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Skin salve #3

Carrot skin salve

This is skin salve #3. I wanted to try something without using beeswax, so I changed the mixture a little bit. Carrot oil has many benefits for the skin: it is anti inflammatory, it helps relieve the itching of the skin. 200 more words


Skin salve #2

Calendula and St John’s wort oil

This is skin salve #2. I have been using St John’s wort oil for quite a while, for my elbows and other dry areas, so I decided to create a variation of the… 215 more words


Skin salve #1

Calendula oil

I fight with psoriasis, since I can remember myself, so this is something I first made for myself, and it works. It doesn’t clear anything 100%, but it sure is soothing, and better than any other cream I have ever tried. 201 more words


The Five Value Added Products I Make When I Clean Up Our Bee Hive Frames


As you can see above, there are five different products I make when I clean up my hive frames. 227 more words


Making Herb Infused Oils for Soaps & Salves

Yesterday I mixed up a few herbal concoctions to brew into some oil so that I can make some wonderful soaps and salves.

I love herb infused soaps and body products.   520 more words


Plantain, Plantago major

This summer was an epic crop of plantain. We have two large hugel beds which retain a lot of moisture. We had a very wet summer again, so along with the nettle going crazy, we had a healthy patch of plantain growing right along side. 221 more words

Plant Profiles

Winter Solstice Sore Muscle Salve

artwork by Nathalie Parenteau, Cranberry Picker

I have been growing a lot in my knowledge of plants and preparations this year. It truly is a magical experience in every way. 353 more words