Essential Oils


Sunrise Botanics

Sunrise Botanics

Sunrise Botanics meets a unique need in the Canadian market with an extensive product offering in accessible sizes and quantities, quick shipping, and low cost delivery.

Understanding Herbs & Essential Oils (and the Super Bundle)

Understanding Herbs & Essential Oils (and the Super Bundle)

I'm impressed with the depth and scope of what's offered in the focused topics of herbs and essential oils. I'm impressed with the variety of teaching methods - audio, video and reading materials. And I'm super impressed with bonus offer.

Getting my act together for the next cold & flu season

Getting my act together for the next cold & flu season

It seems a bit early to be preparing but the timing couldn't be better for growing or sourcing quality herbs, and accessing the resources you need.

Spending time with my mom (and eagerly anticipating spring and summer adventures)

Spending time with my mom (and eagerly anticipating spring and summer adventures)

As the days slowly lengthen and winter's magic wanes (early winter is magical but the magic doesn't last forever) I am itching for a change.

(the ultimate) Healthy Homemaker Series ~ herbs and essential oils

(the ultimate) Healthy Homemaker Series ~ herbs and essential oils

I am slowly building a stash of high grade essential oils that are replacing my previous use of herbal concoctions. As my stash of essential oils grows I reach for them more and more to take care of my family's health.

Pepper & Spice Muscle Rub Recipe Inspiration

Pepper & Spice Muscle Rub Recipe Inspiration

Another present under the tree for family this year. To make this muscle rub I used the method described in the post How to Make an Herbal Salve. This year I made some improvements to the recipe, most notably the addition of organic, Maine grown peppers and essential oils. Chosen ...

Herbal Insect Bite Relief

Herbal Insect Bite Relief

My herbal knowledge, whatever little I have, is mostly in plants for the skin. You probably already know about comfrey and plantain and this is a simple recipe using those herbs to make a poultice or paste to relieve itchy insect bites.