borage plant

 

Borage Healing Spray

Did you know that borage can be made into a healing spray?  Make an infusion by pouring one cup of boiling filtered water over a quarter cup of bruised fresh borage leaves. Steep for five minutes and strain. Pour the mixture into a small spray bottle and keep in the fridge. This spray is great for healing insect bites and inflamed or infected cuts, applied directly to any affected areas. If you have tired eyes …

 

white linen

 

Romance Pillow Spray

We had a great response from the Bergamot & Lavender Spray recipe that we shared last week with many people emailing in to ask for a spray that can be used on linen. There’s a wonderful recipe for Romance Pillow Spray in the book Recipes For A Cleaner Life that combines three oils known for their romance enhancing capabilities. This particular blend of three oils is well known for encouraging romance; Jasmine is both soothing …

 

lady spraying legs

 

DIY Shimmer Spray

Summer’s here, and so are shorts and skirts and swimsuits. This always catches me somewhat unprepared; I have to rummage around my wardrobe to find what I was wearing last summer (that I seem to have completely forgotten about) and see if everything still fits and looks okay. This year a quite a few items had to go, but I was lucky enough to replace them with some fantastic finds at the local Greenhithe second …