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Salve Making: Tips and Tricks

We divulge our secrets, tips, and tricks for making the perfect salve! First of all, what is a Salve? A Salve is a blend of infused oils or essential oils mixed with beeswax and are applied topically for various reasons. (Seriously, you can make a salve for just about anything, there are numerous recipes out there!) To name a few examples: A drawing salve - helps to draw out small foreign objects A diaper salve - helps to reduce irritation on a baby's buttox General First Aide - Aides in repairing small burns, cuts, and scrapes A vascular salve - helps to strengthen the vascular system A sore muscle salve - helps to relieve tension and nerve pain A lymphatic...

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Seasonal Chat - Happy Nose

The herbs in this formula are chosen for 3 reasons: Their Energetics - mostly cooling and drying, helps to reduce inflammation, soothing to irritated tissues, and helps to bring appropriate moisture levels (of the sinuses) back into balance Their Organ Affinity - primarily the upper respiratory system - eyes, throat, nose, and sinuses Actions - expectorant, diaphoretic, astringent/demulcent, and stimulating

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Kid's Focus: Not Just for Kids!

A few years back, one of our employees who had been with us for a while, was filling bottles for our retail space. Being a small business, we mix, fill, label, and shrink wrap all of our herbs by hand. Anyone who has worked in production knows how easy it is to fall into auto-pilot mode...

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