The Dirt on Dandelions

Taraxacum is a large genus of flowering plants in the family Asteraceae, which consists of the species commonly known as dandelions. While currently viewed as yard weeds, dandelions have been used in traditional Chinese medicine for over a thousand years and their flowers, leaves and roots were also used by the Ancient Egyptians and Greeks. All parts of the dandelion […]

What is Wild Carrot??

Wild Carrot, whose scientific name is Daucus Carota, is commonly known as Queen Anne’s Lace. A flowering plant that is a member of the carrot family, which includes parsley, parsnip, fennel and angelica.  Where does it grow? The herb is native to temperate regions of Europe, southwest Asia and naturalized to North America and Australia.  Around our farm it grows wild […]

6 Benefits of Carrot Seed Essential Oils

Carrot seed essential oil can be used as an aromatherapy. It’s earthy scent is great for relieving stress and anxiety.  Use it in your oil diffuser or mix it with a carrier oil for direct skin use! Here’s some benefits of using carrot seed essential oil- 1. Stimulates Regeneration Carrot seed essential oil stimulates the growth of new cells and […]

5 Benefits of Carrot Oil for Your Skin!

1. Good for Dry Skin Carrots are arich source of potassium that helps to hydrate andmoisturize skin. Carrot oil moisturizes deep into skin without leaving a greasy residue. Carrot oil contains antioxidants, vitamin E, and vitamin C, which are all beneficial to the skin. Carrot seed oil can also be used by those with sensitive skin. 2. Anti-aging Properties Carrot oil contains power […]

Black Salve: The What, How, & Why!

What is Drawing Salve? Drawing Salve is a handy tool to keep in your home first aid kit. It’s the kind of product you’re happy to have on hand when you need it. Drawing Salve grew in popularity in the 1800’s as family concoctions each with a unique recipe.  Door to door sales soon began because if the widely known […]