There must be quite a few things a hot bath won't cure, but I don't know many of them.

Make Plantain Herb Salve

It's spring and all the new growth that Mother Earth has is beginning to appear. There are so many plants growing right next to our doorstep and are often labeled as 'weeds' that have healing gifts to share. For many years these 'weeds' have been used for folk medicine and healing remedies that are very easy to make.One of the most common plants you will find growing throughout your yard and just about anywhere is plantain. Its broad leaf has a curving vertical ridge and is oval in shape. You may find a slender stalk growing from the center of the plant during flowering. By using plantain...

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Faerie Herbal Bath Tea Recipe

You will need:
1 cup dried thyme
1 cup dried mint
1 cup dried sage
1 cup dried lavender
1 cup dried bay leaves
1 cup dried rosemary

Mix together and package. This should be enough for 4 bathes.
Packaging ideas = Package loose in jars or tin-tie bags and include a reusable muslin bag or two.

The method of using herbal teas is to simmer the herbs for 5 minutes, steep them for 10 minutes, and then pour the mixture directly into the tub through a strainer. This method is very satisfactory. The "tea" is stronger and does a better job, plus...

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Bath and Body Tip #14

Bubble baths aren't just for kids. A nice, hot bath is a great way to relax and unwind.


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