Wild morning to you all! it is December and it is cold. Yes, rather freezing. That’s why I decided to dedicate this month’s plant title to…(drumroll): ginger! Yes, the lovely juicy and spicy ginger. Its presence makes a difference and I love it in my drink, on my plate, and on my face! I love the ginger skin and hair benefits and I love the ginger smell on a cold December morning.
Hello! Olive tree harvesting has begun a few weeks ago and the smell of freshly pressed olive oil is indeed all around the countryside. And because I’m all about homegrown olive trees with handpicked and fresh olive oil, I decided to explore the olive oil skin and hair benefits since I normally just use it in the kitchen. Below you can find a homemade olive oil body scrub recipe.
Wild morning to you, pretties! Red, purple-ish and festive is this month’s plant that I wish to present to you. Known as red forest gold in Sweden, cranberries are all that nature has to offer in terms of healing and miracles. With enormous amounts of positive cranberry health benefits, you will want to include these small berries in your pantry. Have I mentioned cranberry skin and hair benefits?
Chestnut season is here and there are stands around every corner, selling roasted chestnuts. I don’t know about you, but I love the smell of roasted chestnuts; it reminds me of scarves, mulled wine and crisp clear nights. Yes, daydreaming a bit, but I decided to dedicate this post chestnut skin and hair benefits and to find out if there are any at all.
One of the world’s most popular spices, cinnamon is useful not only in the cooking area but can be considered as a natural remedy since cinnamon has loads of health benefits. It is a tasty addition to a lot of dishes and my personal favorite as leaves starts to turn color and the night air gets chilly.
Wild and purple morning to you all! This weekend calls for some lavender and lavender essential oil benefits, incorporated in a few recipes I gathered: very simple and practically not time-consuming at all. And, they’re also all vegan. In case you also (like me) have a large jar of dried lavender at home but have no idea what to do with it, have a look!
Hey, guys! Do you want to know how to make your own herbal tea blend? Have a look at this guide, because there is nothing better than having a nice fragrant cup of homemade herbal tea blend, right? Yes, I’ve gotten into my autumn mood already, and have just checked all the herbs that I’ve stored and dried during the summer. Even though my favorite is still green tea, I am a sucker for anything tasty and tea-like.
Wild morning, pretties! I’m working on my coconut oil pulling morning routine as I am writing this, and my face is relaxing under my newly made coffee and cinnamon face mask. It’s Friday, which means I begin my pampering early and usually plan a few DIY projects over the weekend. I love nothing more than drinking my tea, creating and watching a good movie, while the rain plays games on my windows and I have nowhere to be and nothing to worry about.
Chia seed popularity took off in Europe only in the late 90s’ but for a lot of us (me included) living without the tiny seeds nowadays seems unimaginable. Even though most of us consider chia as a kitchen staple and a must-have, its’ use has managed to spread well beyond that. Chia seed oil is on the rise this time and in this post, we’ll have a look at the seeds, the benefits and different uses of chia for different preferences and needs.
Wild morning, pretties! Autumn is here and what can be better than drinking a relaxing tea in the chilly evening? Chamomile is one of the oldest plants in the world and one of the healthiest there are. Also known as a flower of sun, we’re all familiar with the plant of small white and yellow blossoms, that have a tranquil yet aromatic fragrance.