Herb of the week: Dandelion

Latin name: Taraxacum Officianale Botanical family: Asteracea
Energetics (Chinese medicine): Drying, cooling Properties:

🌼 Diuretic
🌼 Nutritional
🌼 Liver support
🌼 Stimulates appetite
🌼 Supports immune system
🌼 Supports kidney function
🌼 Anti-inflammatory
🌼 Antioxidant-rich

Safety: For all ages. Can be used in pregnancy and while breastfeeding. Safe both internally and externally. Be cautious or do not use if you have an allergy to ragweed.

Most people consider dandelions “weeds,” but they are one of the most beneficial plants around! Ironically, we spend so much time and money trying to kill them using toxic chemicals, while the plants themselves can support our livers and kidneys and promote detox. It’s nearly impossible to kill dandelions, anyway, because their taproot can go up to 30 feet deep, and if there’s any piece of it left, it will regrow.

But why would we want to kill this beautiful plant?! It’s in season around mid-late April in northern climates, although it blooms sporadically during warm months. The flowers are open and yellow (composed of many tiny petals) during the day, and close at night and during cool, wet weather. They turn to white puffballs of seeds after a couple of weeks, and the wind carries them everywhere. Dandelions spread easily!
The whole plant is edible and medicinal. The roots are best harvested in the fall when the stored energy is highest, at or after the second year. They can be used raw in tea or tincture to promote liver health. Roasted, they make a nice coffee substitute.

The leaves are bitter in flavor and rich in several vitamins and minerals. They can be eaten in salads, or made into tea or tincture. They support kidney health and are sometimes called “nature’s multivitamin.”

The flowers have mild pain-relieving properties, and are nice infused in oil to make a salve or cream for sore muscles. They are also edible, and can be tossed in salads, used to make jelly or wine. Some also use them to make cookies, muffins, or fritters.

Enjoy all that dandelions have to offer!

Earthley products containing dandelion are:
🌼 Sun Shield
🌼 All Purpose Salve
🌼 Nourish Her Naturally
🌼 Nourish Me Naturally
🌼 Baby Balm
🌼 Pain Potion
🌼 Sinus Saver
🌼 Cough-B-Gone
🌼 Immune-Biotic
🌼 Natural Balance
🌼 Mama’s Tummy Relief
🌼 UT-Relief

I also love dandelion detox tea. You can find in most grocery stores.

Learn more about this herb and recipes for dandelions.

Learn more uses for this powerful herb.

(Note: be sure the dandelions you forage are not sprayed with pesticides or fertilizers.)

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Herb of the week: Rosemary

What is Rosemary?

Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) is a small evergreen plant that belongs to the mint family, which also includes the herbs lavender, basil, myrtle and sage. Its leaves are commonly used fresh or dried to flavor various dishes.

Egyptians, Greeks, Romans and Hebrews considered rosemary sacred and it has a long history of use. Rosemary has been known throughout time to be a wedding love charm, as well as a sign of honor and remembrance when used at funerals. It has also been used throughout history to soothe digestive problems, boost immune systems, relieve aches and pains.

Rosemary has an antioxidant ORAC value of 11,070 which means it is just as possible at fighting free radicals as goji berries.

Benefits include:
Discourages hair loss and boosts growth
Improves Memory
Boosts Liver Function
Lowers Cortisol
Helps Fight Cancer

Earthley products that include Rosemary:
Rosemary Lavender Dry Shampoo
Rosemary Lavender Shampoo Bar
Silk Smooth Leave In Conditioner
Herbal Baby Powder
Breathe Well Salve
Milk Flowin’ Salve

Castor oil detox pack, cool formula
Pain Relief Rub
Sea Salt Soap

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Herb of the week: Blue Tansy

I’m doing a bonus herb of the week in preparation for the Blue Bliss launch this week, which will include the good night lotion, a lip balm, an essential oil roller ball blend and a bar of soap. The sale on these (minus the soap) will run from Friday to Monday.

Many of you may be wondering:
💙 What is Blue Tansy?
💙 And why is it such a big deal?

Blue tansy (Tanacetum annuum) is a perennial herb native to Morocco, Portugal and Spain. Today, it’s mainly cultivated in Morocco, and often called ‘Moroccan blue chamomile.’ Blue Tansy is part of the daisy family. It yields a deep blue essential oil when the flowers are distilled with steam, which is how it gets its name. Blue Tansy essential oil has a sweet, fruity aroma due to it’s camphor content, and also has a complex, woody undertone.

Low worldwide demand and small crops can make blue tansy essential oil expensive and difficult to find. It is important to not confuse blue tansy with its cousin, tansy (Tanacetum vulgare). Despite being related, the two plants and their essential oils differ in color and have different benefits and uses.

💙How is it made?💙

The above-ground flowers and stems of the blue tansy plant are gathered and steam-distilled. In the distillation process, one of the chemical components of the oil, chamazulene, is released.

When heated, chamazulene turns deep blue, giving the oil it’s indigo-to-cerulean hue. Exactly how much chamazulene the plants contain changes as the growing season progresses from May to November.

Blue Tansy has shown to be beneficial to soothe irritated skin, an effective decongestant (when inhaled), helps calm the mind and ease tension, has anti-inflammatory properties, and helps repair damaged skin (including acne and wrinkles).

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💙Personal Experience💙

My daughter has gone through some anxiety and also gets car sick. I have taken her to a health specialist who muscle tested her for an oil that would be most beneficial to her to help these areas. Of course, my child would test best for one of the the most expensive essential oils! It does have a very calming scent and is very quickly becoming one of my favorite oils. I’m very excited for this launch!


Blue Tansy Essential Oil

Herb of the week: Rosehips?

Rosehips is the fruit of a rose that develops on wild roses as the flower drops off and usually appears in early summer, while rippening until Fall. These fruits are full of concentrated sources of Vitamin C! Rosehips are native to Europe and Western Asia.

Rosehips have been used to make jelly, jam, soup and oils; it can also be used to flavor tea and liquor. During wars, such as WWII, governments would use the rose hips to make hip syrup for their vitamin C supplement as citrus fruits were rare to find.

Many rose species produce edible rose hips, but rugosa roses (Rosa rugosa) are especially known for their rose hips.

Rosehips contain: Vitamin C, Magnesium, Potassium, Calcium, Vitamin A and Vitamin E.

Benefits include:
Boosts the Immune System
Obesity Reducer
Helps with Arthritis
Anti Ager
Anti Cancer

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Earthley Products that contain Rosehips:
Clear Essential Oil Roller
Soothing Belly Butter
Milk Flowin’ Salve
Elderberry Syrup Kits

And Energy Plus (herbal iron)

I always add rosehips to my homemade Elderberry syrup due to its immune boosting vitamin C content.

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Herb of the week: Elderberry

What is Elderberry?

Elderberry is native to Europe, Africa and parts of Asia, but it’s become common in the U.S. It has transient leaves, white flowers and berries that turn from green to red to black when ripe. Sambucus nigra is the full scientific name of the most common variety used for medicinal purposes, as well as the species on which the majority of scientific research has been conducted.


1) Boosts the Immune System.

2) Studies have shown it can decrease duration of colds.

3) Studies have shown it can improve Flu symptoms.

4) Reduces the amount of days sick with the flu.

5) It is an anti viral herb that can help reduce inflammation and congestion from Sinus Infections.

6) Elderberry has been shown to lower blood sugar levels and has been used to treat diabetes.

7) It has been found to lower insulin dependence in Type 1 Diabetes.

8) Promotes Urine production and bowel movements.

9) Supports Skin Health.
Elderberry has been shown to have significant bioflavonoids, antioxidants and vitamin A which is perfect for healthy skin.

10. Eases Allergies.

11. May have Cancer Fighting Effects.

12. Improves Gut Health and Lowers Cholesterol.

Side Effects:
Never consume raw berries or other parts of the plant since they contain a cyanide-inducing chemical, which can result in diarrhea and vomiting.

What does Earthley offer?

Elderberry Elixir Herbal Extract

Elderberry DIY Kits

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Herb of the week: Echinacea

🌿Herb of the week: Echinacea🌿

Echinacea is a native North American coneflower that was discovered and used as a traditional herbal remedy for more than 400 years by the Great Plains Indian tribes.

Before the introduction of antibiotics in 1950, echinacea held a respected medicinal status. Lately it has even made a comeback as herbal sales begin to soar; making it a 28 million dollar a year industry.

What makes this herb so special?

Many of Echinacea’s chemical constituents are powerful immune system simulators and benefits to taking this herb include:

1.Proven to help combat brain cancer.
“medicinal value of phytochemicals contained in Echinacea is clearly evident and indicates that these agents, as well as phytochemicals not yet discovered in other herbs, may be valuable tools to combat tumors.”

1) Helps to boost the Immune system.
Published in the journal Lancet Infectious Diseases, the University of Connecticut performed a meta-analysis study that evaluated 14 studies and determined that:

• Echinacea cuts the chances of catching a common cold by 58 percent.

• Echinacea reduces the duration of the common cold by almost one-and-a-half days.

Craig Coleman, Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice and lead author of the study, added that, “The take home message from our study is that echinacea does indeed have powerful cold prevention and cold treatment benefits.”

1) Helps to Alleviate Pain Associated with:**
Sore Throats
Stomach Aches
Snake Bites

2) Works as a Laxative.

3) Anti Inflammatory

4) Helps Skin Problems
In a paper prepared by Armando González Stuart, PhD, about herbal safety, it describes how echinacea has been used by various Native American tribes to treat:

• Arthropod bites

• Eczema

• Inflammatory skin conditions

• Psoriasis

• Snake bite

• Skin infections

• Stings

• Wound healing

1) Helps to Relieves Upper Respiratory Infections

Side Effects:
It has been “reported” that high doses of echinacea can sometimes cause nausea and dizziness, more so in those who have allergies.

Which products from Earthley contain Echinacea?
Feel Better Fast
Immune Biotic Herbal Extract
Digest Ease
Anti Inflammatory

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Amazon Prime Deals 2021

Are you an Amazon Prime member? If so, each year, Amazon has Prime Day with special deals for Prime Members. There is typically a limited quantity or limited time, so don’t delay in snagging a deal if you see one you like.

Here are some deals that are natural products or products for kids. Follow this post or keep coming back as I will continue to add items as I find them. Happy shopping!

Food items

Orgain protein powder. https://amzn.to/3zFtYiS

Clif Bars https://amzn.to/3cXIRU8

Nettle leaf tea bags https://amzn.to/3zJHfqx

Vita Coco Coconut water https://amzn.to/3zHhFCG

Happy Baby organic puréed food pouches https://amzn.to/3wOyZUi

Bragg’s one gallon olive oil https://amzn.to/3d0dzMg

Supplements, personal care and medical

And 23 and me kit https://amzn.to/3zGnNLn

Castor oil https://amzn.to/3iYJy3i

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Rael organic cotton menstrual pads https://amzn.to/3zU4KO3

Waterpik less than $40 https://amzn.to/3zNS3Uy

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Murphy’s Mosquito Sticks. These are great to stick in the yard and repel mosquitoes. They are like burning an incense stick so keep out of reach of children and pets when using https://amzn.to/3zKcZvL

Household, Kitchen

Essential oil diffuser. I have one of these and like it. https://amzn.to/3wXB8gs

Another diffuser that says it’s a humidifier too. https://amzn.to/2UoC6En

Here is a HEPA air purifier $30 off. https://amzn.to/3gNyWS9

Shark air purifier. $100 off This one looks really good. Anyone have it? https://amzn.to/3xEDH7q

Zinus green tea 3” full mattress topper. CertiPUR certified. https://amzn.to/3gS2ttH Twin size https://amzn.to/3d0T8i9 Queen size https://amzn.to/3zInFeu and King https://amzn.to/3cXbikM

Zinus mattresses are CertiPUR certified. They have couches and loveseats too. I’m verifying the foam in these are also CertiPUR certified. https://amzn.to/3xEtzvf Couch https://amzn.to/35UWMXb

Kid knife set https://amzn.to/3j1rHIW

InstantPot 11 in 1 system including pressure cooker, air fryer, steamer, rice cooker, and more! https://amzn.to/3gQybHY

Cuisinart air fryer, convection oven and toaster, all in one. I have this and love it. This is a great deal on this. About $75 off! https://amzn.to/3xERMSi

Cuisinart stainless pots and pans set https://amzn.to/2TQtbLI

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GreenLife cookware 30% off https://amzn.to/3xERMSi

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Ninja blender https://amzn.to/35JhTeE

Organic cotton sheet set https://amzn.to/2SQed84

Organic Queen goose down comforter https://amzn.to/3vSeqFy

Shark APEX duo clean https://amzn.to/2Uko2eR

Hoover PowerDash Pet Compact Carpet Cleaner. I have this and it works really well. https://amzn.to/3qgj5Q9

Opal nugget ice maker $100 off! https://amzn.to/3wLw9Q0

Ring alarm 8 piece kit 30% off https://amzn.to/3zKnIpX

Smart Sheep wool dryer balls https://amzn.to/3d1fyji

Woolzies wool dryer balls https://amzn.to/3zLRnz9

Kiddo items

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ApudArmis yard game set https://amzn.to/3cVWt20

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Magnatiles https://amzn.to/3wLGpHT

Magnatiles 100 pc https://amzn.to/3d00ZMU

Traditional soccer ball https://amzn.to/2SkLKHs

Kids real working stethoscope https://amzn.to/3gLlC0w

Wood toy tool bench with non toxic water based paints https://amzn.to/3gObUKY

Flower press kit https://amzn.to/3cWx1cz

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Veggie Tales 10 movie set for $13.20! https://amzn.to/3j0qWQy

Melissa & Doug cardboard blocks set https://amzn.to/2UjQ9e9

Back to school and learning items

OSMO Genius starter kit for Fire tablet https://amzn.to/3vPAYXg and for iPad

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Insect Lore Butterfly Garden https://amzn.to/3gRgdoD

Backyard science STEM activity kit https://amzn.to/3vV7is1

Bentgo lunch box. Plastic but will save on not needing baggies. https://amzn.to/3zNcml5

Swell stainless steel water bottles. Looks great for teens and adults! https://amzn.to/

Lenovo Chromebook Flex https://amzn.to/3d1nOzU

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CBD Sale

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We blend this amazing concentrate with pure, organic hemp seed oil for a completely clean product with a range of natural terpenes and cannabinoids, which provides the best health benefits!

But we don’t stop there. We also make our “formula C,” which is infused with key adaptogenic herbs — holy basil, lavender, and lemon balm, which benefit mood and the immune system and provide synergistic plant terepenes.

Not a fan of CBD? We also offer our herb-infused hemp seed oil by itself! This is “formula A,” for “adaptogen.”

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Stay Healthy Day 31: Why you should avoid dryer sheets and harmful laundry detergent

Healthy Steps 31:

1. Switch to natural detergents and stain removers. Natural products are typically plant-based, biodegradable surfactants that do NOT contain fragrances, dyes, optical brighteners, or chlorine bleach. It can be hard to spot the bad actors, just be diligent about reading the fine print on packaging when shopping!

2. Consider making your own laundry products. The only real way to know what’s going into your laundry is to create your own formulas. The good news is that your pantry is probably stocked with a lot of ingredients that are naturally safe for the environment – such as vinegar, lemon juice, hydrogen peroxide, and baking soda. (You can also use essential oils to add that fresh scent you love!)

3. Rethink dryer sheets and fabric softeners. For the most part, these are made with the same chemicals as popular detergents and can be harmful for both human health and the environment. Instead, opt for eco-friendly dryer sheets or dryer balls. Specifically, consider using wool dryer balls because they effectively separate clothes, allowing hot air to circulate more evenly and efficiently, which then reduces drying time by 10-25%.

4. Keep it cool. Almost 90% of a wash machine’s energy consumption is used just to heat the water. The solution: Turn that dial to cold.

5. Wash full loads. If you run your washing machine or dryer with only half a load of clothes or dishes, you’re not maximizing efficiency. (Same thing goes for when you clean dishes in your dishwasher!) According to the U.S. Department of Energy, a typical household can save 3,400 gallons of water a year by running full laundry loads instead of half loads. This is not only eco-friendly but will also help you save BIG on your utility bills.

6. Use energy-efficient machines. If you’re in the market for a new washer and/or dryer, consider getting a more efficient model to help save water and energy.

7. Hang clothes to dry. The bottom line is that keeping your clothes out of a dryer extends their life, reduces energy use, and cuts costs. Line drying – whether indoors or outdoors – is something that you can do year-round.

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What is CBD?

🌿 Herb of the week: CBD 🌿

Everywhere you turn, you see the word (abbreviation?) “CBD.”

CBD is short for cannabidiol, one of many cannabinoids (plant chemicals) found in the cannabis plant. It is non-psychoactive and helps activate CB1 receptors in the body.

According to research, CBD has many health benefits. Some of these include:
🌿 Reduce anxiety, anxious feelings, and stress
🌿 May be beneficial for those with mood disorders
🌿 Improves sleep quality
🌿 May reduce the risk of certain types of cancer or help fight cancer
🌿 May help control epilepsy/seizures
🌿 Reduces inflammation
🌿 Promote endocrine health/hormone balance
🌿 Help control pain
🌿 and more…

So maybe you have been thinking about trying CBD, but don’t really know if it’s for you or where to start. There are so many different types and companies and a dizzying array of options. So how do you know what the truth is, and how to select the best product?

Earthley has made it easy. They’ve read the studies, and condensed what you need to know into this easy-to-read, 12-page guide. In it, you’ll learn:

🌿 What CBD is
🌿 The history of cannabis
🌿 The benefits of CBD (backed by science)
🌿 Full-spectrum vs. isolates
🌿 CBD growing and processing methods
🌿 How to read labels
🌿 Additives and carrier liquids
🌿 Synergistic herbs and terpenes
🌿 At the end, you’ll find nearly 30 peer-reviewed studies, linked, so that you can read more for yourself. We don’t make claims we can’t back up!

Download it now.