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April 2, 2018

Essential Oil Bug Spray Recipe

There is much research on the insecticidal and repelling activities of many different essential oils.  A variety of plant essential oils have natural repelling properties, offering an alternative to toxic chemical repellents.  Typically, essential oil bug sprays require more frequent application than deet bug sprays. Species and subspecies of bugs […]
April 3, 2018

Asteraceae Anxiolytics

When you see daisies, does it make you smile?  Can sniffing a marigold calm you down?  Do you like to drink chamomile tea before bed to help you sleep?  Several plants of the Asteraceae family have shown research demonstrating the ability to improve mood and cognitive health. Their aromas have shown […]
April 4, 2018

Esters Found in Essential Oils

The Amazing Esters Found in Essential Oils By Kathy Sadoswski MS, LMT, RYT This article originally appeared in the NAHA Journal (Winter, 2017) and  it is republished here according to the NAHA Writer Guidelines 2017-2018 statement. Esters are oxygenated compounds that occurs during the “esterification process” when an acid combines […]
April 7, 2018

Laundry Stain Pretreating Recipe

This laundry stain pretreating recipe helps to cut the stains on cloths without using harsh ingredients. Laundry Stain Pretreating Ingredients 2 cups white vinegar 1 cup hydrogen peroxide 1 cup water 2 teaspoons Eucalyptus globulus essential oil 2 teaspoons Dawn brand dish detergent 2 teaspoons of baking soda Laundry Stain […]
April 9, 2018

All Purpose Spicy House Cleaner Recipe

With this All Purpose Spicy House Cleaner Recipe, get into green cleaning!  Natural cleaning ingredients are better for your health, reducing the toxins in your house.  This natural all purpose cleaner will leave your house smelling herbal fresh! Clean the bathroom, kitchen, floors, and toss a 1/4 cup in the […]
April 9, 2018

Anise Cookies Recipe

This anise cookies recipe is very simple, with only 4 ingredients, and tastes unique.  The anise spice imparts a licorice flavor, and sweetened with the sugar, no other spices are necessary in this recipe.  These cookies are best eaten with a hot drink for dipping. Anise Cookies Recipe Ingredients 4 […]
April 10, 2018

Blood Strengthening Antioxidant Spicy Fruit Compote Recipe

This Blood Strengthening Antioxidant Spicy Fruit Compote Recipe is a delicious way to combine healthy ingredients into a sweet treat! Blood Strengthening Antioxidant Spicy Fruit Compote Ingredients 1 cup of dried prunes 1 cup of dried apricots 1 cup of dried cranberries 1 cup of dried cherries 1 Tbsp of […]
April 10, 2018

Boneset & Rosemary Immunity Syrup Recipe

This boneset & rosemary immunity syrup recipe is quick to make and may help reduce the common cold.  Research on the immunity boosting potential of boneset and rosemary are listed below. ​Boneset & Rosemary Immunity Syrup Recipe Ingredients 1 ounce of fresh boneset (1/2 ounce dried) 1 ounce of fresh […]