Soothing Bath For the Spirit (MARIGOLD)

By the end of the herbal year I have run out of ideas for how to use the rest of my abundant harvest of plants. Drying herbs for winter baths make lovely gifts. There will come a day in February when one is low in energy and craving a sensual experience that enlivens your veryContinue reading “Soothing Bath For the Spirit (MARIGOLD)”

House Cleansing and Blessing Solution (Angelica)

The weather is starting to change and in the evenings I often feel chilled. I still have a few fresh herbs in the garden. This self care practice is perfect for moving stagnant energy, purifying living spaces and clearing the energy of the “old year”. In many cultures washing floors is more than removing dirt.Continue reading “House Cleansing and Blessing Solution (Angelica)”

Citrus and Summer Flowers Bath Salts

I feel like I have been harvesting calendula flowers every week. I planted way too much of it, crowding out my cabbages and parsley. This project makes a lovely gift that smells amazing. Soothing and refreshing after a long day in the garden or hike in the mountains. It is also an easy project toContinue reading “Citrus and Summer Flowers Bath Salts”

Self Care Sunday:The Bath*

Baths are an ideal self care practice. They easily allow us to take charge of our own healing. Bathing has a long, multicultural history of- cleaning, purifying, discharging, rejuvenating, sanctifying, restoring, connecting , stimulating, cooling, heating, celebrating, replacing, nullifying, resolving, clarifying, repairing, blessing, balancing, transforming, regulating and proving communion with various forces. Types Foot-warms, easesContinue reading “Self Care Sunday:The Bath*”

No More Blues Bath Potion (Plumeria)

Well this week certainly requires a long hot bath. Historically baths have been used to cleanse, purify, relax, soothe, heal, sanctify, and release. This mixture has plenty of essential oils to provide the benefits of aromatherapy too. My girls loved the color and scent which brought back memories of our trips to Hawaii .This isContinue reading “No More Blues Bath Potion (Plumeria)”