Arranging flowers is a creative outlet in more ways than one. Sure, you get to flex your artistic muscle by putting together a bouquet without any help. But you can get creative with what you put into your gatherings, too. Herbs make an unexpected, aromatic addition to any arrangement. Plus, they provide a wealth of […]
This Warrior’s Spirit blend promotes courage and protection as well as physical and emotional support. • 12 drops lavender oil • 6 drops carrot seed oil • 3 drops black pepper oil • 3 drops angelica oil • 3 drops myrrh oil • 2 drops sage oil Click here for the main article, Make Fragrant Essential […]
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Aromatic plant smoke holds an ancient yet familiar allure. The alchemy of transforming dried plants into fragrant smoke has a profound effect on the feeling — or energy — of a space or person. There’s a reason that cultures all around the globe burn aromatic plants in ceremony and religious practices. The emotional sway of […]
Use this Sage Honey Cough Syrup to soothe tickly throats and coughs. • 3/4 cup wildflower honey • 1/4 cup water • 1 teaspoon lemon juice • 1 tablespoon fresh sage, chopped 1. Stir all ingredients over medium heat until simmering. Remove from heat and let steep, covered, for 10 minutes. 2. Strain honey mixture […]
Richard Toler – Age 100 • Alabama WHAT DOES MUSTARD have to do with pneumonia? Many people may not know. But the two of us can still remember the pungent smell of the mustard plasters our grandmother prepared and put on our father’s chest to cure him of pneumonia. We can also recall the foul […]