Starwest Botanicals organic herbs and spices

Starwest Botanicals; Essential Oils, Herbs, Spices and Teas

Since 1975, Starwest Botanicals has been sourcing herbs and spices. Their focus started as a small retail herb shop and grew quickly with demand. Starwest Botanicals products include organic herbs and spices along with essential oils, teas and accessories. Healthy Natural Living. Their company story is a fantastic one. I suggest reading the  Letter from the Founder. There Read More

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All Natural Hair Mask; using Lavender Essential Oil

Yup. This all natural hair mask for dry hair worked! I have tried coconut oil hair masks for moisture before, but this natural hair mask is a new recipe using coconut oil, honey, apple cider vinegar and lavender essential oil. Please see the links at the very bottom of this article to see where YOU Read More

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Essential Oils for the bath; Lavender essential oil and Himalayan Salt

Who doesn’t enjoy a nice long bath after a hard day’s work? I most certainly do. Want to know my favorite bath recipe? Himalayan bath salts and Lavender essential oil.  There is nothing more relaxing than this therapeutic combo! Not for me anyway… First, start running some bath water… I then grab my little glass Read More

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DIY Lip Balm; using YOUR essential oils!

Welcome to making YOUR first batch of lip balm! Or, if this isn’t your first kick at lip balm DIY, give this recipe a go… DIY is not only fun (and sometimes challengin) it can also be a useful hobby for your goal towards a chemical free home OR for making gifts! Then there’s also Read More

Coconut Oil

Coconut Oil; My Essential Oil Carrier

The term ‘carrier oil’ is used often when you read about essential oils and how to use them.  So what is a carrier oil exactly? Well, it is an oil of your choice used to dilute (carry) your essential oils. This way you are avoiding applying the essential oils directly on your skin. A carrier Read More

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Using a Wax Melt Warmer; essential oils blends

So you have a wax warmer that you put away when you switched to essential oils and an using electric diffuser… but WAIT… Dig that wax melt warmer out and use it WITH your essential oils!!! That’s right, you can replace the artificial scented wax melts with a mix of YOUR own essential oils. It’s Read More

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DIY essential oil recipes; Glass and Window Cleaner

YES! Another DIY recipe with essential oils for you to try. And this is a good one! I tried it, I tried it again and then I had another window to clean so I tried it once more. Now, all my windows are clean with a streak free shine! This glass and window cleaner with Read More

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Soap Making Supplies; DIY with essential oils

Soap making, you know you’ve thought about it, have you ever tried it? Well NOW is the time! Give yourself the time, you deserve to get creative with your essential oils. Take time to gather the soap making supplies and then take a Saturday or Sunday to get creative! What better way to spend a Read More

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Glass Spray Bottle for Essential Oils; Why Glass?

So, you’ve got the perfect DIY recipe for your essential oils. Now what do you store it in? Can you use that old plastic spray bottle hanging around? The answer is no.. You should use a glass spray bottle for essential oils. Why?  Because some essential oils will erode the plastic, and the same goes Read More