Build an Earthen Oven

“You will require the following list of materials: sand, dry clay, straw or dry grass (even hay works), bricks (fire bricks are preferred), canvas tarp (to mix your cob together with), and of course water. The project you’re about to mimic has a dome of 22 inches, 6 inches thick walls and an entrance of…

Mosquito Trap

Easy Trick To Keep The Summer Bugs Away Mosquitoes are a small part of the downsides of summer. Their visit and bites can ruin a pleasant time in just a few minutes and make you wish you’d stayed indoors. But you can’t let these little intruders ruin your vacation of casual evenings and that’s why…

Herbal Linament

Kloss’s liniment is useful for reducing inflammation of the muscles, cleansing wounds, and soothing insect bites.

Capsaicin Salve

Accessed from: http://www.learningherbs.com/news_issue_92.html Cayenne for Pain Cayenne is famous for reducing many types of pain. It works by effecting your nervous system. Substance P is a neurotransmitter that relays information and results in what we call pain. Capsaicin, a major constituent of cayenne peppers, blocks substance P and therefore reduces pain. When cayenne is used…

My First Egun Project- Make a Bow

In a misa, Egun directed me to make a bow and arrow. Thought it’d be simple to throw together, but once I did, I realized they wanted more knowing that I like to “tinker” a bit more than the average tinkering. The tools were all hand tools and it was difficult at first learning what…

Homemade Herbal Bar Soap by Nina Nelson

HOMEMADE HERBAL BAR SOAP SUPPLIES Be sure to gather all of your supplies before you get started. It is no fun to go hunting for things in the middle of this process, especially when you’re working with lye. Digital Scale – It is crucial to get the right measurements on the ingredients. I like one with…