Blog - Mountain Spirit Botanicals

"Oil Pulling"

Although “Oil Pulling” is new to me, numerous people have spoken of its benefits (whitening teeth, removing plaque, healing receding gum lines, inc...

Daffodils ~ Mangoes ~ March Special

Although spring has yet to unfurl her glory, after a long winter with windows and doors shuttered and numerous layers of clothing, you can imagine ...

Butter Wood Balm ~ Monthly Special

While formulating "Butter Wood Balm" I was compelled to pause and acknowledge the plant material that I work with and give thanks to my suppliers w...

Lucious, Organic Ingredients + Valentine Sale

As I'm known to swoon over the aroma of fresh pressed plant material, I'm having a glorious time formulating products to keep our winter skin soft ...

Mineral Oil and Inexpensive Skincare

I am often asked to explain why I am opposed to the widespread use of Mineral Oil in skincare products.  To fully answer these questions, I’ve comp...

Sweet Coco Moisturizer / Autumn Special

As the weather turns cooler my favorite moisturizer is "Sweet Coco" - a velvety smooth formula rich in essential fatty acids and vitamins that help...

Wildlife & Weeds

I am of an age where I understand the importance of reflecting on my life - the times I've been blessed, the times I've been protected from oblivio...

Mountain Spirit / Harvest Offerings

Autumn blessings to all ... Autumn is a beautiful season - a reminder to count our blessings and to be grateful for the offerings so abundantly pro...

Friday Night Special / Banana Facial Masks

Banana provides beneficial minerals and antioxidants to the skin.  The following two recipes will leave your skin soft and glowing.   In the second...

Pet Shampoo

This one’s for Otis, our family’s beloved Golden Retriever.  Being a country dog, Otis accompanies me on walks through woods, meadows and numerous ...

Eco-Friendly Beauty

Mountain Spirit has been featured in Bella Magazine's article "Eco-Friendly Beauty"/NYC publication.  The product featured was "Mountain Rose Facia...

Friday Night Special - Seaweed Detoxifying Mask

Oh this is lovely.  “Kelp,” known to nourish the sensory nerves and brain membranes, is also a natural emollient high in vitamins and minerals.  Th...