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Hydrosols

" Hydrosols contain all of the plant in every drops, just like a hologram." - Suzanne Catty. Hydrosol is an underused natural product. It is gentle yet powerful at the same time, excellent for babies, children, and delicate skin. Hydrosols can be used undiluted. The word “hydrosol” is derived from the Greek hydro, meaning water, and… Continue reading Hydrosols

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DIY Vitamin C serum

Vitamin C ( L ascorbic acid) is a powerful antioxidant. Facial serum made with vitamin C not only reduces wrinkles, discoloration, and boosts collagen production, but also works well when you have dry eczema. It gently removes the dead skin cells and allows skin healing nutrients to penetrate the epidermis to reach the dermis, enabling… Continue reading DIY Vitamin C serum

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Calendula (calendula officinalis)

I planted some calendula seeds late last Fall and one of them is blooming! Calendula is not just a pretty flower, but also cold hardy. This gorgeous little flower, gracing so many home gardens has been used for centuries topically to speed up tissue healing after injuries, bruises, sprains and strains. It is a wonderful… Continue reading Calendula (calendula officinalis)