Coconut oil, as we know, is nature's perfect Ingredient. It has earned that accolade through not just its versatility in cooking but also its application as an effective and economic beauty treatment for skin, hair and oral health.
Raleigh Briggs collects her zines, illustrations, and thoughts around what it is that makes a great DIY householdahomemade cleaning solvents that aren't made from poison, herbs that will heal you, and how to setup a great garden. These tips and tricks fill in the gaps for those of us longing to live this lifestyle but lacking the necesary know-how.
Offers instructions for everything from plant supports and a clothesline to a potting bench, a chicken coop, a hoop greenhouse, a cold frame, a beehive, a root cellar with storage bins, and an outdoor shower. In this title, most of the projects are suitable for complete novices, and all use just basic tools and standard building materials.
In Naturally Bug-Free, herbalist Stephanie L. Tourles offers proven solutions. 80 nontoxic recipes she's developed and tested for top effectiveness. A detailed ingredient dictionary explains the properties of all the herbs, essential oils, and other key ingredients.
This straightforward guide provides readers with a fundamental understanding of how to use twenty eight common herbs to treat everyday ailments. It includes in-depth information on the herbs and their essential oils, instructions on making and using remedies, recipes for cooking with them, and a detailed guide to creating a garden.
Focuses on specific herbal remedies for everyone in the family - adults, babies, children, and elders. This title features Good Vision No-Cook Herbal Jam, that helps keep aging eyes functional, and Itch Relief Remedy that offers a soothing salve for poison ivy.
Effective, nontoxic alternatives can be mixed up easily from kitchen staples - baking soda, vinegar, lemon juice, herbs, and borax - and a handful of easy-to-find essential oils. This book offers 150 all-natural recipes for cleaning every area of the home - from bathrooms to bedding, and from carpets to cabinetry.
As a new mum, Jessica Alba wanted to create the safest, healthiest environment for her family. But she was frustrated by the lack of trustworthy information on how to live healthier and cleaner - delivered in a way that a busy mom could act on without going to extremes. This book tells her own story.
150 chemical-free beauty-enhancing and soothing cosmetics and treatments that can be made at home from scrubs and masks to moisturizers and shampoos using all-natural ingredients that lead to beauty from head to toe.