News June 2015 -- Father's Day Delights from Rebeccas

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Rebecca
We’re excited to announce our partnership with Hatch Lab a new website that partners with food artisans, farmers and herbalists to teach you how to make, grow and concoct through their entertaining online videos.

Have you ever wanted to learn how to make your own Elderberry Syrup? Join Rebecca and Faith to learn how to easily prepare a homemade Elderberry Syrup. In this 30-minute video, you’ll learn the how-tos, in addition to some fun and accessible science and history. The video is a great learning experience for the whole family. You can check out the class preview here, then if you choose to, you can purchase the video for just $5 and you own it. After purchase you can watch it as often as you’d like online or download to your computer. Medicine making is empowering and nourishing for everyone. Fun! 


Father's Day and More

Hand SalveMen's Aftershave

Below are some unique and useful Rebecca’s made gift ideas for the awesome Dads in your life. 


Hardworking Hand Salve

For active, hardworking individuals, this salve is made from Comfrey leaf & root, Plantain and Calendula infused olive oils with Lanolin and a soothing blend of essential oils. This moisturizing and skin healing salve is great for cracked skin, rough, dry patches, callouses, cuticles and more. A favorite of the herbalists here in the shop, we don’t go a day without the moisturizing & regenerating action of the Hardworking Hand Salve.

Men’s Aftershave Oil

Made from a base of organic Jojoba oil, Vitamin E and a blend of essential oils that are formulated to astringe and tone, speed the healing of cuts and scrapes and soothe inflammation. This woodsy and minty fresh blend can be used after shaving or any time as a moisturizer for the face.

Fabulous Foot Scrub

Comfrey leaf infused olive oil, refreshing Peppermint essential oil and exfoliating pumice stone make up this Fabulous Foot Scrub. Use light pressure and massage in circular motions to soften callouses, moisturize and alleviate sore feet.


Make something for that fabulous Father or Fathers in your world!

 

Refreshing & Zesty Aftershave Recipe

Antiseptic and anti-inflammatory this herbal liniment can be used to help keep freshly shaven skin clean, to soothe inflamed skin and to seal open pores. Spritz onto the face or apply as a facial splash after each shave. 

1 oz Everclear or Vodka
1 oz Aloe Vera Juice
2 oz Lavender Hydrosol (other hydrosol options include: Neroli, Rose & Geranium)
1 Tablespoon Rue
1 Tablespoon Clove buds
1 Tablespoon Ceylon Cinnamon chips
1 Tablespoon Comfrey leaf
peel from 1 fresh Orange
peel from 1 fresh Lemon
2 drops Lavender
2 drops Rosemary essential oil
5 drops Frankincense essential oil

Combine everything except the essential oils in a wide mouth mason jar (1/2 pint size or jelly jar size). Let mixture infuse for 1-2 weeks, shaking occasionally. Strain mixture through muslin cloth to remove whole herbs. Add essential oils to strained mixture and blend thoroughly. Pour into 4 ounce glass spray bottle. Label and enjoy!

(Recipe created by Amber Brisson & Adri Sugrue)