Today we’re making one of the classic herbal treatments for muscular aches and pains, menstrual pain, joint inflammation, stiffness and general stagnation. You’ll learn about the uses of a hot herbal compress and the types of herbs that best suit this easy to make, topical preparation. We’ll look at both the western and eastern perspectives in terms of herbs and I’ll give you an intro in herbal energetics. You’ll also get my recipe for creating a compress to relieve muscle stiffness. Let’s dive into the world of the hot herbal compress!
My super easy, homemade Nettle & Spearmint Eye Gel is that refreshing, cooling and soothing (totally) natural relief you’ve been waiting for to nourish tired eyes. Not only that, but Nettle brings an astringent action that gets to work on tightening the delicate skin around your eyes so the effects are not only healing, they’re beautifying! There are two ways to use this gel: to cool your eye area or as a face mask to tighten skin and increase glow. Wait till you feel the tightening action! Come on back to my healing kitchen and I’ll show you how to make this skin-nutritious eye gel.
Let’s talk BEAUTY consciousness and how to use my most cherished botanicals that purify your blood and beautify your skin, hair, nails, teeth and eyes. Read on to discover how these herbs get your glow back on and how to best prepare them….
Here’s a recipe for my beloved herbal perfume that I use when I want to feel like I’m forest-bathing in a wilderness of aromatic herbs. Inspired by Peru Florida water. Grab your flowers and spices and let’s make perfume the ancient way!