Tag: herbal body powder

Natural Body Powder

Ingredients 1/2 cup corn flour (non wheat based) 5 drops lavender essential oil 2 drops ylang-ylang essential oils Add essential oils to corn flour. Sift and mix well. Let scents infuse for a few days before use. Store away from moisture....

Herb Stock

There are probably countless variations on the herb stock theme but if you do not have a recipe to follow you might like to give this one a go. Once you have the idea you might like to try your own combinations of herbs to suit your personal taste....

Bavarian Herb Soup

Ingredients * 450 g herbs (chervil, watercress, spinach, sorrel, dandelion and scarlet pimpernel, choose three) * 60 ml butter melted * 1large onion, chopped * 950 ml water or vegetable stock * 1large potato, peeled and chopped in to small cubes * salt, to taste * black pepper, to...

Rhubarb Cordial

Ingredients: * 7 1/2 g ginger root * 900 g rhubarb, chopped * 100 g caster sugar * 2 cloves * 1 1/4 litres water * mint leaf, to garnish Directions 1. Bruise the root ginger with a rolling pin. 2. Place the rhubarb, sugar, cloves and ginger in...

Lemon-Mint Window Wash

The cleaning power of lemons will leave your windows beautifully, streak free. The combination of lemon and peppermint will also discourage insects from landing on your windows and leaving marks. Ingredients: Juice of 1 lemon 2 cups (500ml) soda water ½ tsp. peppermint oil 1 tsp. corn starch Mix...

Liquid Eucalyptus-Mint Soap

Use this mild soap for cleaning dishes, floors, stoves, sinks, and hands. The disinfectant properties of the eucalyptus and mint will not only leave your home smelling fresh and super clean, but they will also repel insects. Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups (375ml) grated castile soap (or use the liquid...

Spring Herb Vinaigrette

Spring Herb Vinaigrette Ingredients: * 1/2 shallot, minced * 1 tablespoon parsley, chopped fine * 1 tablespoon chives, chopped fine * 1 tablespoon sorrel, chopped fine * 1 teaspoon thyme, chopped fine * 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard * 3 tablespoons Champagne vinegar * 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil *...

Natural Body Powder

Natural Body Powder Ingredients1/2 cup corn flour5 drops lavender essential oil2 drops ylang-ylang essential oils Add essential oils tyo corn flour. Sift and mix well. Let scents infuse for a few days before use.From Kathi Keville’s “Herbs for Health and Healing”...

Eucalyptus-Mint Disinfecting Soap

Eucalyptus-Mint Disinfecting Soap This mild soap is great for cleaning dishes, floors, stoves, sinks, and hands. The eucalyptus and mint are disinfectants that provide a fresh, ultra-clean scent. Any areas you wash with this soap will repel insects and flies – a particularly useful thing in late summer when...