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Catnip Uses

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Hello all you amazing people out there! For all you crafters, are you looking for something new and exciting to try in your next project? Maybe you’re looking for something different and unique to wow all of your friends and family? Or maybe you’re just in of something to impress your customers with, something they haven’t thought of before! Well, have you ever tried using catnip in any of your products? Yes, catnip! Like the stuff that will your adorable little kitties go absolutely insane!! There are so many various catnip uses, it can be used for medicinal purposes, foods and beverages, bath and body products, skin care, soap making, and even for hair care!

There are so many wonderful catnip uses, especially in bath and body products! Catnip can be used in many common bath and body product such as face masks, scrubs, lotions, soaps, ointments, creams, shampoos and conditioners, and bath teas. When used during the soap making process, catnip helps to treat many skin conditions, like acne, and it also works to help you relax. Catnip also has many benefits when used for hair care. It helps to smooth, soften, and condition the hair, as well as moisturize it. Catnip also treats dandruff, and if the dandruff is caused by an infected scalp, the catnip can work as a “leave-on serum” to treat the infection. When used for skin care, catnip works as a natural astringent and helps to tighten loose skin and muscles. It is also a natural antiseptic and disinfectant. It even works to delays premature aging, treats acne, and speeds up the healing and repairing process of any wounds.

There are many amazing medicinal benefits to using catnip as well. For women, catnip can be used to treat cramping, the pain and cramps caused from the menstrual process, and it also helps to start the menstrual process for girls that have delayed cycles. It can also be used to treat colds, the flu, swine flu, rheumatism, arthritis, indigestion, worms, insomnia, flatulence, diarrhea, colic, anxiety, fever, hives, the measles, upset stomachs, and hyperactivity. Catnip is also used as treatment for hemorrhoids and can be used in a compress to help relieve any swelling of the body. It also helps to relieve any inflammation and swelling caused by airborne allergies, colds and flu, and even from excessive alcohol intake. Catnip also has many important properties such as being antibiotic, antibacterial, antimicrobial, disinfectant, anti-spasmodic, anti-fungal, anesthetic and sedative. It can even be used to give some relief from many nervous system disorders such as Alzheimer’s, vertigo, and Parkinson’s disease.

Did you know that catnip can be used as a natural insect, mice, rat, and bug repellent? Or that it has been used as an ingredient in love potions? It is even said that in American folklore, ingesting catnip will turn the nicest person around into the meanest person around! The easiest way to get your hands on this fantastic product is by typing “catnip” into the search bar on our site which will take you directly to our Cut and Sifted Catnip Leaves. But did you know that we also offer a free recipe for our Kittens Mittens Toy that is actually made with catnip? This recipe is one that your furry felines are sure to love! When you get to our catnip page, on top of the picture, there is a little green Recipe box on top of the picture. That will show you a direct link to our Kittens Mittens Toy recipe! Check out all the rest of our free recipes and classes as well, and keep watching for more Enlightened by Layla!

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Uses for Cloves

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Hello everyone! For all you crafters out there, are you looking for a new project to try? Maybe something exciting and unique that your customers will love? Or maybe you’re just looking for something different that would be the perfect gift for your loved ones? Have you ever tried anything with herbs before? More specifically, have you ever tried anything with cloves? You would be surprised as to how many different products and industries actually use cloves! They are in so many common products! Common uses for cloves include soaps, candles, lotions, creams, ointments, bath teas, massage oils, bath bombs, scrubs, potpourri, hair conditioner and many other bath and body products! Cloves can even be used for culinary and medicinal purposes! This is one product that you just can’t pass up, it is too perfect to use for all of your upcoming projects!

There are so many wonderful uses for cloves. For all of the many bath and body products it can be used in, it has many amazing benefits. Cloves have many skin benefits such as being able to treat and help heal rashes, cuts, and wounds. Cloves also contain many nutrients that are extremely important to the body such as vitamins A and C, sodium, phosphorous, potassium, and iron. These nutrients help to keep the skin healthy, treat and remove acne, and help to cure any scarring or blemishes. There are also many hair care benefits to using cloves. They help to refresh worn out color, prevent hair loss and thicken the hair. Also, when using cloves in soap making, they work as a gentle exfoliant and provide the soap with an awesome smell!

Cloves also have many fantastic medicinal benefits! They happen to contain many minerals that are essential to the body like manganese, magnesium, potassium, iron, and selenium. Cloves also have many anesthetic, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, rubefacient, and carminative properties. They are used to treat inflammation, constipation, arthritis, sinusitis, coughs, diarrhea, flatulence, athlete’s foot, colds, and indigestion. Cloves also help to control heart rate and blood pressure, relieve nausea, vomiting, and morning sickness, and work as an exhaustion, fatigue and stress reliever. Cloves can even help to protect the body from lung and mouth cancers. Even you teeth can benefit from using cloves! They help to relieve tooth aches and cure bad breath! In Tibetan medicine, cloves and clove oils are used as treatments for multiple sclerosis and hypotonic muscles.

Did you know that cloves can actually be used as a natural insect repellant? Or that in Indonesia, cloves are actually used as spice in a type of cigarette called kretek? Cloves also just happen to be one of the most famous spices in the world, and are used as a flavoring agent in many different cuisines! In Middle Eastern, Asian, and African cuisines, they are used to bring flavor to curries, meats, and marinades. The easiest way to get your hands on this amazing product is just by typing “cloves” into the search bar on our site. That will take you directly our Whole Cloves page! But don’t forget to check out our Clove Bud Essential Oil as well! And be sure to check out all of our free classes and recipes! Enjoy these wonderful products and watch out for more Enlightened by Layla!


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