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Essential Oils and Insects

Many essential oils exist that have uses as pesticides such as citrus oils, Mint oil, Pine oil, Capsicum (Pepper) extracts, tree oils and vegetable oils. The essential oil of Bergamot, Anise, Sage, Tea Tree, Geranium, Mint, and Thyme, Hyssop, Rosemary, Thyme, and White Clover can be used to control certain pests on plants. They have […]

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How to Make an Herbal Oil Infused Salve

Before you start making your salve, place two or three soup spoons in your freezer. We’ll get back to them later. Have your containers ready to fill. Baby food jars work well, as do pimento, caper and artichoke heart jars. I save the small decorative jars that contained jam and honey samples. You also can […]

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Baby Salve

(recipe is below) Get your herbs and oils at a place you can trust! Starwest Botanicals not only utilizes their own milling and packaging operations for all organic herbs and bulk spices, they also conduct quality control testing on each and every product in their own laboratory. With attention like that, you can be sure […]

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Making Herbal Infusion Oils

The process I use to make herbal infusion oils is really very simple, but it requires a bit of patience. Start with a squeaky clean glass jar with a tight fitting lid or cork. I generally make only about 1oz at a time, so I use a 3 oz lab vial. Put the dried herb […]

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