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‘My Little Things’ Lingerie Wash

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‘My Little Things’ Lingerie Wash

Metric Ingredients Imperial 200 ml Liquid Castile Soap Base 6 oz. 100 ml Coco Glucoside 3 oz. 5 ml Glycerine 1 t. 1.25 ml GSE (Grapefruit Seed Extract) ¼ t. 2.5 ml Juniper Berry Essential 1/2 t. 2.5 ml Litsea Cubeba Essential Oil ½ t. 2.5 ml Sweet Basil Essential Oil ½ t. Mix the […]

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Air Fresheners /Sachet Pastilles

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Air Fresheners /Sachet Pastilles

I found this oldie-but-goodie of a recipe kicking around my notes, and remember the evening I first made the peppermint fresheners. My whole home had the refreshing smell of peppermint while they were drying on the racks in my kitchen. It was nice. But peppermint has a true aromatherapeutic ability to refresh the spirit. And […]

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Air Sprays

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Air Sprays

There are two ways of making air sprays to freshen up a room; one is with a vinegar and water base, and the other is with an alcohol and water base. Then you have to decide which Essential Oils (or Fragrance Oils) you are going to use. Keep in mind that most people can tolerate […]

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All-Purpose Liquid Soap Base, With Variations

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All-Purpose Liquid Soap Base, With Variations

This is an excellent, non-synthetic soap base for making your own shampoos, body washes, dish soap, and mild cleansers for fine fabrics and woolens. Imperial Ingredients Metric 3 oz. Coco Glucoside 100 ml 6 oz. Liquid Castile Soap Base 200 ml 1 t. Glycerine 5 ml ¼ t. GSE (Grapefruit Seed Extract) 1.25 ml ¼ […]

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Anxious? Feeling Stressed? Help Is Here!

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Anxious? Feeling Stressed? Help Is Here!

Is there any time of year when we don’t have to deal with a little anxiety or sleeplessness? Here are three blends that might help when too much is happening. I like mine in a spray at bedtime, or a few drops in my Nebulizer during the day. Ingredients – Herbal Touch Measure Lavender (French) […]

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Camper’s All-Purpose Dish Soap+

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Camper’s All-Purpose Dish Soap+

Put this in a small squeezable travel bottle for washing your dishes while in the wild. You can also use this in a bucket of hot water (and a small plunger if you have a camper for such luxury items) to wash clothes, your hair, or even the dog after he’s found something nice and […]

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Carpet Deodorizing Treatments

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Carpet Deodorizing Treatments

If you have pets, keeping that carpet smell down can be challenging. Here’s how to deal with it. Before vacuuming every week, sprinkle this blend generously on the carpet: Imperial Ingredients Metric 2 c. Baking Soda 500 g 2 t. Essential Oil(s)* 10 ml Put the Baking Soda into a large bowl, and drizzle in […]

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Citrus-Scented Heavy-Duty Counter Spray

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Citrus-Scented Heavy-Duty Counter Spray

If you have wanted to ‘go green’ around the house and haven’t been sure where to start, here is a product you will enjoy making as much as using! It has a delightful scent, while the baking soda will deodorize the target areas! Imperial Ingredients Metric ½ c. Ammonia 125 ml 2 T. Baking Soda […]

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Cleansing Wipes

One of our fans sent this in, and for those who just want to feel a little fresher, it is one of the better recipes we have seen! …I thought perhaps everyone would like this recipe. I’ve been making them for a few years for my DH who has suffered with hemorrhoids, and commercial wipes […]

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Creamy Laundry Soap

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Creamy Laundry Soap

Not quite a detergent, this will require a plastic container and a plastic scoop or spoon. Imperial Ingredients Metric ¼ c. Liquid Castile Soap Base 75 ml 1/2 c. Borax 125 ml 1/2 c. Washing Soda 125 ml ½ c. Ammonia 125 ml 1 c. Boiling Water 250 ml 1/2 t. Citrus / Lavender Essential […]

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