We inspire naturally minded people to live with the seasons, become more self-sufficient, and protect their health.
We offer simple and easy ideas for:
- growing and foraging food and medicine
- recipes and tutorials for cooking, fermenting, and preserving the harvest
- homemade herbal remedies and body care products
Balms and Salves
Lilac flower is an old-fashioned home remedy for skin ailments including sunburns, scrapes, and cuts. It is a lovely perfume too.
LEMON BALM SALVE
Lemon balm is a powerful antiviral, proven to banish cold sores. Use this homemade super healing cold sore lip salve recipe to help fight & prevent cold sores.
VIOLET LEAF BALM
Violet leaf is a wonderful soother of inflamed skin and can help tame rashes, hives, and eczema. It can moisturize, tone, and heal skin. It can help fibrocystic breasts.
Salt Glow Body Scrub
Rejuvenate your body and remove dead skin with this easy to make body scrub. Made with healing oil to renew your skin. Glowing skin is always in.
Spa Bath at Home
A favorite way to relax, treat aches and pains, insomnia, and fibromyalgia is simple soak in the tub. But by adding two or three ingredients, they turn a bath in a private retreat.
Herbal Bath Salts
Make your own bath salts with the added benefit of herbs. Full your tub, add bath salts and slip in up to your neck for full body relief.
Learn About Herbs
Traditionally, olive leaf (Olea europaea) has been used for the prevention or treatment of inflammation, infections (such as the common cold, influenza, Candidiasis, urinary tract infections, shingles), diarrhea, allergies, and diseases such as Alzheimer’s, chronic fatigue syndrome, osteoarthritis, and osteoporosis.
Skullcap tea is a warm herbal brew made from the above-ground portions of the skullcap (Scutellaria laterifolia L.). Despite the rather frightening name, this herb has been in use for generations. It has a range of properties, including sedative and anti-inflammatory, which make it very good for natural healing.
In ancient times, lavender was used as a holy herb. Additionally, it was often used to freshen up and give a light scent to a variety of personal items, such as clothes and hair. Today, lavender is more than just a fragrant plant. As it turns out, this herb is also commonly used for medicinal and therapeutic benefits.
Herbal Skin Cleansers
Rose Petals Face Care
Lovely rose essences do far more than just add their light scent to your products. This fragrant flower helps rejuvenate and replenish skin.
Ancient Cleansing Grains
A cleanser rooted in ancient ritual, Cleansing Grains are powered by earth and plants; the perfect cleanser to start and end your day with.
Herbal Face Steam
Weekly herbal face steaming is very beneficial to your skin, and it’s easy to do at home. Herbal facials are relaxing, blissful, and rejuvenating.
Carrier oils or base oils that are sometime called, are used to infuse herbs in, added to herbal products such as lotions and soaps, or used all on their own. These vegetable oils are excellent for skin and hair. Learn more…
Their fruit will be for food, and their leaves for medicine. – Ezekiel 47:12.
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