The Wonderful Properties of Orange Essential Oil

Orange essential oil is one of my favorite winter essential oils! It is anti-inflammatory, antidepressant, *antispasmodic, antiseptic, aphrodesiatic, *carminative, diuretic, tonic, sedative, and a *cholagogic substance. Many Uses For Orange Essential Oil: add orange flavor to beverages and desserts soaps body lotions creams anti-aging creams wrinkle creams room fresheners fabric sprays deodorants biscuits teas jams jellys chocolates candies food dishes … Continue reading The Wonderful Properties of Orange Essential Oil

Homemade Organic Pest Repellent {Part 2} Attracting Beneficial Insects

  Not all insects are bad for your plants. Some actually consume other dangerous pests and keep your garden infestation free. If you’re growing green leafy vegetables, introduce brachonids, ichneumon wasps and/or chalcids by inter-planting them with carrots, celery or parsley. These insects prey on leaf eating caterpillars. Consider introducing ladybugs, lacewings or hover flies … Continue reading Homemade Organic Pest Repellent {Part 2} Attracting Beneficial Insects