How YOU Use it… Soothing Salve

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One of our June Items of the Month is Soothing Salve.  Check out how our customers use this great product!

June Items of the Month- Soothing Salve & N R G

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School is out and summer is just around the corner.  This month, we’re featuring two great products for summer- Soothing Salve and N R G.  Both products are top sellers in the summer and a favorite among our families  (make sure to check back in a couple weeks for our … Continue reading

Herb of the Day: Myrrh

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On this day, we remember the story of baby Jesus being brought gifts of Gold, Frankincense, and Myrrh.  Gold is a substance we’re all familiar but the other two are a bit mysterious to us in modern life.  They’re both resins of great value both medicinally and wealth.  Myrrh has … Continue reading

Essential Oils 101

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Our products are primarily herbal based.  We use a 3 stage Liquid Light process to extract nutrients and healing qualities from herbs in order to make our formulas.  Several of our formulas are also made with essential oils.  While essential oils offer some similar qualities to herbal extracts, they’re created … Continue reading

A Primer On Eco-Friendly Camping (and herbal remedies/ essential oils to bring along!)

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  There’s nothing quite as nice as spending a few days camping.  Studies have shown that tent camping can help to regulate your sleep cycles and significantly decrease stress.  With summer in full-swing, this is really the perfect time to head to a campground and enjoy relaxing family time. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

Herb of the Day: Wintergreen (Not just a yummy flavor!)

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Wintergreen is typically associated with toothpaste, gum or mouthwash.  Generally, this is a synthetic wintergreen flavor that lends the cool minty flavor we’re familiar with.  This shrubby evergreen native to North America contains methyl salicylate which is similar to aspirin and has historically been used by Native Americans and early … Continue reading

Top 5 Must-Haves for a Natural First-Aid Kit

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Every home should have a well-stocked first-aid kit with the essentials to cover minor injuries and illnesses.  Beyond the basics of bandages and gauze there are a few natural/ holistic products that are great to have on hand and  versatile. #1- Soothing Salve This is probably our best multi-tasking product. … Continue reading

Herb of the Day: Peppermint

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Mint is perhaps the flavor most commonly associated with the Holiday season.  The aroma of mint is everywhere this time of year.  A couple weeks ago we mentioned that typically spearmint, not peppermint is used in culinary preparations.  Herbalists tend to use peppermint more frequently than spearmint for a number … Continue reading

Natural Ways to Repel Insects

It’s that time of year, the insects are out in full biting force. Here are some tips to stay bite-free the rest of the summer!

It’s that time of year, the insects are out in full biting force.  Here are some tips to stay bite-free the rest of the summer! Tips to Avoid Insect Bites   Avoid wearing anything scented like flowers or fruit- insects will be attracted to you Essential oils- (especially citronella, lemongrass, … Continue reading