freshly poured fire cider In an effort to share more of the herbal recipes I make, AND because I’ve had multiple requests to share this one in particular, I present to you both the background and the recipe for this tasty immunity booster! Background Fire Cider is a popular immune-boosting tonic brought to us by… Continue reading Fire Cider for Health!
Herbal Cleansing Grains
Cleansing grains are a powdered face cleanser and gentle exfoliator. The grains are typically made from a few simple ingredients such as: herbs, oats, and clay. The ingredients of choice are blended together to create a fine powder. This powder can be combined with any number of different ingredients, including: coconut milk, water, aloe, herbal tea,… Continue reading Herbal Cleansing Grains
Deep Quarantine Thoughts
Well hey there, hello! I'm looking at my blog going "HOW IS IT ALREADY SEPTEMBER?!" I find it difficult to believe that the last time I wrote a post, the global pandemic had yet to take over our lives here in the states. Indeed, I find it surreal that I'm even writing the words "global… Continue reading Deep Quarantine Thoughts
Dry Brushing: What It Is and Why I Love It
(Photo source) In my never ending quest to lead a healthier lifestyle, I’ve done a lot of research about this Ayurvedic self-care ritual (both by experimenting on myself and lots and lots of reading)! And while the jury is still out on whether it’s as healthy for you as its biggest fans claim, today I’d… Continue reading Dry Brushing: What It Is and Why I Love It
5 Tips & Tricks for Magnificent Magnesium Butter
If you have been following me for any length of time, you are probably well aware of my love for magnesium. Seriously. This powerful mineral has fundamentally changed my life! For one thing, using my Magnificent Magnesium Butter, I sleep SO MUCH BETTER. For another, I have more energy AND my body seems to manage… Continue reading 5 Tips & Tricks for Magnificent Magnesium Butter
Maple Holistics for the Recycle Program Win
It all started with hair. I wasn't asking for much...just an awesome, healthy, sulfate and paraben-free shampoo that actually worked well. And so, in my quest to find all those things, I stumbled across Maple Holistics. Mind you, this was years before I started tinc botanica...way before kids too! I was just a regular hippie… Continue reading Maple Holistics for the Recycle Program Win
Customizing Shampoo with Essential Oils: A Review of the Argan Oil Blend by Maple Holistics
Hi guys! Today I want to talk about hair ❤️ Like most people, I love it when my hair feels healthy and pretty ☺️🌿 But, I find that that isn’t always the easiest balance to strike! In an effort to find that balance though, I’m always experimenting with all kinds of hair remedies: I’ve gone… Continue reading Customizing Shampoo with Essential Oils: A Review of the Argan Oil Blend by Maple Holistics
My Love Affair with Essential Oils
Okay so "love affair" sounds dramatic, but seriously, ever since I started experimenting with essential oils, I've become totally hooked. In a super amazing and life-changing way! When I think back, it's hard to even remember a time I wasn't using one oil or another for some kind of healthy purpose. It's as if oils… Continue reading My Love Affair with Essential Oils
What are Essential Oils?
What Are Essential Oils? Essential oils are highly concentrated liquids containing powerful aroma compounds from plants. There are multiple ways to extract oils from plants, including steam distillation and cold press extraction. These processes leave behind the essence of the plant, which includes both its aromatic and therapeutic qualities.
The Journey Begins
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