Hawthorn For Heart Health & More

Hawthorn For Heart Health & More

Steeped in lore and tradition, this lovely member of the rose family has a long history of use in healing humanity’s woes.  It’s historical use stretches around the globe from cultures in Europe to China and on to the Native Americans.

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Calming Aromatic Snow Day Projects

Calming Aromatic Snow Day Projects

Snow days are so much fun!  What could be better than staying home from school and playing in the snow?  Sometimes though, kids (and their parents) get stir crazy and need another outlet for all that great kid energy.  

The projects below are kid tested for plenty of indoor fun!  The addition of fragrant botanicals and essential oils helps to relax everyone while cleansing and freshening the air.  

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Essential Oils For Use In Bathing

 Essential Oils For Use In Bathing

Here is a quick little guide to some commonly used essential oils for bathing and body care.  There are so very many to choose from!

Visit Bath Magic for bath recipe ideas and  to learn more about using essential oils in bathing.

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A Cinnamon Stick Fairy House ~ From Violet's Corner

A Cinnamon Stick Fairy House ~ From Violet's Corner

I had a ton of fun building the Cinnamon Stick House with my mom and I wanted to show you how to make it.  I learned that herbs can be used for other things like crafts for building, that you can build with herbs. 

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10 Healthy Herbal Teas & Infusions

10 Healthy Herbal Teas & Infusions

Inside a simple cup of tea is the power to transform! Indeed, here we can find the power to comfort, nourish and even heal. Inside a simple cup of tea is a little world of tasty, soothing magic.

Many herbs give themselves easily to water, imparting their healing virtues, vitamins, minerals and even oils.  Once extracted in water all that goodness is made readily available and is easily absorbed into the body.

 

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Honey Bee Chamomile Lotion Bars

Honey Bee Chamomile Lotion Bars

Flecked with bits of chamomile, these lotion bars are extremely moisturizing, super soothing and quicky to absorb. The infused chamomile and calendula heal and soothe the skin.  While the honey acts as a humectant helping to imbue the skin with moisture.  

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Minty Pine Holiday Play Doh

Minty Pine Holiday Play Doh

Here is our newest creation.  Every month we make a special themed playdoh at the school and this months is a wonderful wintry holiday playdoh.  It is all-natural (except for the glitter), beautifully colored with powered beet root & scented with the softest little tufts of fir needles from our Christmas tree.. 

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