Natural Care: Honeysuckle Infused Facial Oil

What’s that divine perfume wafting through the humid summer air? It’s honeysuckle, a wild-growing vine here that’s climbed enthusiastically all over the field fencing. Unpopular with some gardeners because it’s highly invasive, it’s a wildcrafter’s delight: the blooms make a heady wine, an aromatic syrup, and fantastic facial oil!

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Natural Pet Care: Essential Oil Itch Relief Spray For Dogs

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I love learning new skills and gaining knowledge that I can add to my personal repository. Right now, I’m learning about the practice of Aromatherapy, with a focus on animal applications. Aromatherapy is a healing art that involves the use of powerful substances distilled from plants (often, flowers) called “essential oils”. It’s much more than just nicely-scented candles!

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Natural Body Care: Homemade Sore Muscle Salve

A creamy salve to soothe the soreness!

Delightful DOMSDelayed Onset Muscle Soreness is what you may experience when you begin working out again or just generally overexert yourself. It usually takes 2-3 days to reach “peak” soreness, and as you get older, it seems like it takes longer for your muscles to recover. So what do you do? Break out the BENGAY®? Nope – make your own herbal salve for those aches and pains, instead!

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