Sep 10, 2013
Hi, Jo ...
Aug 30, 2012
Jan 31, 2012
Nov 28, 2011
one part Dawn dishwashing liquid mixed with two parts HYDROGEN PEROXIDE
Pour directly on stain and use a scrubbrush or old toothbrush to work into stain. Works immediately.
The website states she tried this on a colored shirt with this recipe "1 tsp. Dawn dishwashing detergent, 3-4 tablespoons of hydrogen peroxide" and had success. She has pictures posted as well.
May 13, 2011
May 8, 2011
Spray vinegar on ant trails and around the areas they are getting into your House. Place sprigs of pennyroyal, tansy, or rue in the cupboards and Shelves.
Fleas hate laurel leaves, rue, and winter savory. Crush and place under
Rugs, sofa cushions, doormats, etc.. Add a tsp. Of vinegar to your pets Drinking water, they won't land on your pet or drink from their dish.
Hang sprigs of lavender, mint, pennyroyal, peppermint, or rue. Make
Potpourris out of lavender. Grow any one of these herbs in and / or outside your house.
Make sachets out of lavender, lemon, thyme, mint, rosemary, tansy, or
Wormwood. Place in linen closets and drawers and in closets.
Place bay leaves on shelves and in cupboards. Put a whole leaf in with your flour, rice and dried beans.
Place sprigs of tansy or mint on your shelves, cupboards and anywhere mice have been seen to deter them.
Apr 7, 2011
Arthritis: An olive oil rub to relieve pain.
Bee Stings: Make a paste of baking soda and water or toothpaste and apply to the sting site.
Bug repellant's : Use essential oils like Lemon grass, citronella and eucalyptus
Insect Bite: Apply a paste of 1/2 teaspoon sandalwood and 1/2 teaspoon of turmeric powder to the site of bite for soothing and healing. You may also add Neem.
Canker Sores: Mix 1 teaspoon of honey with 1/4 teaspoon turmeric, and rub it on the sore. Turmeric root is know for it's inflammatory and cholagogic properties.
Burn Relief: Mix 1 tablespoon aloe Vera with 1/4 teaspoon each of sandalwood and turmeric and apply the paste topically. Turmeric root is know for it's inflammatory and cholagogic properties.
Cold Sores: Mix tea tree oil and aloe Vera gel and apply to cold sore to dry out and
heal more quickly.
Carpal Tunnel : Massage the pain with mint oil or lavender oil
Hiccups: A teaspoon of sugar should stop Hiccups.
Psoriasis: Gently apply avocado oil to the affected area. Tea Tree oil works wonders for all skin irritants.
Sunburn: Gently apply Milk to the affected area. Have a cool bath to which 1/2 a cup of baking soda has been added. A thin paste of sandalwood applied to the sunburn area is beneficial
Apr 6, 2011
it would be great to have a place to share
all of those cool, refreshing, jello recipes, please
come on overand join in the conversation,
browse, and share your recipes! We'd love to have you!