witch hazel

April 3, 2018
anti-inflammatory

Anti-inflammatory

Inflammation is our body’s response to infection and injury. Its purpose is to clear out foreign cells and dead cells from the local area.  Inflammation is characterized by increased redness, heat, pain, and swelling to an area.  Anti-inflammatory herbs reduce inflammation in various ways.  For example, spices like turmeric, ginger, […]
April 3, 2018

Antioxidant

Antioxidant herbs, fruits, and vegetables have the potential to reduce oxidation, which can cause free radicals to form.  This can then contribute to aging and disease. Eat Your Colors! Antioxidants protect your cells!  They are found in the richly colorful fruits and vegetables that we eat.  Here are some examples: RED […]
April 4, 2018

Astringent

Contracts tissue; mainly the skin, and may also reduce the discharge of blood or mucous.  Astringent herbs help with tissue toning and tightening.  Witch hazel and meadowsweet are examples. Astringent Recipes   Blog Articles   RESEARCH The listings of research below represents a compilation of scientific articles found on the […]
April 7, 2018

Hypoglycemic / Antidiabetic

Hypoglycemic herbs have the potential to lower blood sugar levels and improve other symptoms associated with diabetes.  Discuss with your Doctor how the use of herbs to lower blood sugar levels can affect certain medical conditions and medications. Hypoglycemic Herb Recipes Blog Articles RESEARCH The listings of research below represent […]
April 9, 2018
skin & wound health

Skin and Wound Health

Many herbs can help with various skin ailments from dry skin, itchy areas, burns, wrinkles, growths, and cuts. Skin conditions can include eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis, and more.  For acute situations, consult a Doctor. Wounds When a cut occurs, apply firm pressure with a clean cloth for 15 minutes and elevate […]
April 9, 2018
spicy house cleaner

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
green cleaning

Green Cleaning

Green cleaning is the use of environmentally friendly ingredients that are also less harmful to humans and pets.  Many essential oils and household products make useful green cleaning agents.  These include vinegar, baking soda, hydrogen peroxide, and essential oils. Green Cleaning Recipes   Blog Articles   RESEARCH The listings of […]
July 18, 2018

Home Herbal Spa Facial

Your are just 6 easy steps and 6 natural ingredients away from spoiling yourself with this At Home Herbal Spa Facial. So tie up your hair, light a candle, and lets get started! First, gather your ingredients listed below along with 5 small containers to make your cleanser, exfoliant, mask, […]
July 19, 2018

Rose Water Astringent Recipe

This Rose Water Astringent is luxurious and simple to make.  The sweet delicately floral scent of roses offers mood boosting aromatherapy plus face toning benefits together in one recipe. Rose Water Astringent Ingredients 2 cups of rose petals – organically grown, with no exposure to pesticides or harsh chemicals – […]
July 30, 2018

Essential Oil & Herb Travel Kit

An Essential Oil & Herb Travel Kit is helpful to pack on a trip because it is small and easy to use.  Once you get all the items of your kit together, it can be useful for all kinds of ailments, from bug bites to insomnia.  Plus, the kit is […]
September 28, 2018

Rose Water and Geranium Calming Face Toner – Spritz on to Help Improve Your Skin and Mood!

Rose water and geranium extracts has been used for centuries as luxurious ingredients in beauty care lotions, sprays, and baths.  Combined with witch hazel, this rose water and geranium face toner recipe is sure to please!  It may help tighten and tone the skin and improve skin texture. Ah, the […]
October 5, 2018

Witch Hazel