Posts Categorized: Essential Oils

DIY Earl Grey & Other Teas with Essential Oils

Earl Grey is one of my favorite teas.  Being a bit caffeine sensitive, I usually make mine with Rooibos as the “tea” instead of the traditional Black Ceylon. If the basis of this tea is plain ol’ Black Ceylon tea, what gives it its distinctive flavor?  Bergamot (pron. bear-ga-moh) essential oil which is derived from the… Read more »

Kick the Crud with a Face Steam & Fresh Air Fare

One of the best healing techniques to kick a “cold” with congested crud, flu, or respiratory infection is to do a face steam.  These are powerful unto themselves to moisturize, heat and open up the bronchial system, yet adding just one drop of Fresh Air Fare kicks the effectiveness and healing action way up! How… Read more »

The Stings

sting paste

I’m talking about those from bees, wasps & hornets, not a rock band.  Bees are much less aggressive than their nasty counterparts but their bites can still cause discomfort and irritation. The wasps seem to be everywhere this summer and in great numbers.  Here are some tips to help avoid getting stung as well as… Read more »