Blog - Mountain Spirit Botanicals

Friday Night Special ~ "Spirit Shine"

Although I thoroughly enjoy writing Friday Night Specials (gleaned from my Herbal library and personal “kitchen experiments”) I’d like to hear from...

Friday Night Special (food for the skin)

Avocados are currently abundant in my kitchen (my neighbor's tree drops about 10 per day and I hustle to gather the bounty before the squirrels).  ...

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...

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...

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...

Rose Petals and "Fresh From The Garden"

I am always pleasantly surprised to discover articles touting the benefits of pure, natural botanicals used as skincare ingredients.  It is an addi...

Friday Night Special

“Oatmeal, Almond & Avocado Body Scrub”   For those who remember my article “The Little Black Dress,” this body scrub is a “must do” before slip...

Floral Hydrosols

Through the kindness and grace of an exceptional distiller, I am once again offering her exquisite hydrosols.  Although these precious “waters” hav...

Comfrey

Comfrey has come up in the garden, abundant with tender leaves and healing properties. I’ve worked these plants for numerous years – composting fro...

Something Sweet for your Valentine Sweetie

Mountain Spirit Botanicals will be offering mini facials, hand scrubs, and conditioning hair treatment at the Farmer’s Market on February 12th.  Al...

Skin Tips and Skin Food

The key nutrients for skin health are vitamin C, vitamin A, the B vitamins, and Essential Fatty Acids. Vitamin C feeds the collagen (the elastic “...