Monthly Archives: August 2015

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The Home Apothecary

Herbs have been used for many different things since the beginning of time. Personally I believe God has put on the earth everything we need for nourishment and medicine, etc... In the old days the local apothecary used his knowledge passed down from generation after generation. He prescribed herbs for medicinal uses to help people [...]

By | August 28th, 2015|Herbs, Home Apothecary, Homemaking|Comments Off on The Home Apothecary

Benefits of Goats Milk Soap

Goats milk is wonderful for people with dry or sensitive skin. Even skin conditions like eczema and psoriasis can benefit from it. It contains alpha hydroxy acids such as lactic acid which help remove dead skin cells leaving skin fresher and younger looking, and who doesn't need that right? Well unless you are a teenager yet, [...]

By | August 27th, 2015|Soaping|Comments Off on Benefits of Goats Milk Soap

How to make an infused oil

When making my herbal homemade soaps, I often use herbal infused olive oil. To make an infused oil is very simple, however it requires patience. To get the most benefit of your herbs, place the herb of choice into a jar and cover with olive oil, preferably organic. Organic is important because you simply don't [...]

By | August 14th, 2015|Herbs, Home Apothecary, Homemaking|Comments Off on How to make an infused oil