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    DIY Grape Skin Recipes for Youthful Looking Skin! Grapes are cool, delicious, refreshing and provide nourishment to your body and skin. Read on!

    For varicose veins, try horse chestnut, an herbal extract that's been shown in studies to strengthen veins and reduce swelling. The herb is also available in topical creams, though there's not as much evidence for these.

    Calendula (Calendula officinalis) - In tincture form calendula can be used to treat both headaches and toothaches. Calendula water makes a soothing, restorative wash for sore and inflamed eyes. It is a popular ingredient in salves and creams designed to decrease the inflammation of sprains, stings, varicose veins, burns, rashes, and skin irritations. ~

    Common Twayblade

    Common Mallow


    Common Harebell (these grow wild where I live - a cottage in the woods)


    Common Centaury

    Commonly known as Tea Tree oil, Melaleuca is used in a variety of commercially produced hair and skin care products because of its anti-microbial and anti-fungal properties. In World War II melaleuca was considered essential to every Australian soldier's first aid kit. This oil was used to treat wounds! How We Use Tea Tree (Melaleuca)…

    Comfrey is one of the best-known healing herbs of all times. Well known and widely used by early Greeks and Romans, its very name, symphytum, from the Greek symphyo means to "make grow together", referring to its traditional use of healing fractures. Comfrey relieves pain and inflammation caused by injuries and degeneration, especially the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. Comfrey creams and oils used in arthritic pain relieving massages. Great for compost, too!

    What Is Comfrey - Comfrey (Symphytum officinale) is a herb that has been used for centuries for it’s wound healing abilities. It’s also known as Bruisewort, boneset and knitbone. Historically, comfrey was used to treat bone fractures, back pain, varicose veins, bruises, sprains and strains and skin ulcers.

    I recently started replacing my beauty and skin care products one by one. This has Frankincense essential oil which I love the smell.


    Herb garden.