A Closer Look: Organic Peppermint Essential Oil

Peppermint

In the world of essential oils, many people can easily identify the smell of peppermint.  Make your own Peppermint Mouthwash, toothpaste, and more with cool, refreshing Organic Peppermint Essential Oil. Gives skin a clean, fresh feeling when added to homemade soap bases, such as our Cocoa Butter Glycerin Melt and Pour Soap Base. Try Organic Peppermint Essential Oil in lotions and skin creams, too!… 

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Shannon

Shannon is a mama to four small children, homesteader, freelance writer, and picture-taker. She lives with her husband on their off-grid homestead where they make and eat kefir, kombucha, sourdough, and fermented vegetables.

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Remineralizing Toothpaste

diy remineralizing toothpaste

With this recipe, toothpaste goes beyond simply cleaning. While the mineral content of the teeth is largely determined by the mineral content within the body, brushing with added minerals helps to bring these nutrients straight to where they are needed most…. 

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Shannon

Shannon is a mama to four small children, homesteader, freelance writer, and picture-taker. She lives with her husband on their off-grid homestead where they make and eat kefir, kombucha, sourdough, and fermented vegetables.

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Berry-Flavored Kombucha

strawberry buch

With summer well on its way, I wanted to be sure our family had plenty of hydrating beverages. Water alone is often more harmful than helpful when had exclusively in extreme heat situations so while we drink plenty of the stuff, I also like fermented beverages for their hydrating qualities.

I already had water kefir going and then I was able to snag a kombucha SCOBY from a neighbor. With it I plan to do a second fermentation using this recipe. If our blackberry plants hold out, they’ll make their way into the first batch. If not, any good fruit will do for a fizzy, tasty kombucha such as this recipe.

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Shannon

Shannon is a mama to four small children, homesteader, freelance writer, and picture-taker. She lives with her husband on their off-grid homestead where they make and eat kefir, kombucha, sourdough, and fermented vegetables.

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