Essential Oils

Essential Oil Blending: Immune Support Blend For Ages 2-6

If you use essential oils, you may have encountered blends labeled as “Thieves” or similar. Mostly used as an “immune support” blend, they are often heavily used in the cooler months, when colds and similar crop up. The blend is designed as a powerful antimicrobial, and is used for fighting off infections and is often used… Continue reading Essential Oil Blending: Immune Support Blend For Ages 2-6

Essential Oils

Essential Oil Blending: Immune Support Blend For Ages 6 & Up

If you use essential oils, you may have encountered blends labeled as "Thieves" or similar. Mostly used as an "immune support" blend, they are often heavily used in the cooler months, when colds and similar crop up. The blend is designed as a powerful antimicrobial, and is used for fighting off infections and is often used… Continue reading Essential Oil Blending: Immune Support Blend For Ages 6 & Up

Essential Oils · Homesteading · Prepping

There’s An Oil For That: Essential Oils and The First Aid Kit

We keep extensive first aid kits in the truck, in our bug out kit, in every bathroom, and even the kitchen. Full of band aids, tweezers, scissors and a multitude of things. But one thing I keep in a safe place is my essential oils. Ready to grab if need be, and use. These tiny… Continue reading There’s An Oil For That: Essential Oils and The First Aid Kit

DIY · Essential Oils · Gardening · Homesteading

Rosemary Hair Rinse

At a recent library book sale I came across a copy of The World of Herbs & Spices from 1978. Long ago, before the internet, I found a copy of this at a garage sale and used it to fuel my first dreams of herbalism (and natural soap making), back when I was in my… Continue reading Rosemary Hair Rinse