Sweet Basil Tea: A Simple Recipe to Boost Immunity

The smell of Basil is good for the heart … it taketh away sorrowfulness, which commeth of melancholy and maketh a man merry and glad. ~ John Gerard -The Herball (1597) When looking for healing remedies, most often I don’t need to look any further than our garden or the kitchen pantry. How about you? […]

The Calming and Healing Power of Lavender: Why We Love it in Our Botanical Skincare Products

To make a perfume, take some rose water and wash your hands in it, then take a lavender flower and rub it with your palms, and you will achieve the desired effect ~ Leonardo da Vinci Each time I send a parcel to someone I love, I tuck a sprig of lavender inside the box. […]