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We have a Spa-licious treat for you this week. 15% OFF our entire Spa Bath & Body line. From that lotion you love or the bath salt you need to the Body Butter your skin craves, it's all on sale. Enjoy! http://www.centralcoastlavender.com/spa-bath-body/

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4 Ways to Use Medicinal Herbs

Herbs are balancers, they do not promote dramatic effects like the ones seen with synthetic drugs. Herbs help the body regulate itself while most drugs overpower the body’s natural healing mechanism. You may have heard a lot about the use of herbs for medicine. Historical records of Native Americans, Romans, Egyptians, Persians and Hebrew medical practices [...]

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Growing and Using Sage: An Aromatic Mediterranean Herb

Sage, an aromatic herb native to the Mediterranean regions of Europe and Asia Minor, has been used for thousands of years medicinally. Egyptian women would drink sage tea for fertility and Hippocrates himself prescribed it for healing. The ancient Chinese valued the herb so much that they were willing to trade four times the weight [...]

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Tricks To Extend The Kitchen Life Of Your Summer Vegetables

Tricks To Extend The Kitchen Life Of Your Summer Vegetables Fresh summer fruits and vegetables — every winter we long for them, and every summer we enjoy eating them raw and in our favorite salads, desserts and recipes. Yet, despite our best efforts, many of these tasty, nutritious foods are lost to spoilage. The [...]

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20 Unbelievable Ways You Can Use Vinegar

These days, vinegar finds itself mainly as an ingredient in salad dressings and various types of pickles, canned or otherwise. Did you know that there are other uses for vinegar, many of which go beyond mere culinary use? Do you have a batch of homemade vinegar that you have read may not be the best [...]

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Essential Steps For A Better Fall Canning Season

Essential Steps For A Better Fall Canning SeasonA great way to preserve the bounty of your summer and fall gardens is by canning your produce. A successful canning season takes some preparation, though, and now is the time to get ready.If you make the time now to follow a few simple steps, it will pay [...]

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5 Healing Weeds Your Doctor Probably Mows Over

5 Healing Weeds Your Doctor Probably Mows OverThere are a multitude of healing plants which have effectively been used to promote health for hundreds, and sometimes thousands of years. Mainstream heath care practitioners are only beginning to appreciate and recommend these amazing natural remedies.Physicians and other health care experts did use wild plants extensively until [...]

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How To Preserve Summer Herbs For Winter Survival

How To Preserve Summer Herbs For Winter Survival This is a terrific time of year to gather herbs for winter use. It is easy and fun. Even children can help. Stock up now and you will have the flavors and healing plants of summer this winter. Herbs may be gathered from your garden or from the wild. [...]

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8 Remarkable Uses For Rosemary

8 Remarkable Uses For RosemaryI am a big fan of rosemary. I have several varieties of rosemary plants growing both inside my house and out in my garden. An evergreen shrub-like plant that is native to the Mediterranean, rosemary has a rich, tangy aroma that just connotes a good home-cooked meal to me. Plus, its [...]

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Central Coast Lavender Farm & Apothecary American Made Since 2006

Tell us about your business. Lila Avery Fuson embraces joy, gratitude and faith. In 2005, Lila found herself coping with a diagnosis of MS, Headaches, sleeplessness along with the side effect of medications were robbing her energy. Lila reached for essential [...]

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