widely known for its powerful flavor. It is considered a fine seasoning ingredient, and it is especially popular in French cooking. Both the leaves and stem of the plant can be used either fresh or dried. […]

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    Best Teas for Children

    Posted on December 4, 2013 by Faith M. Davis in Herbal Tea.

    Don’t miss the Best Teas for Children Infographic below the article! Have you ever thought about serving your children herbal tea? It is a great alternative to juices that are high in sugar and filled with artificial sweeteners. Tea is packed with nutrients and comes with countless medicinal benefits. However, it is unlikely that children […]

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