Archive | health & beauty

08 April 2016 ~ 0 Comments

Lavender Foot Soak

http://freshly-grown.com/diy-lavender-bath-foot-soak/

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27 February 2016 ~ 0 Comments

Give Natural Shampoo

Share some of the Natural Shampoo that we made HERE with a friend.

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26 February 2016 ~ 0 Comments

DIY Natural Shampoo

Remember when we made the Castile Soap HERE?  Remember when we learned how to dissolve your bar Castile Soap into liquid HERE? Now we’re ready to use it to make some natural shampoo. Basic Shampoo 1 cup of distilled water 1/4 cup of liquid Castile Soap 1/2 teaspoon of  jojoba, grapeseed, tea tree, or avocado oil […]

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24 February 2016 ~ 0 Comments

KIND Soap Company

If you don’t have the time or the desire to make your own soap, check out KIND Soap Company.  If you’re local, check out their store in person in Webster Groves, Missouri.

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22 February 2016 ~ 0 Comments

Dissolve Your Bar Soap

Remember when we learned how to make bar Castile soap HERE? Liquid Castile soap can be used as the basis for lots of natural beauty products and cleaning supplies.  So, how do you dissolve your bar soap into liquid Castile soap? 1. Chop your bar soap into small pieces. 2. Put the pieces into a […]

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13 February 2016 ~ 0 Comments

Love The Earth / Love Your Sweetheart

~ Love the earth while you love your sweetheart ~ Lights on or off?   Try setting the mood with beeswax candles. A dozen roses?     Give a rose bush or an assortment of seeds, to be planted in the spring. Box of chocolates?     Why not give fair trade, organic chocolate. Jewelry?   […]

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26 January 2016 ~ 0 Comments

Chinese Herbs

There are many Chinese herbs, each offering unique health benefits.  This spring, I’d like to add some of them to my garden. Interesting reading: http://www.chinesemedicinalherbfarm.com/index.html https://nccih.nih.gov/health/whatiscam/chinesemed.htm http://www.medicinalrootsmagazine.com/uploads/6/9/2/2/692250/issue2.0.pdf

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25 January 2016 ~ 0 Comments

Tai Chi

What’s Tai Chi? “Meditation in motion”, an internal Chinese martial art practiced for defense training and physical and mental health benefits.   Try it! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P5hvODK2zW4

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15 January 2016 ~ 0 Comments

Castile Bar Soap

I’ve been wanting to try soap making for a while, so here we go! We’re going to make Castile soap, which is made out of olive oil instead of animal fat.  It’s named after the Castile region of Spain where it originated.  Castile soap can be used in a variety of ways and in different […]

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26 September 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Make: Natural Hand Sanitizer

http://www.diynatural.com/how-to-make-natural-hand-sanitizer/

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