A cleaning miracle
antibacterial / essential oils / home-made cleaner / Lemongrass / peppermint essential oil / tea tree oil uses / Uncategorized

A cleaning miracle

This is the only all-around cleaning product you will ever need for your kitchen, oven, toilet, windows, floors, worktops, bathroom. It takes off stains, limescale, dirt and grime and leaves behind a very clean looking and feeling home. The first time I tried it I was blown away. Trying it is believing it. Oh, and … Continue reading

Compress for bruising and swelling
bruising / calendula / swelling / Uncategorized / witch hazel

Compress for bruising and swelling

This compress works well for cases of severe bruising on the body/face and reduces swelling quickly. Compared to leaving it alone or applying ice packs (which is also good to do), this mixture minimises bruised appearance and swelling within a couple of days. Dried Calendula flowers in boiling water to infuse for a bit, strain … Continue reading

Drying herbs
dried herbs / herbals remedies / herbs in food / herbs in magic / Uncategorized / using herbs as food / winter berries

Drying herbs

Growing, collecting and drying herbs for winter is a wonderful thing to be doing each summer/autumn. Find a warm, dry place and spread your herbs, leaves, roots, flowers (I dried Chamomile this year, which I picked in Scotland) whatever you choose on an old newspaper or a dry old cloth and leave for a few … Continue reading