Lip Balm DIY

Need a fun and easy project to keep the kids busy over the spring break? I workshopped this DIY lip balm recipe a couple of years ago at our open studio and it was a great hit!  This recipe uses no icky ingredients, is super moisturizing, and its herbal and essential oil blend make it … Continued

Lexicon: Cayenne

Common Name: Cayenne Latin Name: Capsicum minimum A very hot pepper Capsicum’s name is derived from the Greek word, “to bite”. Legendary for its curative properties its helps to maintain well-being, and is a favourite for both medicinal and culinary purposes. Supreme for warming the system, cayenne gets the blood circulating; through cold fingers, toes … Continued

Lexicon: Bergamot Essential Oil

Common Name: Bergamot Essential Oil Latin Name: Citrus bergamia Small green fruit found in the Mediterranean, are not edible, but emit a wonderful scent! First mentioned in the seventeenth century Parfumer Francois, it was named after the town of Bergamo in Italy. Bergamot scents many colognes and flowers and flavours Earl Grey Tea. The scent … Continued