spray bottle

 

Bergamot & Lavender Air Freshener

If you can’t find the ingredients on that can of air freshener or gel deodoriser, why would you use it? This recipe uses essential oils that not only perfume your home but also carry mood-enhancing benefits and can treat symptoms of fatigue, stress. and depression. It’s a great alternative way to keep your kitchen and bathroom smelling good and let the essential oils get rid of any bugs and germs at the same time. The …

 

foaming soap

 

DIY Lavender Foaming Soap

In our book Recipes For A Cleaner Life, there’s a recipe for Liquid Hand Wash that contains Sunlight soap, we’ve had a few people with sensitivities ask for a liquid soap recipe that is made with Castile soap instead. This DIY recipe works best in a foaming soap dispenser; when used this way it will last about three times as long as a regular liquid soap dispenser which makes it very economical. If you don’t feel …

 

linen bags, lavender

 

Moth Repellent Linen Bags

Naphthalene, the main ingredient in conventional moth balls, is listed as a registered carcinogen by the FDA, so natural moth repellents are the only safe choice. These are great to use when storing your woollens, blankets, sheets or clothes. The herbs in this recipe smell wonderful with the added essentials oils, lavender and cinnamon, both repel moths and make the bags more effective. For this recipe, you’ll need dry herbs; you can purchase these or …

 

Aromatherapy oil, lavender, lemon slice

 

Health Benefits Of Essential Oils

  Health Benefits Of Essential Oils with Helen from Health Ambition Essential oils are aromatic liquids extracted from the seeds, roots, stems bark and leaves of plants. They are highly concentrated (for example, it takes 16 pounds of peppermint leaves to produce just an ounce of essential oil). These oils have seen a resurgence in popularity over the past few years, but they’ve been used for centuries. There’s a reason why essential oils have been …

 

dog being shampoo

 

DIY Castile Dog Wash

Rosemary and Lavender have been used for hair as far back as Egyptian times; they’re both antiseptic, help to soothe the scalp, and smell lovely. Long ago people used to strew bunches of these herbs all over their floors to deter fleas and vermin, so this shampoo can help keep fleas at bay. If you’d like a stronger flea repellent shampoo you can add Neem oil to the mix, it will change the scent of the shampoo which you …