Tag: Lemongrass

How to Make Lemongrass Lavender Laundry Soap

I love to make my own laundry soap! Not only is it economical, but I feel good using a product that won’t harm my family or the environment and it smells heavenly! I buy all of the ingredients, accept the essential oils right at my local grocery store. I live in a very small town, …

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Spa in the Garden: Growing Fragrant Plants

The use of aromatic herbs and plants for medicinal purpose dates back to the early Egyptian era. Romans and Greeks also constructed aromatic gardens in the early years for their timeless beauty and fragrance. Aromatherapy is quite effective and popular to date and people do not mind spending money for the therapeutic effects of fragrant …

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Chili Lemongrass Poached Hoki

Delight with Chili Lemongrass Poached Hoki Lemongrass, chilies and coriander sprigs (including stems) create an aromatic broth in which to poach mild hoki. Reducing the broth after poaching concentrates the flavor. Look for certified sustainable eco-labels on products, such as The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) which confirms the seafood product has come from a sustainable …

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Lemongrass Jasmine Green Tea Soap

This weekend I’ve combined some of my very favorite fragrances for a fresh, invigorating soap: lemongrass and tea. I’ve chosen Jasmine green tea because of the wonderful scent and I thought it would go well with lemongrass. For this soap recipe, I used organic lemongrass essential oil, not fragrance oil, which is stronger scented and …

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