RONOVAN WRITES Challenge #72 Life & Give https://ronovanwrites.wordpress.com/2015/11/23/ronovanwrites-weekly-haiku-poetry-prompt-challenge-72-lifegive/ Thanksgiving Happy Thanksgiving! Gratitude for family and all things in life. Mothers Mothers are sacred. Mothers give birth and sustain life, with love and care. Visit me at: https://www.facebook.com/AuthorD.B.Mauldin/
Stillbirth On a platform, I heard someone call out your name: No, Laetitia, no. It wasn’t my train—the doors were closing, but I rushed in, searching for your face. But no Laetitia. No. No one in that car could have been you, but I rushed in, searching for your face: no longer an infant. A... Continue Reading →
Rectangle The most open of all the shapes, even drawn in two dimensions the square and triangle are stuck to the page a circle is, at best, a hole, but a rectangle— a rectangle is a door or an elevator, going somewhere — Michalle Gould, author of Resurrection Party This poem is offered as part of our November... Continue Reading →
Shadow Stalker: Falling to Pieces (Episode 14) Shadow Stalker: Falling to Pieces (Episode 14) Prologue Sneak Peek https://www.patreon.com/posts/shadow-stalker-3778576 via @ReneeScatts #Fantasy #DarkFantasy #Serial Shadow Stalker: Falling to Pieces (Episode 14) Prologue Sneak Peek http://www.patreon.com Calista opened her eyes and screamed as pain tore through her partially healed shoulder. A Dansig Tr...
Juniper Essential Oil
The Juniper Tree is a small evergreen with short spiny leaves and blue/black berries. Juniper grows in North America, Northern Europe, and from Siberia to Southwest Asia. The Essential Oil is steam distilled from the blue/black berries.
Juniper Essential Oil has a fresh, pleasing, pine aroma. It is used primarily in men’s fragrances to add a woody note. Claiborne for Men contains Juniper Essential Oil.
Juniper berries are, also, used in making gin.
Ancient Egyptians and Greeks used Juniper Essential Oil to combat epidemics. During the first World War, French hospitals used Juniper Essential Oil in sick wards to combat smallpox.
Juniper Essential Oil contains antiseptic, detoxifying, diuretic, stimulant, and tonic properties.
Following are some recipes you might like to try:
Blend together with 1 ounce Carrier Oil
8 drops Juniper Essential Oil
4 drops Parsley Essential Oil
3 drops Fennel Essential Oil
This blend is useful for…
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Healing Salve Recipe
One of the great things about fall is that so many of our spring ephemeral plants, those who dominate the springtime, come back to us again before the snows set in. This is the case this year with chickweed, one of my favorite plants for making a healing salve. I have been seeking her out for medicine making and most of the summer she was a bit elusive. Finally, she is abundant again! So its time to make some green healing salve for gifts for Yule for friends and loved ones–I thought I’d bring you along for the journey.
This post will provide the recipe for my healing salve as well as insight into three plants used in the healing salve, all of which can be found abundant in most lawns and mowed areas (see these twoposts for information…
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Poem In Which Nobody Says I Told You So The point is, you won’t necessarily know Whether you’re living in a science fiction reality. Just as you won’t learn until after the final episode Whether the captain meant all he said about aviation And his wife. And what were you doing, anyway, In that chamber?... Continue Reading →
Forever Living Essential Oils As a Certified Aromatherapist, I can vouch for Forever Living’s excellent quality in their line of Essential Oils. You can purchase the individual essential oils, (Lavender, Lemon, or Peppermint), or the essential oil blends, (At Ease, Defense, or Soothe). If you have anyone on your 'Gift List' this Holiday Season that... Continue Reading →