How To Make Quinine

Quinine is best known as the bitter element in tonic water. In the past quinine has been used to help relieve muscle cramps and to reduce fever and apparently in Roman times it was also a treatment for Malaria. This recipe for Quinine is made from grapefruit, you can take it as is, make it into a tea or mix …

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DIY Summer Days Diffuser Blend

Fill the house with this summery, uplifting blend of essential oils that smells a little like a Mojito. Lime, grapefruit, sweet orange and peppermint make a blend that reminds me of long summer days at the beach and cool refreshing drinks in the evening with friends. Previously I’ve used sweet almond oil as the carrier but found that over time …