Articles & Recipes

Sleepy Time Night Balm

Sleepy Time Night Balm

I created this recipe for my son, who has a hard time falling asleep.  It incorporates both herbal healing and aromatherapy to soothe the mind and support a good night's sleep. This recipe is written for dried herbs, but fresh herbs could certainly be substituted. ...

Sleepy Tea

Sleepy Tea

Probably the tea that is most requested - 1 part chamomile 1 part lemon balm 1/2 part oatstraw 1/2 part spearmint 1/4 part skullcap 1/4 part passionflower Mix all herbs together in a bowl.  you want the herbs to all be around the same size for uniform infusing. Use 1...

Relaxation Body Polish

Relaxation Body Polish

1 lb  Pacific Sea Salt - fine grain 1 cup pure Sweet Almond Oil 1/4 cup Jojoba oil 1 tsp Vitamin E oil 1/8 cup ground chamomile (measure then grind) 1/ 8 cup rose petals, ground (measure, then grind) 1/ 8 cup lavender, ground (measure, then grind) 1/8 cup lemon balm,...

Bath Tea Recipes

Bath Tea Recipes

To make bath teas - Blend all the herbs is an large bowl.  Using a sock, or a stocking, fill about 1/2  cup of the herbal blend  and place into a hot bath.  Do not put the herbs directly into the water, as they will cause a mess!  You can also use a large tea ball,...

Medicinal Pickled Garlic

Medicinal Pickled Garlic

With the recent outbreak of West Nile Virus in Colorado, I wanted to find some good recipes using garlic.  I've found that eating a lot of garlic really helps cut down on the amount of bites I get, and garlic is also a great remedy for colds and flu.  It's one of...

Bug Bite Spray

Bug Bite Spray

Bug Bite Spray I created this recipe for Blue the Horse but like always, we test all my potions on ourselves (the humans) before we give them to the animals.  We found this spray to be so effective that we kept a bottle for ourselves.  It really helps with the...