Argan oil is wonderful for your skin and hair. It only requires a small amount to make a HUGE difference in your skin and hair quality. Smooths wrinkles, makes dry hair soft and manageable and even works as an exfoliate. click the link to learn more and to learn exactly how to use this amazing oil
argan oil is amazing for your hair and skin
remember, glycerin prevents mineral absorption and please keep this away from pets if you add xylitol. this article is very detailed and excellent. i hope you try this recipe. i hate going to the dentist, so any preventative measures i can take, i’m ready to try. click the link for the full article and recipe.
diy DE toothpaste
Impossible pie is an old fashioned recipe that may even come from the Amish. I got this recipe from an old Mennonite cookbook that has been in my family for at least 40 years. I […] The post IMPOSSIBLE PIE – Old Fashioned Recipe appeared first on The Southern Lady Cooks.
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my lavender is beginning to bud, i recently bought a giant jar of shea butter and have lots of almond oil. i cannot wait to try this. i got the silicone mini ice tray on amazon for 5.99. let’s not forget the oatmeal. i have at least 100 lbs. because i live in a earthquake danger zone. i’m always prepared. can’t wait to try these!
Moisturizing Oatmeal Bath Melts To Relieve Itchy Skin
Bentonite Clay one of the most highly sought after healing clays in the world. Different cultures around the world, like in the Andes, Central Africa and Australia, have consumed clays in numerous ways for centuries for digestive issues, illnesses and skin conditions because of it’s ability to eliminate toxins from the human body. Read more at the link: health benefits of bentonite clay
i know when you see these in your compost or worm bin, you freak out. stop it. these are good. they are the larvae for soldier flies which really look like black wasps but don’t sting and aren’t wasps. they do however break down your compost for you and make it easier for your red wigglers to digest the rest of what is in the bin. a lot of people purchase them, but if you have an amazing compost, they just show up… at least they do for me. check out the article and learn all about soldier flies and good composting.
soldier flies in your compost are great
click here for some amazing uses for wood ash. i use mine a lot but even i learned a few new tricks.
12 surprising uses for wood ash
get rid of pests naturally
fleas, ticks, bedbugs… no one wants them. here are several natural ways to rid your pets or house from pests. click the link above the photo
My mother is a Cherokee, so my interest in the native ways is very strong. Cherokees believe that they were given herbs and plants by their Creator, gifts which allowed them to treat and cure illnesses and ailments.
I am sure there was a lot of trial and error before they figured out what plants healed what ailment. I have always known that blackberry cures stomach ailments. I happen to have 3/4 acre of blackberries that are trying to take over the entire mountain. I wouldn’t suggest that many, however, grow a few in pots if you don’t want them to spread. Click the link for more great remedies, tried and tested by American Indians.
23 medicinal plants used by Indians on a daily basis
we have had 17 feet of rain so far this year. let me tell you, the bugs are loving it as are the weeds and other critters. moths are SOOO bad that i keep saying it’s because “mothra” is coming after us. you cannot open a door without a zillion coming in and then they rest on the ceiling, fall into your food, etc. it’s the stuff nightmares are made of. well… guess what? there IS a cure! they HATE lavender oil. put a little cotton ball near your outdoor lights, and they won’t even try to “go toward the light”. i’m telling you people. essential oils are well worth it. fleas hate it too, so i mix a carrier oil and lavender and put it on my dogs. fleas be gone! i guess the creepiest thing about moths, yes changing subjects again, is that BATS come after them, right into your door if your timing happens to be right. i had a giant one fly past my head a few weeks ago and honey, i do not do bats. so moths gone, bats stay away from my door as well. all is good here in the forest. haven’t discovered an essential oil to keep away the bears, but will update you when i do. deer hate peppermint. and irish spring soap. i don’t explain it, i just pass it on. 🙂
moths hate lavender