Tag Archives: Creams

Double Chamomile Chronic Pain Cream Recipe

Roman Chamomile and German Chamomile have a lot in common, but they’re also very different. In fact . . . they’re not even the same genus or species! Roman Chamomile’s Latin name is Chamaemelum nobile, and German Chamomile’s is Matricaria recutita. They are both beautifully relaxing—they can calm everything from emotions to inflammation. Both are gentle on skin and help soothe skin

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Great Grandma’s Old-Fashioned Lavender Recipes

The ‘recipes’ are extremely old but still usable in our modern lavender era. We did not change the wording. Scottish Handwater and English Sweet Handwater: Scottish Handwater   1 handful of lavender flowers 1 handful of thyme leaves 1 handful of rosemary leaves 1 bottle of still white wine Place all the ingredients in the wine, cover, and allow to

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Creams, Lotions, and Salves

Dry, itchy skin? Cuts, scrapes, infected wounds, or rashes? They can all be soothed and renewed with the healing nourishment of herbs applied in a moisturizing base – the realm of creams, lotions, and salves. Of course, your skin is your largest eliminative organ. It’s often exposed to the elements, and it’s somewhat delicate {no fur or scales to protect

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Gypsy Herbal Astringent Lotion.

This wonderful herbal astringent lotion has been hailed as the first herbal product ever produced and marketed. Legend has it that the early Gypsies formulated it and claimed it to be a cure-all. Whether or not it is I hardly know, but I do know that it is an excellent astringent for the face and a great rinse for dark

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