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3 Uses for Calendula this summer (eat it, infuse it, make lotion with it)

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Calendula is an amazing flower with many benefits.

Use #1: use fresh calendula petals on your summer salad! Make sure you know the source of the flowers. 

Use #2: infuse dried calendula flowers in oil

Use #3: make lotion bars with the infused calendula oil

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The best natural treatment for sunburn

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Aloe vera plants are the perfect sunburn relief to have on hand when a sunburn happens. Take it a step further with this after burn spray recipe.

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Why use a hydrosol instead of an essential oil?

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Why use a hydrosol instead of an essential oil?

Why use a hydrosol instead of essential oil? When plant matter is steam distilled, both essential oils (oil-soluble constituents), and hydrosols (water-soluble constituents) are produced.

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10 Steps to Research an Ingredient for Safe Natural Skin Care Products

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10 Steps to Research an Ingredient for Safe Natural Skin Care Products

While it's most important to us that the ingredient does the job we want it to do, there are certain steps we must follow when creating our skin care products to sell online. Here's the process we follow.

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