Check out the How to Grow Oregano Infographic below the article! Culinary oregano is popular in a variety of cuisines, most notably Italian (who doesn’t love a little oregano on their pasta?), Mexican, and Spanish dishes. Oregano is unique because it is one of the few herbs that tastes better dried. Oregano has a strong, balsamic […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Body odor isn’t exactly a topic everyone wants to talk about; but more likely than not, it is something we’ve all experienced at one point or another. Yes, store-bought deodorants work just fine, but they aren’t the healthiest solution. If you’d rather go for an all-natural, safer, and more environmentally friendly alternative, try making your […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Check out the How to Make Herbal Cream Infographic below the article! The following video by Rickvanman explains how to make herbal creams. This video is a part of his “Herbalism Basics” on YouTube. In the video, Rick describes how to easily make your own herbal creams right at home! Unlike salves or ointments that […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
If you are at a loss as to which herbs to plant in the shady areas of your landscape, don’t worry! A lot of great herbs thrive in low-light. Read on to learn more about which herbs grow in shade so you can utilize every inch of your herb garden space. Herbs that Grow in […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Check out the Springtime Herbal Iced Tea Recipes Infographic below the article! Herbal tea is known for its medicinal benefits. Packed with herbs that treat the body, mind and spirit, herbal tea can be a soothing hot beverage or a refreshing cold drink. You can easily make your own delicious herbal iced teas right at […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
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 […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
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 […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
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 […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
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 […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
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 […]Continue Reading... 3 Comments.
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 […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
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 […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
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 […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
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 […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
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 […]Continue Reading... No Comments.