All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘lavender’

Smudge Your Campfire With Sage To Keep Mosquitoes Away

Smudge Your Fire to Keep Away Bugs!

Whether you are camping or enjoying a little backyard entertaining around a firepit, you can easily keep mosquitoes at bay by tossing in a few herb branches. Mosquitoes hate herbs like lavender, mint, lemon balm, sage, and of course, citronella. Toss a few branches of herbs fresh or dry into the fire and what smells heavenly to you, will send …

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This Homemade Recipe For An All Natural Herbal Dog Shampoo Is Gentle And Makes The Pooch Smell Great

Herbal Anti-Flea Dog Shampoo Recipe

This dog shampoo not only leaves your puppy with a herb-fresh scent, but those herbs also work to deter fleas. The recipe comes to us from the herb garden, making it powerful yet gentle on your furry friend’s skin. The addition of herbs and essential oils also helps with muscle pain and skin healing. I remember living with a roommate who had a …

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Easy To Make Lavender And Cocoa Butter Bath Melts

Lavender and Cocoa Butter Bath Melts

Add a little luxury to the bath with these moisturizing cocoa butter bath melts. They are made with ingredients so natural that you could eat them, and you might just want to! The cocoa, coconut, lavender aroma makes my mouth water for what is essentially a truffle. These truffles are best used in the bath, however, as the silky soft …

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Homemade Coconut Lotion Recipe

Lavender Grapefruit Whipped Coconut Oil Lotion

After the bath this whipped coconut lotion will nourish skin and bring along the refreshing lavender grapefruit scent for the rest of the day. Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups coconut oil 10 drops lavender essential oil 10 drops grapefruit essential oil Shop for these ingredients here: To whip coconut oil you will need a hand blender or mixer with a whisk …

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How To Make Lavender Bath Salts For A Relaxing Soak After A Long Day Of Gardening Custom

Easy Homemade Bath Salts Recipe

Making fragrant jars of homemade bath salts couldn’t be easier. In vintage mason jars, bath salts look beautiful on display and make wonderful gifts. Here is a recipe to make your own as part of the Natural Skincare Series. Materials: Epsom salts 100% pure lavender essential oil (not fragrance) dried lavender vintage mason jars Get the ingredients here: Directions:  1. Fill each mason jar about halfway …

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18 Soothing Ways To Use Lavender At Home Plus How To Harvest It

18 Soothing Ways to Use Lavender at Home

Love lavender? Me too! Step 1: Harvest Lavender I have just a few backyard lavender plants and from that I get more craft materials than I know what to do with! I leave the flowers on the plant for as long as I can (for the bees) but then it’s harvest time! Harvesting English Lavender & How To Use It Step …

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