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Apr
02

Cotton Candy Scent

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cotton candy fragrance oilCotton Candy Fragrance Oil– Fragrance Oil Spotlight

With summer right on our heels, tasty treats that only come with this wonderful season are right around the corner as well. Especially delicious cotton candy! I know this is one snack I just can’t wait to sink my teeth into! Just the thought of that fluffy yummy concoction is making my mouth water! Our Cotton Candy scent for the upcoming summer season smells just a delectable freshly made stick of cotton candy, and will fill your home with the scent of this amazing treat! I’m sure you can’t wait to sink your teeth into this yummy, sticky, fluffy confection.

What Does Cotton Candy Smell Like?

Cotton Candy Scent by Nature’s Garden is a wonderful blend of fresh strawberries and French vanilla that perfectly captures the aroma of a delicious summer treat.

How Do Our Customers Use Cotton Candy Fragrance Oil?

Are you looking for the perfect fragrance to make your friends and family’s mouths water? One that is sure to transport their minds to thoughts of a hot summer day with the taste of a delicious summer treat teasing their taste buds? Then our Cotton Candy fragrance oil is just what you’ve been looking for! For all the candle makers out there, this scent is absolutely perfect for you. This fragrance performs perfectly in joy wax and wow wax, as well as working nice and strong in soy wax. You can easily fill your home with the scent of this yummy treat by using this fragrance to create some nice and strong homemade aroma beads. For all of the potpourri and incense makers, our Cotton Candy scent has a maximum usage rate of 50%.

For bath and body products, this amazing fragrance has a maximum usage rate of 5%. Some common bath and body products that can include our Cotton Candy fragrance are lotions, soaps, bath oils, bath gels, and perfumes. This scent does happen to have a vanillin content of 2.5%, meaning that it may tend to discolor your soaps and other homemade bath and body products. Make sure to test it thoroughly before using this scent in any of your finished and final bath and body products, and use a Vanilla White Color Stabilizer to avoid any discoloration!. For all of the cold process soap makers out there, this fragrance is just what you need! Our cold process results are: there is no ricing or acceleration, and it has a perfect pour. However, this fragrance does discolor to a light brown color.

This is one amazing fragrance and it just keeps getting better and better! We offer many great free classes and recipes here at Nature’s Garden and our free recipe for our Cotton Candy Bath Bombs is actually made with our Cotton Candy Fragrance Oil. This is one recipe you have o try out as soon as you can. Please don’t hesitate to contact us here at Nature’s Garden with any thoughts, questions, or concerns. Enjoy this amazing fragrance and keep watching for even more Enlightened by Layla.

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Apr
01

Spearmint Soap Problems

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spearmint soap problemsSpearmint Soap Problems

Hello everyone! As you know, I’ve recently been making many different soap recipes and learning more and more about the soap making process. We posted a blog about the wonderful Spearmint Soap I made using our Spearmint Fragrance Oil, and now I’m back to tell you all about some of the problems I had making that gorgeous gray and green soap. That beautiful soap was actually my second time making this recipe, and as I’m sure you’ve figured out, the first time didn’t go so well! In the first recipe, instead of doing green and gray swirls, I instead tried out just an all-over green base.

One of my first problems was with my white topping for the soap. I had researched so many different pictures and had seen so many lovely whipped soap toppings that I thought this was one soap I could easily whip up and create myself! However, once I had prepared and poured my green soap base, I was waiting for my white topping to set up to a frosting consistency so that I would be able to fluff it all over the top of the soap. However, while I was waiting, I panicked and poured the white on top way too soon. This caused my top to not be able to peak as well as not being fluff-like. Because I poured too soon and my topping was still not fully set up, this also caused part of the white to sink into the green soap since the green soap was not fully set up either. You can definitely see the sinking after the soap was cut, there were no straight lines and you can see the spots where the topping sank right in! So for all of you other soap makers out there, always make sure to give your topping enough time to set up, or else you will end up with your topping sinking into your base! You also won’t be able to peak the top like you want!

Another big problem I had was using way too much green colorant for the base of my soap. Instead of coming out with a beautiful mint green color like the remake, the green of my first Spearmint Soap was a dark hunter-like green. While there is nothing wrong with a hunter green, this color did not go with the Spearmint theme. Once I completed the remake, this soap turned out absolutely beautiful! Have any of you experienced soap makers out there had any mistakes like these? I would love to hear about them! Please contact me here at Nature’s Garden, or you can always contact us here with any thoughts, concerns, or questions that you may have! Make sure to check out all of our wonderful free recipes and classes! You’re sure to adore each and every one of our recipes! Make sure to check out all of our Soap Classes as well to help you along! Make sure to keep watching for even more Enlightened by Layla!

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Mar
31

Rose & Violet Type Scent

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rose & violet type fragrance oilNG Rose & Violet Type Fragrance Oil– Fragrance Oil Spotlight

It’s almost time for all the beautiful spring flowers to appear, and I know that we can hardly wait here at Nature’s Garden! I can’t wait to be able to walk outside and breathe in the aroma of so many different flowers! Our Rose & Violet Type Scent is the perfect fragrance to bring you the feeling of outside in the middle of all those wonderful flowers, it is sure to fill your home with the scent of gorgeous spring pink roses mixed with the scent of beautiful violets! What a wonderful combination!

What Does Rose & Violet Type Smell Like?

NG Rose & Violet Type Scent by Nature’s Garden is a soothing medley that is a fantastic blend of sweet violet blossoms mixed with wild rose. This fragrance also consists of a combination of fresh notes of coconut, musk, and even orange.

How Do Our Customers Use NG Rose & Violet Type Fragrance Oil?

This scent is so comforting and relaxing that is sure to make your mind drift right outside to the beauty of a gorgeous spring day. Use it to fill you home with florals that are sure to excite everyone you know! For all the candle makers out there, this fragrance is just what you’ve been looking for! Rose & Violet Type works nice and strong in soy wax, as well as performing perfectly in joy wax and wow wax. For all the incense and potpourri makers out there, this wonderful scent has a maximum usage rate of 50%. You can easily fill your home with this aroma by using it to create some nice and strong homemade aroma beads!

For bath and body products, our Rose & Violet Type scent has a maximum usage rate of 5%. Some common bath and body products that can include this fragrance are perfumes, bath gels, bath oils, lotions, and soaps.  Our cold process soap results are: there is a slight acceleration as well as moderate ricing. You will want to stick blend. However there is no discoloration and it has a very strong scent!

This fragrance just keeps getting better and better! We offer many great free classes and recipes here at Nature’s Garden and our Rose Violet Bath Melts are actually made with this amazing fragrance! These bath melts are such an amazing and fun recipe, one that you definitely don’t want to miss out on! Please don’t hesitate to contact us here at Nature’s Garden with any thoughts, concerns, or questions you may have! Enjoy these wonderful products and keep watching for even more Enlightened by Layla!

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Mar
27

Watermelon Fragrance

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watermelon fragrance oilWatermelon Fragrance Oil– Fragrance Oil Spotlight

Spring is coming and you know that means summer will be right on its heels! Time for swimming, going to the beach, eating ice cream, being out with all of your friends, and so much more! Do you have a favorite summer food? Besides ice cream galore of course! I definitely do, yummy delicious juicy watermelon! Aren’t you ready to just sink your teeth into a ripe juicy bright red piece of this amazing summer fruit? I know I can’t wait! Well until then, our Watermelon Fragrance Oil perfectly captures the scent of this yummy fruit! Fill your home with a scent that will leave you craving that wonderful ripe juicy slice of delicious watermelon!

What Does Watermelon Smell Like?

Watermelon Scent by Nature’s Garden is a tantalizing blend of different fruit notes including melons, strawberry, and peach with just a hint of vanilla.

How Do Our Customers Use Watermelon Fragrance Oil?

If you’re looking for a fragrance that will leave your mouth watering with hunger, then our Watermelon fragrance is just what you need. It is sure to leave you and all of your friends and family craving the feeling and taste of sinking your teeth right into a slice of yummy ripe watermelon. For all of the candle makers out there, this scent is exactly what you’ve been looking for. It works nice and strong in soy wax, as well as performing perfectly in joy wax and wow wax. For any incense or potpourri makers, our Watermelon fragrance has a maximum usage rate of 50%! You can easily fill your home with this tantalizing aroma by using it to create some nice and strong homemade aroma beads!

For bath and body products, this scent has a maximum usage rate of 5%. Some common bath and body products that can include our Watermelon scent are soaps, lotions, bath gels, bath oils, and perfumes. This fragrance does actually happen to have a vanillin content of .25%, meaning that it may tend to discolor any of your homemade soaps and other bath and body products. Just make sure to thoroughly test it before using this scent in any of your finished and final products. Use a Vanilla White Color Stabilizer to help with any discoloration! For any cold process soap makers out there, this fragrance is perfect for you! Our cold process results are: there is no ricing or acceleration, however it does discolor to a beige once it is processed. It has a perfect pour and a very rich scent!

I’m sure you can’t wait to try out this scent as soon as possible, but hold on one minute because it gets better! Here at Nature’s Garden, we offer many wonderful free classes and recipes, and our Watermelon Emulsified Sugar Scrub is actually made with our Watermelon fragrance! This is once recipe you’ll want to try out as soon as you can! Please don’t hesitate to contact us here at Nature’s Garden with any thoughts, questions, or concerns you may have and keep watching for even more Enlightened by Layla!

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Mar
26

Spearmint Soap

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spearmint soapSpearmint Soap

Doesn’t the scent of spearmint just completely delight you? I know it’s an aroma that can instantly lift my spirits! This is one scent that everyone you know is sure to adore, and one that you can easily fill your home with! We’re bringing you a brand new free recipe, and it is for our beautiful new Spearmint Soap! Doesn’t this amazing combination of green, gray, and white just make you extremely happy? We have used our Shea Butter Soap Recipe for the base.

Ingredients:

272 grams of Shea Butter

181 grams of Palm Oil

272 grams of Olive Oil

181 grams of Coconut Oil

125 grams of Lye

345 grams of Distilled Water

30 grams of Titanium Dioxide

68 grams of Spearmint Fragrance Oil

4 drops of Neon Green FUN Soap Colorant

2 drops of Black Oxide FUN Soap Colorant

Other Ingredients Needed:

Spearmint Leaves

Square Loaf Mold Market Molds

Safety Glasses

Safety Gloves

Safety Mask

Thermometer

Scale

Vinegar

Mixing Bowls

Spatulas

Stick Blender

 

Directions:

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Always start with safety first! Make sure you are wearing your safety glasses, gloves, and mask! Once you are protected, you can prepare your lye water. Measure and weigh out 345 grams of distilled water. Then measure and weigh out 125 grams of lye, and add it to your water. Always add lye to water, never add water to lye as this can cause an explosion! Mix your lye water together thoroughly, and then set it aside to cool down.

 

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While you are waiting for your lye water to cool, you can get your oils and butters ready. Measure and weigh out 272 grams of Olive Oil, 181 grams of Palm Oil, 272 grams of Shea Butter, and 181 grams of Coconut Oil. Then completely melt these down, and set them aside to cool as well.

 

 

spearmint soapAs you’re waiting for your butters and oils and lye water to cool, you can prepare your colorants. In separate mixing bowls, add 4 drops of Neon Green colorant to one, and 2 drops of Black Oxide to another. Then measure and weigh out 8 grams of Titanium Dioxide in a bowl and pour just a little bit of your oils into it. Mix it together until it has become a paste-like consistency. This will be for your white swirl. For your white top, in a separate bowl, measure and weigh out 22 grams of Titanium Dioxide and pour a little bit of your oils, again making a paste-like consistency.

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Using your thermometer, keep checking the temperatures of your lye water and oils until they have reached around room temperature (72 degrees Fahrenheit) and are within ten degrees of each other. Then carefully pour your lye water into your oils, and thoroughly mix them until they have come to a light trace.

 

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After you have come to trace, pour 461 grams of your mixture into a another mixing bowl and add your Titanium Dioxide paste with 22 grams. Mix it thoroughly and then add 23 grams of Spearmint fragrance, once again thoroughly mixing. Then set this bowl aside to let it sit and set up to become your topping.

 

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Next, into the bowls with your green and black colorants, add 308 grams of your mixture to each. In a third bowl, add 308 grams of your mix and add your white paste with the 8 grams of Titanium Dioxide. Thoroughly mix these together until you have achieved an all over gray color, all over mint green, and an all over white.

 

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Add 15 grams of your Spearmint fragrance to each of these and mix them together thoroughly.

 

 

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Then using the in the pot swirl method in another bowl, pour each of your three colors into the bowl. pouring each into a separate section.

 

 

 

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Using a spatula, start at the edge of the bowl and drag it in a straight line all the way across.

 

 

 

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Then place the spatula right where two colors begin to mix and drag it in a full circle around the bowl.

 

 

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After you have swirled your soap, you can begin to pour it into your mold. If you carefully pour it from side to side using the “granny pour” method, this will help you achieve an even prettier swirl!

 

 

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Once your soap is completely poured, make sure your topping is set up to about the consistency of cake frosting and then pour it on top of your soap. You can peak it with your spatula.

 

 

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After all of your topping is on your soap, lightly sprinkle some Spearmint leaves over top!

 

 

Once your soap is finished, you will need to let it sit to set up for at least 24 hours before removing it from your mold. Once it is removed, let your soap sit for at least 4 to 6 weeks, giving it enough time to fully cure and become less alkaline. Be sure to check out all the rest of our wonderful free recipes and classes, and keep watching for more Enlightened by Layla!

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Mar
25

Lilac Fragrance

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Lilac Fragrance Oil– Fragrance Oil Spotlight

Spring is upon us and that means it’s almost time for some new lovely and beautiful spring flowers! I just can’t wait to be able to smell all of those fresh growing beauties, can you? Well, let’s talk about a fragrance that will definitely make you feel like you’ve just stepped right into a gorgeous spring day, our Lilac Fragrance Oil! With this wonderful spring scent filling your home, you’re sure to make everyone you know feel as if they have just stepped into a field full of amazing freshly grown spring lilacs! This is one floral scent that you definitely don’t want to miss out on!

What Does Lilac Smell Like?

Lilac Scent by Nature’s Garden is the perfectly captured aroma of new freshly blooming lilac bushes that surrounds you with the wonderful feeling of a lovely breeze-filled spring day.

How Do Our Customers Use Lilac Fragrance Oil?

Are you looking for the perfect flower fragrance to fill your home with the scent of a glorious spring morning? One that is sure to bring the warmth of the sunshine to all of your products and yet still make them extremely feminine? Well, our Lilac fragrance oil does all of that and more! For all you candle makers out there, our Lilac scent is just what you need! It works perfectly in joy wax and wow wax, as well as performing nice and strong in soy wax. You can easily fill your home with this glorious floral aroma by using it to create some nice and strong homemade aroma beads. For all of the incense and potpourri makers out there, this amazing fragrance has a maximum usage rate of 50%!

For bath and body products, our Lilac fragrance oil has a maximum usage rate of 5%. Some common bath and body products that can include our Lilac scent are soaps, perfumes, bath oils, bath gels, and lotions. This fragrance oil does actually happen to have a slight vanillin content of .2%, which means that it may tend to discolor any of your soaps or other bath and body products. Just be sure to use our Vanilla White Color Stabilizer, which will help with discoloration and make sure to test this scent thoroughly before using it in any of your finished and final products. For all of the cold process soap makers out there, our Lilac fragrance is just what you’ve been looking for! Our cold process results are: there is no discoloration, however there is a slight acceleration. Soap at a cooler temperature, however it has an amazing scent!

This fragrance is sure to bring the scent of a favorite spring flower right into your home! It will make your products smell as though you’ve taken them right from the middle of a field of beautiful lilacs! But it just keeps getting better and better! We offer many free recipes and classes here at Nature’s Garden, and our Spring Smelly Jelly is actually made with our Lilac scent! This is the perfect recipe for the season! Enjoy these wonderful products and keep watching for more Enlightened by Layla!

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Mar
22

Fresh Outdoors Scent

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fresh outdoors fragrance oilFresh Outdoors Fragrance Oil– Fragrance Oil Spotlight

All of the warm weather is right around the corner, and you know what that means! Beautiful flowers, beach time, birds singing, and the wonderful smell of the fresh outdoors! I can hardly wait to be able to step outside and breathe in that amazing aroma! Wouldn’t you love to fill your home with this great scent? Or include it within all of your products? Well, you can! Our Fresh Outdoors Scent perfectly captures the feeling of standing outside and just breathing in the aroma of a fresh summer day!

What Does Fresh Outdoors Smell Like?

Fresh Outdoors Scent by Nature’s Garden is the perfect combination of the fresh outdoors, you can smell the grass, the air, the dirt, and be surrounded by the feeling of nature’s beauty! This crisp fragrance creates a wonderful natural sensation. It has breezy tones of bright orange oil and ozone that highlight a great floral blend of lily and jasmine that are at the heart of the blend. The floral accord is accented by clean woody elements of pine and cedar that are balanced by just a hint of spice. There is a clear musk undertone that envelopes the shimmering sweetness of the sensation of the outdoors.

How Do Our Customers Use Fresh Outdoors?

This fragrance is sure to thrill your senses with the aroma of breathing in the scent of fresh cut grass, dirt, and the amazing mixture of beautiful spring and summer flowers! Can’t you just hear the birds chirping? For all the candle makers out there, this fragrance is absolutely perfect for you! It works perfectly in joy wax and wow wax, as well as performing nice and strong in soy wax. You can easily fill your home with this awesome scent by using it to create some nice and strong homemade aroma beads! For all the potpourri and incense makers out there, our Fresh Outdoors scent has a maximum usage rate of 50%!

For bath and body products, this great fragrance has a maximum usage rate of 5%. Some common bath and body products that can include our Fresh Outdoors scent are bath oils, lotions, perfumes, bath gels, and soaps. There is no discoloration in this fragrance, so you do not have to worry about it discoloring any of your soaps or other homemade bath and body products! For all the cold process soap makers out there, this scent is just what you’ve been looking for! Our cold process results are: there is no discoloration with just a slight acceleration. It soaps very nicely and the scent stays true!

I’m sure you’re just dying to get your hands on this wonderful fragrance, but hold on because it just gets better! We offer many awesome free classes and recipes here at Nature’s Garden and our Green Camouflage Candle just so happens to made with our Fresh Outdoors fragrance! This is one candle you won’t want to miss out on! Please contact us here at Nature’s Garden if you have any questions or concerns! Keep watching for more Enlightened by Layla!

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Mar
03

Fresh Cut Grass Scent

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fresh cut grass fragranceFresh Cut Grass Fragrance Oil– Fragrance Oil Spotlight

Spring is just around the corner, and you know what that means! No more snow and ice cold weather!! Spring means it’s finally time for warm weather, sunshine, and fresh green grass! Aren’t you just thrilled for the smell of freshly cut grass? Well, our Fresh Cut Grass scent perfectly captures just that! It will bring you the feeling of stepping out into a beautiful spring day with the warm heat of the sunshine on your face. It might even bring the humming sound of a lawnmower to your mind!

What Does Fresh Cut Grass Smell Like?

Fresh Cut Grass by Nature’s Garden is literally the aroma of freshly cut grass on a wonderful hot day.

How Do Our Customers Use Fresh Cut Grass Fragrance Oil?

Are you looking for that one fragrance that perfectly captures the feeling of a beautiful spring day? One that will make you feel like you’ve been transported right outside with the sun shining bright? Well then our Fresh Cut Grass scent is just what you’ve been looking for! For all you candle makers out there, this fragrance is perfect for you! It performs perfectly in wow wax as well as joy wax, and works nice and strong in soy wax. You can easily fill your home with this fantastic aroma by using it to make some nice and strong homemade aroma beads! For all the potpourri and incense makers, this fragrance is just what you need! It actually has a maximum usage rate of 50%.

For bath and body products, our Fresh Cut Grass scent has a maximum usage rate of 5%. Common bath and body products that can include our Fresh Cut Grass fragrance are soaps, lotions, bath oils, bath gels, and perfumes. This fragrance does not have any content. When a fragrance has a vanillin content, it means that it may tend to discolor your homemade soaps and other bath and body products. For all you cold process soap makers out there, Fresh Cut Grass is absolutely perfect for your new projects! Our cold process results are: there is no discoloration as well as no acceleration, and the scent holds wonderfully!

Our Fresh Cut Grass scent is absolutely perfect for all of your future products and creations! It is sure to fill your home with the feeling of a warm spring day with the smell of freshly cut grass! But hold on just a second, because this fragrance just keeps getting better and better! We offer many free recipes and classes here at Nature’s Garden, and our awesome Football Field Candle Loaf is actually made with our Fresh Cut Grass fragrance! This is the perfect candle for all those manly men out there, and it’s just what they need for all of their game days! This is one fragrance you definitely don’t want to pass up on! Please don’t hesitate to contact us here at Nature’s Garden with any thoughts, questions, or concerns you may have! Enjoy this great fragrance and keep watching for more Enlightened by Layla!

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Feb
26

Uses for Horsetail

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horsetailUses for Horsetail

Have you ever used horsetail in any of your projects? This wonderful herb is one you should definitely take advantage of if you haven’t yet! While it is most well-known for its many medicinal purposes, there are so many other uses for horsetail in different products and industries! Horsetail can bring many skin care and hair care benefits when used in bath and body products, and it can even be used for culinary purposes! Did you know that the stems of the horsetail plant can even be used to shape the reeds of many instruments like the saxophone or clarinet?

Common bath and body products that can include horsetail are shampoos and conditioners, soaps, massage oils, lotions, bath bombs, creams, ointments, facial toners, bath teas, lip balms, aftershaves, scrubs, and natural nail care products. There are many wonderful hair care benefits to using horsetail. This great herb works to treat frizzy or dry hair, as well as helping to make the hair silky and soft. Horsetail even fights dandruff and split, promotes new hair growth, reduces hair loss, treats itchy scalp, and works to cure baldness! When used for skin care, horsetail helps to treat acne and the signs of aging, heals any cuts or wounds, treats any rashes that were caused from allergies, and works to tighten and tone the skin. Horsetail also helps to form new skin collagen and treat burns and skin lesions!

There are many amazing medicinal benefits to using horsetail. In South America, it is used to reduce any swelling from excess fluid retention and to treat kidney and bladder disorders as well as urinary tract infections. Some Indian tribes have used a drink made from horsetail to treat venereal diseases. For women, horsetail can help to treat any hormonal or metabolic edemas caused by menopause as well as working to reduce heavy menstrual bleeding. Ancient Romans and Greeks even used horsetail to stop any bleeding and to heal any wounds or ulcers. They also used this herb as treatment for tuberculosis and kidney ailments. Horsetail can be used to treat a variety of other conditions as well including diarrhea, dysentery, fever, bronchitis, brittle fingernails, joint diseases, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, eyelid swelling, dyspepsia, cardiovascular diseases, malaria, muscle cramps, prostate problems, tumors, cysts, carbuncles, boils, herpes, hemorrhoids, gout, jaundice, hepatitis, incontinence, frost bite, ulcers, fistulas, prostate problems, and even chilblains and athlete’s foot.

Do you know how this plant actually ended up being called “horsetail?” It literally got its name because it literally resembles the tail of a horse! Are you still curious about this fantastic herb? Then make sure to check out our cut and sifted horsetail herb! While you’re there, don’t forget to check out all the rest of our free classes and recipes as well! Here at Nature’s Garden, we only sell horsetail for external purposes. We do not sell it as a food item or anything else. Please don’t take this blog as medical advice, it is for educational purposes only! Enjoy this great herb and keep watching for even more Enlightened by Layla!

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Feb
25

Noni Uses

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noniNoni Uses

Have you ever heard of the noni fruit? It is actually an amazing fruit that can bring you lots of fantastic benefits, one that you should definitely start using! This fruit is actually native to the Polynesian Islands, Southeast Asia, and Australia, having been used for over 2,000 years! It is most well-known for its many medicinal benefits, but there are many other noni uses for many other industries and products as well! It can be used for skin care, hair care, soap making, and even for culinary purposes! Did you know that the noni fruit is used as a dye? The bark of the tree produces a red dye, while a yellow dye is extracted from the roots!

Common bath and body products that can include noni are lotions, ointments, creams, scrubs, soaps, massage oils, bath bombs, face masks, aftershaves, conditioners, facial toners, bath teas, and even natural nail care products. You skin can greatly benefit from using noni fruit. The fruit works to treat many skin conditions including dry or rough skin, acne and even dark spots. It can make your skin feel younger, working to tone and rejuvenate it and smooth out any wrinkles. Noni can even treat any burns and sunburns, preserve skin elasticity, treat any hives or allergic reactions, and fight the signs of aging! There are many hair care benefits to using noni as well. This wonderful fruit works to improve circulation in the scalp, prevents hair loss, and promotes shiny and healthy hair. It has even been recommended for cancer patients to help regrow their hair after chemotherapy!

There are many amazing medicinal benefits to using the noni fruit as well. In traditional Chinese medicine, noni has been used as treatment abdominal pains, many menstrual problems, and even impotence. Besides treating menstrual problems, noni can also help women by working to treat the symptoms of PMS, treating any vaginal discharge during pregnancy, and working as a natural aid during childbirth. Traditional Polynesian healers have used noni for years to treat conditions like aches and pains, arthritis, diabetes, burns, and high blood pressure. Noni can even be used to aid in weight loss! Within the body, it produces a substance called nitric acid. This acid works to metabolize energy within the muscles. This extra energy works to reduce triglycerides in fat cells, which essentially reduces the weight of the fat cells! The noni fruit can be used to treat many other conditions as well including herpes, dysentery, rheumatism, enlarged spleen, muscle aches, senility, ulcers, fever, constipation, smallpox, depression, painful urination, and even liver and kidney diseases.

Did you know that the noni fruit actually has a very distinct smell? It is sometimes called the cheese fruit, because it gives off an almost cheese-like odor. This odor can actually attract fruit bats! These bats help to aid in the dispersal of noni seeds. Here at Nature’s Garden, we only sell noni fruit powder for external purposes! And please don’t take this blog as medical advice, it is just for educational purposes! But there are so many great noni uses, this is one herb you just can’t pass up! Looking for even more fun with our great products? Then check out all of our wonderful free classes and recipes! Have fun and keep watching for more Enlightened by Layla!

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