Sunday, May 23, 2010

Viral & Anti-Bacterial Spinal Blend

This recipe stems from the lovely and therapeutic practice know as Raindrop Therapy, which is a healing practice that massages essential oils directly on the skin, and more importantly, directly along the spine.

This blend will be diluted slightly for safety reasons, but is still very effective and healing.

Here it goes...

10 drops Helichrysum Essential Oil
10 drops Oregano EO
10 drops Thyme EO

Mix into half a 1/4 cup of almond oil or coconut oil.
Lay on your stomach or massage table if possible and have someone lovingly massage the blend along the spine. This will help fight off infection or dormant viruses, as well as boost the immune system, so it's great to do even if you aren't feeling ill.

Peace + Love,

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Healing Breast Oil Recipe: Mountain Rose Herb Contest

I just returned from an amazing week in the hills outside of beautiful Nevada City, CA where 250 folks gathered to discuss grassroots healthcare and to study the therapeutics of Essential Oils.
This blog post is perfect because it combines my two favorite companies, Mountain Rose Herbs in Oregon and Floracopeia in Nevada City. Both companies are extremely ethical and full of integrity, so i dedicate this recipe to them for allowing me to create my skin care line with faith that the ingredients i use are sourced responsibly and sustainably. Much peace to both of you for your good doings!!!

The Rosehip Seed Oil comes from Mountain Rose Herbs and the Essential Oils from Floracopeia.


Rosehip Seed Oil
Ground Linden Flower
Frankincense Essential Oil

Using a mason jar, steep 2 parts linden flower in 4 parts rosehip seed oil and set aside for 1-2 weeks. Take a second mason jar and cover with unbleached cheese cloth using a rubber band. Strain the herb infused oil into a clean mason jar, separating the herb matter. Compost the linden flower and then mix 10 drops of each in an 8 oz glass bottle and gently shake to disperse the oils.

Frankincense EO has a long list of healing properties, one of which is lymphatic regeneration, making this a wonderful tonic for women of all ages in promoting healthy breasts!!

Helichrysum is said to be more anti-inflammatory than German Chamomile and more tissue regenerating than lavender. It also helps to reduce pain and improve circulation which will help with tenderness around your cycle.

Rosehip Seed Oil is wonderful for helping to balance hormones.

Linden Flower is very soothing and calming to the body.

Directions: Massage in gentle circular motion around your breasts with the intention of self-love and healing.