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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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Exfoliating? We're here to answer your questions

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The best way to exfoliate the skin is with raw silk - but not silky cloth that you're used to thinking of when you think of silk. This raw silk has little slubs that help exfoliate as you gently wash the skin.

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The ideal skin care gift for the graduate

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Beesilk bars make the perfect skin care gift for the graduating senior. Here are 7 reasons why.

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