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The Wonderful World of Cloves

Clove essential oil comes from the flower buds of the Myrtacae tree or bush (of the Myrtle family).  It is an evergreen that grows up to 39 feet.  The English name clove is derived from the Latin clavus meaning nail because of their nail-like shape.  The oil is steam distilled from the bud and stems […]

Herbal Ice for Teething Babies

Oh, the sleepless nights of teething babies!  Our third and last little love, Arya, is 9 months old, and her top front teeth have been trying to break through for a couple of weeks now.  Last night, I was able to catch up on some TiVo between the not-so-lovely hours of 3-5am thanks to these […]