July 23, 2018

Using Essential Oils to Balance the 7 Chakras

Plants vibrate waves of Mother Earth’s energy that can help to balance our 7 chakras.  Just as our 7 chakras each have their own designated color and sound, so to can the aroma of a plant and its essential oil be assigned a chakra or set of chakras.  Thus, the […]
September 20, 2018

Ginger Juniper Rubefacient Rub Recipe

A rubefacient helps get the blood flowing, and warms the tissue.  It includes herbs like ginger, juniper, pine, clove, and rosemary. This Ginger Juniper Rubefacient Rub Recipe is especially good for tired and aching legs and feet.  Personally, I have applied this recipe on my calves with friction for about […]
October 8, 2018

Juniper Berry

December 4, 2018

Juniper Berry Tea Recipe

Juniper berry tea may be antimicrobial and have a diuretic action. The berries have also been used as a folk remedy for cough and congestion. Avoid during pregnancy, lactation, and with kidney stones or other kidney disorders. Juniper Berry Tea Ingredients 1/2 tsp of dried juniper berries (Juniperus communis) 2 […]
December 5, 2018

Easy Loose Herb Tea Gift Idea

Loose Herb Tea is so much better than tea from a bag! Do you have a loved one who enjoys a good cup of tea?  Here is a great gift idea that is easy to make.  Create a lovely loose herb tea gift set.  You just need the dried herbs, […]
February 4, 2019

How to Make Jarred Spicy Mandarin Oranges

Jarred spicy mandarin oranges are great to make in the Winter months.  The citrus and spices combined taste delicious. Overwhelmed about jarring? Some people are overwhelmed about the idea of jarring foods.  But if you follow the steps, it is really fairly easy, and mildly time consuming.  If you have […]
December 1, 2019

12 Holiday Tea Recipes – Easy to Make & Great to Drink During Chilly Weather!

What is on my wish list this holiday season?  Ahhh, to slowly sip a steaming mug of holiday tea while warming my toes next to the fireplace. A great book in hand, along with a spicy herbal peace soothing me from deep within.  When the weather outside is frightful, I […]
January 23, 2020

Two Invigorating DIY Massage Lotion Recipes

By Kathy Sadowski, MS in Aromatherapy, Licensed Massage Therapist, Registered Aromatherapist 1/21/2020 Attention massage therapists…and people who love receiving a great massage. The lotion used during a massage is very important! As a licensed massage therapist for fifteen years, I have learned that what is used topically plays a significant […]