compost

Kitchen waste to liquid nutrients & compost

Wormeries turn your vegetable or fruit peelings, kitchen scraps and waste into wonderfully rich compost and a liquid nutrient-rich fertilizer to feed your plant pots, herbs, flowers, hedges, veggie patches or lawns. The liquid needs to be diluted general one...Read More

drying herbs

Basic Herbal Preparations

Infusion - is like making tea. Pour boiling water over dry or fresh leaves and/or flower heads. Leave to steep (soak) for about 10 to 15 minutes. Strain out the plant matter and use or drink. Infusions should be used...Read More

14 Essential Oils for Aches and Pains

Easy aromatherapy for inflammation and pain Essential oils are very helpful in combatting pain. I have chosen 14 common economical but very effective essential oils for their pain relieving abilities, anti-inflammatory properties, and versatility. In other words can also be...Read More

Kitchen waste to liquid nutrients & compost

Wormeries,  turn your vegetable or fruit peelings, kitchen scraps and waste into wonderfully rich compost and a liquid nutrient-rich fertilizer to feed your plant pots, herbs, flowers, hedges, veggie patches or lawns. The liquid needs to be diluted general one...Read More

cayenne

Cayenne pain relieving oil, make your own

Cayenne fruit contains a plant compound called capsaicin it has the ability to block chemical messages in our bodies called substance P, that transmits the sensation of pain. This herb is very good for the aches and pains associated with...Read More

Natural Men’s Skin Care Products

The average aftershave can contain strong fragrances and chemical ingredients. Here are a few stand-alone ingredient that work well Organic Aloe Vera Gel - cooling gel soothes skin and makes a cheap and easy balm for just shaved skin. It...Read More

Argan oil, skin and hair care

Argan oil is produced from the argan nut, which grows in Southwestern Morocco. In 1998, the argan forest in Morocco was designated a UNESCO protected biosphere to ensure argan oil is sustainable.100% Pure Argan Oil is grown organically and super...Read More

dried spices

Orris root powder and potpourri

Dried orris root smells like violets and is primarily used as a base for natural toothpaste, and as a fixative in perfumes to enhance other aromas. Can be used with other powders to make a talc-free body powder. An orris...Read More

Itchy Skin, natural solutions

This article is about the simple conditions that might affect the skin and make it itchy that are generally due to allergies or dry skin which can be a common cause. Some people are more prone to dry skin than...Read More

calendula

Calendula (Marigold) Skin Healing

Calendula Calendula officinalis or marigold has great anti-inflammatory properties making it excellent for helping skin conditions like stubborn wound healing, ulcers, bed sores, nappy rash and a host of others. Calendula oil has such great healing, soothing and softening qualities...Read More