Grandpa's Spice Rack
Ground Clove; lifts depression, an antiseptic, used to treat infectious wounds, skin sores and leg ulcers.
Honey; lays down a clear, protective film that helps skin maintain moisture. Hydrates and sooths the skin and is thought to be slightly antiseptic and bacteriostatic. Used as an emollient in soap. Contains large quantities of enzymes; a hormone; carbohydrates; B-complex vitamins; vitamins C, D, and E; and some minerals.
Grapeseed oil; Fine textured, light and easily absorbed by the skin, very good emollient properties. Also, mild astringent qualities, which is said to help tighten and tone the skin.
Sweet Orange pure essential oil; It is antidepressant and calming, good grease cutter.
Cinnamon pure essential oil; Used as an insecticide, emmenagogue, antispasmodic, antibacterial, aphrodisiac, and anti-fungal. Said to be useful for preventing infectious and contagious diseases.
Anise pure essential oil; Has a Spicy, warm, licorice-like aroma. May have a good effect on asthma and breathing difficulties.Rosemary pure essential oil; Analgesic, antidepressant, anti-rheumatic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, astringent, digestive, diuretic, hypertensive and rubefacient. Used in shampoo and hair treatments, helps stimulate blood circulation to the scalp, thus being beneficial for promoting hair growth.