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The Truth About Mints

Some of the many varieties of mint made clear. Commercial Cultivation of peppermint and spearmint dates from 1750 in England; by 1790 the industry had migrated to the United States. Peppermint (Mentha x piperita) is primarily grown today in the fertile, sandy loam soils of the Pacific ...

No-Dandruff Rinse

Dandruff is a condition of the scalp where the skin becomes very dry and flaky. This hair rinse will help deep-cleanse your scalp and rid it of any dead skin cells. The vinegar in the rinse can be drying to hair. Avoid drying out your hair in the process of treating your scalp by following with ...

Blackened Chicken on Caribbean Salad with a Jalapeno Lime Dressing

If your garden or local farmer's market is bursting with herbs like mine is you are probably looking for new ways to incorporate all that goodness into your diet.  This summer salad is bursting with fresh herbs. Blackened Chicken on Caribbean Salad with a Jalapeno Lime ...

A lemon and Mint Detox Bath makes for a great gift as well as a wonderful way to pamper yourself.

Lemon Mint Detox Bath

It is the week before Christmas if you are anything like me you may be feeling the stress of finding last minute gifts.  One of the things that I like to make ahead of time and have on hand for a quick but meaningful gift to give are jars of herb-enhanced detox bath mixes. They are super easy ...

Grow a Winter Indoor Herb Garden

Guest post by Susan Berry from Grit. Just because Summer is gone doesn't mean you can't have the taste of Summer fresh herbs this time of year. Fresh herbs are very pricey in the supermarket so why not grow your own indoors this Winter? When Spring comes back, and it always does, simply ...

Fresh mint in white mortar.

Natural Mosquito Repellents: Get Rid of Pesky Insects with Plants

If you’re wary of the chemicals in commercial insect repellents, and put off by electric bug zappers, try these natural mosquito repellents. You will enjoy fresh summer air over the smoke of candles and incense designed to keep insects at bay. 6 Herbs to Help Get Rid of Mosquitoes Organic ...

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