Herbal A-Z: Lavender | Bulk Herb Store Blog | Come learn all about lavender and how to use it in this Herbal A-Z post!

Herbal A-Z: Lavender

Lavender. Lavandula species… from the plant family Lamiaceae which is the mint family. Also known as English Lavender, Common Lavender, True Lavender, and Narrow-leaved Lavender. Lavender is one of those plants that has many genotypes due to slight variations in the plant’s chemical composition, but the most commonly grown is lavandula angustifolia… aka – lavandula officinalis. History Lavender is indigenous […]

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Stop The Pain With A DIY Sore Muscle Liniment | Bulk Herb Store Blog | Got sore muscles from summer fun? Here's a sore muscle liniment that will help bring deep relief to tired, achy muscles.

Stop The Pain With A DIY Sore Muscle Liniment

One of my favorite things to do during the summer is to go outside and hike through the woods with my family. It’s a special time that everyone enjoys. There are no distractions or things to do. We talk with each other, we look for plants and mushrooms to identify, we play woodsy type games, and […]

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DIY Herbal Bath & Spa Giveaway | Bulk Herb Store Blog | Enter to win some bath and spa products so you can pamper yourself this summer!

DIY Herbal Bath & Spa Mask Giveaway

Do you love to be pampered? I do, but if you’re anything like me it takes some real planning to get around to it. Being a mom and having ALL the things most moms have to do can put taking time for yourself on the back-burner. However, taking an hour for yourself, one night each week […]

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DIY: Lemon & Thyme Body Scrub | Bulk Herb Store Blog | Come learn how to make a body scrub and have healthy, glowing skin this summer!

DIY: Lemon & Thyme Body Scrub

Guest Post by Stacy of A Delightful Home Homemade body scrubs are simple to make and effective in removing dead skin cells, which leaves skin smooth and bright. The following combination of lemon and thyme is invigorating to the senses as well as the skin. The use of epsom salt and raw sugar makes this […]

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DIY Sweet Citrus Herban Sugar Scrub Giveaway | Bulk Herb Store Blog | Come win the ingredients to make our herbal sugar scrub this week. It's perfect for glowing, healthy summer skin!

DIY Sweet Citrus Herban Sugar Scrub Giveaway

I’ve become a sugar scrub addict. Seriously… I have to have to have one in my shower at all times. I’ve traded my all natural body wash in for the gentle scrubbing action of sugar and the nourishing properties of oil, and my skin couldn’t be happier. I have no idea how I’ve gone so […]

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DIY Nettle Chips | Bulk Herb Store Blog | You've heard of "kale chips", right? Well today we're giving you a recipe for "nettle chips"! Umm, delicious!

DIY Nettle Chips

It’s always amusing to see the reaction I get when mentioning to someone how nutritious stinging nettle is. To many people, stinging nettle is know as a biker and jogger’s nightmare that grabs at the ankles of passersby, leaving quite the stinging sensation to the skin. A person can think you are absolutely crazy when you […]

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Natural Acne Away Giveaway | Bulk Herb Store Blog | Got acne? Win some herbal goods to help you deal with it naturally!

Natural Acne Away Giveaway

Acne is no fun… not when you’re a teenager or an adult. Even though there are a lot of different causes of acne… from genetics, to toxin buildup, to hormones, to lacking a consistent skincare routine… we’ve found some things that have been helpful for clearing up unwanted acne for many people. First off, gently cleansing […]

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Herbal Education At The Academy: The Nervous System | Bulk Herb Store Blog | Come learn a bit about the nervous system and get an herbal recipe "For A Better Day" tea!

Herbal Education At The Academy: The Nervous System

The nervous system is an important part of the body. Without it one part of the body couldn’t communicate correctly with another. The body is home to 3 different nervous systems. Central Nervous System (CNS) – the brain and spinal cord Peripheral Nervous System (PNS) – nerve cells that connect the CNS with the rest of […]

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