I love books! Herbal medicine and aromatherapy books, cookbooks, how to books, quilting books, soapmaking… Below you will find a books in the herbal section of my little library. My favorite book to get ideas for recipes would be Jeanne’s Rose Herbal Body Book, published in 1976 is still a great resource. I sometimes use this book as a… Continue reading My Library of Herb Books
Variety of Oil Infusions: Rosemary, Plantian, Blend Mix, Peppermint Peppermint infusion: http://wisewomenbotanicas.wordpress.com/2009/03/13/peppermint-infused-oil/ PLANTAIN COMMON NAME: Plantain LATIN NAME: Plantago major (LINN.) FAMILY: N.O. Plantaginaceae COMMON NAMES: Broad-leaved Plantain, Ripple Grass, Waybread, Slan-lus. Waybroad, Snakeweed, Cuckoo’s Bread, Englishman’s Foot, White Man’s Foot, (Anglo-Saxon) Weybroed. PROPERTIES: Refrigerant, diuretic, deobstruent and somewhat astringent, anti-inflammatory, vulnerary, and externally stimulant.… Continue reading PLANTAIN- Herbal Infusions
I have been using the soapmaker program since 2002 and could not run my business without it. I depend on it for making formulas, pricing, inventory and much more. The new version has so many upgrades that I am not sure I have found them all. The new version is truly an amazing tool. Here are just… Continue reading SoapMaker 3 Launched!
I have quite a collect of books when it comes to soapmaking, here are just some of my favorites The Handmade Soap Book (The Handmade Series) by Melinda Coss has beautiful illustrations Handmade Soap by Tatyana Hill the soap pictures inspire you to be creative with your own soaps. Soapmaker’s Companion: A Comprehensive Guide with Recipes,… Continue reading Favorite Soapmaking Books
This is one of my favorite sites to go to when I need to do research on herbs and they supply herbs, books…. Go to http://www.bulkherbstore.com/ and check it out. Then go to http://www.bulkherbstore.com/Licorice-Root-Square-Cut and look at all the information it gives you. There is excerpts from The ABC Herbal, excerpts from Herbal Antibiotics, excerpts from… Continue reading The Bulk Herb Store
When I first started out making bath and body products, almost 10 years ago, one of my first shopping experiences with FPI-America. Through the years I have continued to purchase certain items that are not available anywhere else for the same quality and price. FPI-America, http://fpi-america.com, has the best Cinnamon Leaf (imo), Basil, Ylang Ylang III, Bitter Almond that is… Continue reading One of My Favorite Supply Places