soothing skin balm in a jar on wooden table

DIY Soothing Skin Balm

Here’s a wonderful old recipe which harnesses the soothing powers of calendula and comfrey and the antiseptic powers of lavender and thyme. If you have a rash or irritated skin I recommend you give this one a go. You may have to search a bit for the herbs,  many health shops have dried herbs packaged up for teas so you …

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 …

Herbed Salt Recipe

My friends on Facebook have been asking for this recipe. We make it every year around Christmas time, it’s handy to give as a little something extra to family and friends. This salt is delicious sprinkled liberally over french fries or No Bake Pizza Bread. For a quick tasty snack try it on top of tomato and avocado on vogals toast. It …