Musings, Recipes, & Wellness

Natural Massage Bar Recipe

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Natural Massage Bar Recipe

Hello Everybody!       Here is a massage bar recipe that is similar to my natural lotion bar recipe but glides on a little smoother for massage. If you use lotion bars you are probably a big fan of them. Lotion bars last a long time, they contain no water so they need no preservatives, and they are great for travel, for kids, for the car, or to keep by the kitchen sink. These massage bars are similar to lotion bars only you can add essential oils for aches and pains, injury, arthritis, or relaxation. .      Add...

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Osha Root Honey

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Osha Root Honey

When it comes to healing the the respiratory system, battling winter chest colds, and warding off deep chest coughs osha root is a master healer.

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Green Beauty

Green Beauty

Green beauty has its roots deep in the ancient wisdom of herbal lore and its blossoms in the light of modern day plant science. This movement in the beauty and skincare industry towards herbs, plants, living foods, and natural ingredients is the movement away from chemicals and towards the green world of plants. And although the “green beauty movement” is fairly new (in the past twenty years or so), green beauty itself is an old practice spanning the centuries of herbalism. There is ancient wisdom in using the plants that grow in the forests and fields for healing. This wisdom...

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Finding Your Roots

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Finding Your Roots

This world, this life spins so fast. Sometimes you have to find something bigger than yourself to hold onto. Trees are such things. Tall, strong, and patient they give great hugs. They remind you of your roots, your ability to sink into the earth and gently take what you need, no more, no less. They reach to the sky, and grow for the light, providing shelter, food, and housing for creatures around them. They bend in the wind and sing silent songs. They remind of us, to stand tall and breath it all in. Trees remind of the stillness and...

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Barefoot Beauty

Barefoot Beauty

Ask any hippie and they will surely tell you that going barefoot keeps you more “in touch with the earth man”. And it is hard to argue this, but the benefits go way deeper than you might think. The earth has what is called a Global Electron Circuit. This is a fancy way of saying she has an energetic field or an aura. It is this field that is leading scientists to conclusions that the walking, standing, or spending time barefoot on the earth reduces inflammation, helps with hormones, and helps with the circadian rhythms that govern sleep. In other...

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