DIY Bug Spray

DIY Bug Spray

Would you love to cut down on chemicals in your bug spray?

Making your own bug spray with essential oils can be easy.  All you need is a few items and blend!

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • DIY Bug Spray

    Ingredients

    • 10 drops of Cypress Essential Oil
    • 10 drops of Geranium Essential Oil
    • 10 drops of Bergamot Essential Oil
    • 10 drops of Rosemary Essential Oil
    • 10 drops of Cedarwood Essential Oil
    • 3 drops of Peppermint Essential Oil
    • 1 cup of 40-50% vodka. 

    Instructions

    1. Blend and store in a dark bottle. Shake before spraying.
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Directions for DIY Bug Spray

  • Mix 1 cup of 50% Vodka: It doesn’t have to be high quality.  You can also use witch hazel as an alternative.
  • Essential oils:
    Cypress E.O. (10 Drops)
    Geranium E.O. (10 Drops)
    Bergamot E.o. (10 Drops)
    Rosemary E.O, (10 Drops)
    Cedarwood E.O. (10 Drops)
    Peppermint Essential Oil (3 Drops)

Mix well and place in a dark bottle. Shake before use.

Other ways to use this blend

  • for bug bites
  • room spray
  • perfume

Please do not drink essential oils:)

Herbal Popsicles

Herbal Popsicles

Do you have little kids at home that love those sugary pops?

Would you love to incorporate more nutrition into their diet?

Introducing Herbal Popsicles. I’ve used this recipe for over five years now and my twins LOVE helping me make them!

Herbal Popsicles

Ingredients

  • 2 tbs. of Dried Lemon Balm
  • 1 cup of Fruit- we like strawberries and banana or frozen mango
  • Small Can of Pineapple juice or raw honey if you prefer
  • 2 tbs. Echinacea (optional)

Instructions

  1. Make 2 cups of lemon balm tea (a handful of fresh or dried lemon balm leaves steep in 2 cups of water.)
  2. Strain.
  3. Add 1 cup of chopped fruit & the pineapple juice to a blender and blend.
  4. Mix in 2 TBS echinacea tincture (optional)
  5. Mix all the ingredients super well and distribute evenly into a popsicle mold.
  6. Freeze, serve. Make sure to try one yourself! Yum!!!
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Here are some popsicle molds we love!

I purchase lemon balm from mountainroseherbs.com 

xoxo

Tara

Skinny Tea Recipe

Skinny Tea Recipe

It’s frustrating when your bloated and constipated.

What if there was an easy tea blend to decrease your bloating, constipation and PMS symptoms with one cup of tea?

Then this skinny tea is for you.

Who is skinny tea good for?

  • If you have constipation
  • You have PMS
  • You are experiencing bloating
  • You have Urinary discomfort
  • You’re eating chocolate:) Yes, it helps balance the sugar rush.

How do you make skinny tea?

Skinny Tea Recipe

Ingredients

  • Buy 2-4 ounces of each, except for rose hips purchase half the amount.
  • Dried stinging nettles
  • Dried dandelion leaf
  • Dried peppermint leaf
  • Rose hips {2 ounces}

Instructions

  1. Step #1. Purchase your tea from high-quality sources like www.jeansgreens.com or www.mountainrosherbs.com.
  2. Step #2. Blend the herbs together and place in a sealed container. When I suggest 1 part, you can use 1 cup and 1/2 part, use 1/2 cup etc.
  3. Step #3. Use 1 tbs. of dried herbs per 1 cup of boiling water. Cover and steep for 10 minutes. Add honey if desired.
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You can purchase your loose leaf tea from www.mountainroseherbs.com.

Did you make the recipe? Take a picture and post it on Instagram! #taragregorioherbalist

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