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DIY Healthy Body Lotion

DIY Healthy Body Lotion

BODY LOTION: Olive Oil and Aloe Vera ¼ cup aloe vera juice 1 cup olive oil 5 capsules vitamin E (this is your preservative) These ingredients will create the perfect combination for your body. In order to be able to mix the two basic ingredients well we use a blender....
DIY Herbals: Other Medicinal Recipes

DIY Herbals: Other Medicinal Recipes

Part 3: Herbal Preparations – DIY Style This part of the Herbal Preparation series includes Syrup, Compresses, Poultices, Plasters, Oils & Ointments and Herbs for the Bath! Syrup: Honey-based syrups preserve the healing qualities of some herbs and can be...
DIY Herbal Preparations – Types

DIY Herbal Preparations – Types

Continuing in our series of Herbal Preparations, DIY Style… we cover teas, capsules, infusions, decoctions, extracts and tinctures… Teas: Herbal teas are quite pleasant and a healthy addition to your diet. They have a mild relaxing or invigorating effect,...
Herbal Preparations: DIY Style

Herbal Preparations: DIY Style

There are many ways to prepare herbal remedies. The ones that will be covered in this short series were developed through trial and error over the course of centuries of use. Herbalists have found that each herb releases its healing powers in certain forms. Some herbs...
Oil Pulling – Detoxifying

Oil Pulling – Detoxifying

OIL PULLING: DETOXIFYING THROUGH THE SALIVA OF THE MOUTH According to Ayurvedic medicine, mucous is a poison that must be removed from the body. Did you know that ordinary cooking oils can pull mucous, bacteria and toxins from your body through your saliva? Yes, they...