Full Body Cleansing: Beyond the Liver and Digestive System Part 1

When doing a cleanse, why just focus on the liver and digestive system? It just makes sense to involve ALL of the eliminatory organs. I think it is helpful to also support elimination of the skin,…

Foraging for Wild Foods

Every spring, I look forward to the “weeds” growing in my yard, garden and the wilds around us. Gathering wild food and eating it satisfies something primal inside of me. Maybe it is the connection to…

Making Your Own Natural First Aid Kit

Natural remedies can work wonders for scrapes, cuts, bites, bruises and burns. For all life’s little accidents, it’s useful to keep an herbal medicine kit close at hand. I have found it easiest to have several:…

Growing an Herb Garden

There is nothing like getting to know an herb by growing it in your garden. I enjoy learning to recognize each plant in every stage of its life. From the time it is a tiny seed,…

Damiana Herbal Love Potion

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, but you still have time to make an herbal love elixir! This recipe is from our new book Herbal Love Potions: Natural Recipes to Celebrate Romance and Sensuality. An…

Decadent Aphrodisiac Elixir

Although this recipe is to celebrate Valentines Day, it can spice things up a bit any time of the year. This is a stimulating formula useful for erectile dysfunction. It is great for enhancing sexual arousal….

Herbs for the Bath

Herbs are useful additions to the bath because of their healing qualities. They can help to increase circulation, heal the skin, relax the body, and calm the mind. You can use them by themselves in a…

Stress Relief Bath

Feeling on edge and overwhelmed? Try this healing bath blend to calm and soothe. 2 cups salt 1 tablespoon beet powder 30 drops lavender essential oil 30 drops mandarin essential oil 30 drops rose geranium essential…

Blissful Bath

This delightful bath recipe is good for the skin, calming to the mind and uplifting for the soul. 1 cup chamomile flowers 1 cup lavender flowers 1 cup organic rolled oats 1/2 cup rose flowers 3…

Natural Remedies for the Fall-Elaine’s new book

Elaine’s new book is now available. Natural Remedies for the Fall: Preparing for the Cold and Flu Season is a 56 page book filled with information on using herbs, essential oils and nutrients to help you…