February 20, 2015

Top 6 Essential Oils for Labour and Childbirth

Here in our Botanical Apothecary, it is not uncommon to find healthy mama’s (and mama to be’s) to be pursuing our essential oil collection seeking advice and tips for using oils for a healthy pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum care. As a Doula and Herbalist, I believe in the power and healing of these powerful botanical oils for pregnancy and childbirth. Here are my top six favorite […]
January 30, 2015

Uplifting DIY Room Spray

This “beat the blues” diy room spray enlightens the darkest of rooms. The days are getting shorter and with less light, we might feel our regular moods dimming too. What better way to bring some light back into those dark winter months than to freshen up the house with a hand-made room spray? Light citrus flavours in the Beat the Blues blend offer a wonderful aroma […]
January 30, 2015
Whipped Shea Moisturizer | Kolya Naturals, Canada

Whipped Shea Moisturizer

This Whipped Shea Moisturizer recipe is as simple as it is hydrating. Make your own moisturizer with 2 ingredients and 10 minutes of your time, in the comfort of your home. 
January 30, 2015
Herbal Tea Blend for Immunity | Kolya Naturals, Canada

Mighty Mate – a Herbal Tea Blend for Immunity

This beautiful Herbal Tea Blend for Immunity not only tastes great, but it fortifies the immune system and helps to wake up, with no coffee crash!
January 23, 2015

5 Steps for Keeping That Winter Glow

It’s really not your fault. Your hands are getting itchy, and your lips getting parched. Your cuticles are peeling and your cheeks are sporting that dull, chapped “winter” layer of skin. (Welcome to the next few months…).  So how do you keep a winter glow – read on… We essentially live in an inhospitable winter environment, and our coping mechanisms, though they may keep us toasty warm, […]
January 3, 2015

Winter Solstice- DIY Essential Oil Blend

This blend looks at the essential oils from an esoteric point of view. Each one of these oils is ruled by the sun and the element fire. May it fill your home with strength, warmth, and good fortune. Visit us in-store to grab all of your Essential Oil needs, click here! Winter Solstice Blend Votes: 0 Rating: 0 You: Rate this recipe! Add to Shopping List […]
October 24, 2014

Calming Bath Tea

The combination of soothing ingredients makes this the best soothing, hydrating & calming bath tea yet! Calming Bath Tea Votes: 0 Rating: 0 You: Rate this recipe! Add to Shopping List This recipe is in your Shopping List Print Recipe Print Shopping List Servings Prep Time tea bag Ingredients 1 Tea Bag1 tsp Chamomile Tea Leaves1 tbsp Raw Oats1 splash Coconut Milk add to bath water1 […]
May 12, 2014

Confessions of a Mask addict…

I’m a bit of a mask addict. Not in a bad way but I do enjoy a little at-home pampering on a regular basis—so maybe mask enthusiast has a better ring ☺ Whether I make my own or pick up one of the exquisite masks that our boutique offers, I find that taking some personal time and indulging myself is a simple way of both nurturing […]
February 4, 2014

DIY Chocolate Massage Bar

This massage bar infuses your body with chocolate smells while leaving the skin soft and smooth. Grab all of your Apothecary needs here! Chocolate Massage Bar Votes: 0 Rating: 0 You: Rate this recipe! Add to Shopping List This recipe is in your Shopping List Print Recipe Print Shopping List Servings Prep Time small heart molds Ingredients 1/4 cup Grated Cocoa Butter1 tbsp Grated Dark Chocolate2 […]
February 17, 2012

Peace of Mind DIY Room Spray

Create calmness, soothe anxiety, and discover clarity with aroma-therapeutic properties delivered by this DIY room spray packed with essential oils, flower essence and witch hazel. Grab all of your Apothecary needs here! Peace of Mind Room Spray Votes: 0 Rating: 0 You: Rate this recipe! Add to Shopping List This recipe is in your Shopping List Print Recipe Print Shopping List Servings Prep Time Ingredients 7 […]
February 8, 2009

Our Guide to Essential Oils

Kolya Naturals has researched essential oils for many years, and here is our guide to using essential oils for both medicinal and aromatherapeutic purposes.