• Vitamin-C Fire Cider

    Vitamin-C Fire Cider

    Fire Cider is a classic, immune-boosting herbal remedy – often taken on the onset of a cold, or during cold/flu season, you can drink it as a daily tonic.  It feels good to start the day with a shot of fire cider. The moment you drink it, you feel every cell in your body WAKE […]

  • Fall Apothecary List

    Fall Apothecary List

    The change of season is a good reminder to freshen up your home apothecary. Go through the kitchen pantry, look through your herbs and spices – and organize what you need for the coming season. Fall is all about creating warmth and coziness, protecting your skin from the dry and cold weather and boosting your immune […]

  • How to Prepare Fresh Moringa for Skincare – and why you want to!

    How to Prepare Fresh Moringa for Skincare – and why you want to!

    I have never grown a more easy plant than the Moringa!  Its called the “healthiest plant” and grows wildly abundant. In one year, it can grow up to 22 feet or 7 meters if you let it! Its a heat-loving plant, and sub-tropical cultures all around the world in South America, Africa and Asia have […]

  • Sitz Bath 101

    Sitz Bath 101

    Have you heard of a sitz bath before? Also called a sitting bath, it’s a very gentle and natural way to take care of your whole pelvic area. It can be used by men and women, but for this article – and my personal experience – I’ll focus on the ways that you can use […]

  • Lemon Balm Anxiety Elixer – for internal & external use!

    Lemon Balm Anxiety Elixer – for internal & external use!

    When I started herbal school, that first week I developed a big cold sore on my lip. I’d been suffering with them for years and every time I’d get a sore, I felt so embarrassed and self-conscious that I’d stay home until it went away.  But I had just paid for and signed up for this […]

  • My book is out in the world!

    My book is out in the world!

    “This book is full of inspiring beauty recipes that simplify and demystify skin care.” Liv LoTV presenter and creator of FitSphere “Militza’s book is filled with practical recipes that will fill your home and your heart with the rich healing power of plants. .” Emily RuffDirector of the Florida School of Holistic Living Previous Next […]

  • Ginger & Lemon Wellness Boost Body Scrub

    Ginger & Lemon Wellness Boost Body Scrub

    Ginger and lemon is a classic combination to boost wellness. Both bring stimulating, moving, and uplifting qualities. So good for when you’re feeling depleted, stagnant or generally under the weather. And you can also use them preventively – for their antiviral, antioxidant immune boosting support.  This body scrub is a feel good, wellness treat for […]

  • Lemon & Chamomile Bitters for Gut Health

    Lemon & Chamomile Bitters for Gut Health

    These are stressful times, and emotions can show up in the body – and create physical imbalances. For many people, like myself, stress can trigger what I can only describe as a grumpy belly. Bloating and loud gurgling noises after eating, you might feel indigestion, heartburn, gas or cramping. And often too, our skin tells […]

  • Liniment Remedy: Achy Joints & Muscles

    Liniment Remedy: Achy Joints & Muscles

    There’s a famous herbal pain remedy called Kloss Liniment – created by American herbalist, Jethro Kloss. It became incredibly popular as an external treatment for pain – and throughout the years the recipe has been made in households and even adapted into products. Another famous liniment, 9 Oils, from the 19th century was initially made […]

  • Growing a Skincare Garden

    Growing a Skincare Garden

    This year I started growing my own skincare garden, edible herbs that have specific benefits for the skin. All of these plants can be consumed as a tea or in food, but they also can be used topically as skincare. As I write this, it’s Spring in Florida. The plans I had to put down […]

  • Herbal Tea Infused Oil for Stress in the Body

    Herbal Tea Infused Oil for Stress in the Body

    I love herbal oils. They’re one of my favorite (most healing) forms of skincare to make. The process of making an herbal oil is uncomplicated, and it produces a product that will not only support the health and beauty of your skin – but being so nutrient-dense – it also supports and strengthens your overall […]

  • Resourceful Remedies for Dry Hands

    Resourceful Remedies for Dry Hands

    “Help, my hands are dry from so much sanitizer use! ” Last week, I would have told you to go buy some shea butter, mango butter and cocoa butter and make a whipped body butter… But this week, it’s not that simple. The coronavirus disrupted normal life. Online orders are delayed. Going out for cocoa […]