Top 5 Favorite Uses for Essential Oils

Slowly my arsenal of essential oils is growing and I’m continuing to learn that they can almostΒ do anything if manipulated correctly. I’ve even cooked some amazing orange chicken using my sweet orange oil when I ran out of citrus fruit at the house. This list shows the 5 most useful ways that I have brought […]

Herb Spotlight: Hibiscus

Hibiscus creates the most perfect tart flavoring for iced teas and even sorbets, and it also does some other wonderful things aside from tickle the senses. The flower, root and seed can all be used in decoctions, tinctures and even cleansers for your skin. The Hibiscus flower comes in thousands of species that thrive in […]

How To: Make Rose Water

Rose water has been used for years in alcoholic beverages, savory and sweet recipes, facial astringents and skin care regimens. I made mine to make a rose water facial astringent. It is so simple to make your own, and worth it just for the artisanal effect. Measure your rose petals 1:2 with water. I just […]