• How to make the most potent herbal oils using a sous-vide

    How to make the most potent herbal oils using a sous-vide

    Herbal oils are full-body wellness, benefiting not only the skin, softening and soothing, but also on a deeper level, bringing wellness within. In this article, I’m sharing how to use a sous-vide machine, to make an herbal oil. If this is something you’re interested in learning about – I’ll show you how a sous-vide can […]

  • Dehydrator Buying Guide

    Dehydrator Buying Guide

    Dehydrating is an incredible way to preserve food, but also to process whole foods so that they can be used in different herbal remedies: tea blends, oil infusions, bath salts, body scrubs, and powdered facial masks. When you dehydrate your own herbs, fruits, and vegetables – it produces far better quality than anything you can […]

  • Detoxifying & Soothing Juniper Bath

    Detoxifying & Soothing Juniper Bath

    Herbal baths are an underrated form of wellness. Soaking in herbs and warm water is a powerful way to draw in healing constituents, and deliver what you need to feel your best, whether it’s something soothing or stimulating.Juniper berry is an interesting herb because it has a soothing quality for skin, yet stimulates so many […]

  • Your Winter Apothecary

    Your Winter Apothecary

    When you feel the change of season happening outside – it’s a reminder to bring change inside of your home too. We tend to have our daily routines and our habits – but what worked for us in the Summer and Fall may not be what keeps us feeling our best in the Winter. So […]

  • Get to know: Elderberry + Chocolate Vanilla Elderberry Syrup

    Get to know: Elderberry + Chocolate Vanilla Elderberry Syrup

    When the world starts singing “it’s sweater weather” – that means it’s time to start making elderberry syrup! This yummy tonic has long been a popular flu remedy, taken daily through the cold and flu season. Every herbalist will have their own way of making elderberry syrup, today I have a recipe for you that […]

  • I wrote a book! And 3 lessons learned.

    I wrote a book! And 3 lessons learned.

    Three months ago, a publisher emailed me with a proposal – they wanted me to write a book. And I seriously almost fell out of my chair because I have dreamed of writing a skincare cookbook for YEARS. I scheduled a call with the publishing company – to talk things through – but it was […]

  • SUNRISE TEA

    SUNRISE TEA

    Aside from my morning coffee, I love having an herbal drink in the mornings. It hydrates the body, but also replenishes, nourishes and stimulates with a healthy boost of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and nutrients.If what you’re looking for is pure energy in the mornings, I would highly recommend looking into nettles. It strengthens your adrenals […]

  • Herb of the Month: SAGE

    Herb of the Month: SAGE

    Salvia officinalis The name Salvia comes from the Latin word salvare, which means “to heal” For such a common pantry herb – Sage truly has a RICH history of use of healing, both medicinally and spiritually. The benefits and uses of sage are widespread. In the battlefields, sage was used by military doctors, notably Dioscorides, who […]

  • Ingredient Spotlight: Clay, what it is and how to use it

    Ingredient Spotlight: Clay, what it is and how to use it

    Nothing gives the skin a natural fresh start – like clay does. It is such a special ingredient to get to know and understand how to work with. Clay is stimulating, it’s active and its quick acting. You often see a difference in the tone and the texture of your skin from the first use. […]

  • Lavender + Cedarwood Facial Mist for Skin Flora

    Lavender + Cedarwood Facial Mist for Skin Flora

    By promoting healthy flora, you support healthy, clear skin. I’m sharing a very simple recipe, a facial mist that comparable to a store-bought toner.

  • Herbal Powder Face Mask to soothe skin & mood.

    Herbal Powder Face Mask to soothe skin & mood.

    Herbal remedies have made their way back into our kitchens, and you can also make them part of your everyday skincare routine. If you feel inspired to use herbs to nourish healthy skin, an herbal face mask made from powdered dry herbs is a really good way of getting started. Herbal skincare For thousands of […]

  • Pantry Ingredient: Freeze Dried Fruit

    Pantry Ingredient: Freeze Dried Fruit

    I’m excited to teach you today how to get the benefits of fresh food skincare, with the convenience of freeze-dried ingredients.