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“Love is in the Air” Lavender-Vetiver Massage Oil

“Love is in the Air” Lavender-Vetiver Massage Oil

This month, we’re turning to our friend Stephanie Tourles, an herbalist aromatherapist, and skin care expert for inspiration for Valentine’s Day treats to share with your honey. Her new book, Making Love Potions (available here), features something for everyone, whether you want to seduce with your scent, tantalize with tasty treats, or melt away stress …

Why I Created Healthy Harvest Facial Oils

Please enjoy this guest post by our dear friend Stephanie Tourles, creator of our silky soft nourishing Olive Essentials Facial Oils. Please allow me to introduce myself. My name is Stephanie Tourles, and I’m a licensed holistic esthetician, herbalist, certified aromatherapist, and author of 12 books on the subjects of natural skin and body care, … Continue reading "Why I Created Healthy Harvest Facial Oils"

Romantic Essential Oils

Not only do our Essential Facial Oils make you glow, the essential oils formulated by esthetician, herbalist, and aromatherapist Stephanie Tourles, are irresistibly seductive and known for their aphrodisiac effects. Lavender’s floral fragrance is attractive to both sexes, but one study found lavender to be the most arousing smell there is for men. It has … Continue reading "Romantic Essential Oils"

Healthy Harvest Travels: Ketchum, Idaho

For the last three years, we have made the 12-hour drive to Ketchum, Idaho to meet with a local food buying club and give a presentation on the health benefits of pure, extra virgin olive oil. This year, we packed our trailer as full as we could and set out for the Sun Valley of … Continue reading "Healthy Harvest Travels: Ketchum, Idaho"

Are there carcinogens in your beauty products?

Most our community of friends at Healthy Harvest are healthy eaters. We read nutrition labels and are cautious of what ingredients we’re putting in our bodies. We choose organic and avoid GMOs and hormones whenever possible. But how often do we pay attention to what we’re putting on our skin? Our skin is our biggest organ … Continue reading "Are there carcinogens in your beauty products?"

6 Ways Oregano Oil Can Help you Stay Well During Cold &Flu Season

6 Ways Oregano Oil Can Help you Stay Well During Cold &Flu Season

Doctors, naturopaths, and a number of other health professionals have long touted Oregano Oil as one of nature’s most potent medicinal plants. Oregano oil also has antiseptic, antimicrobial, antibacterial, antiviral, and antifungal properties. According to natural health expert Dr. Mercola, “The most therapeutically beneficial is the oil produced from wild oregano or Origanum vulgare that’s …

Don’t miss local, handmade holiday gifts before market season is over

Holiday Season. While some people love the hustle and bustle, more often that not, friends I talk to tend to feel a bit stressed. Stores begin to coerce us to fulfill our duty as consumers just moments after the clock strikes midnight on Halloween. Black Friday asks us to choose between sharing food and gratitude with … Continue reading "Don’t miss local, handmade holiday gifts before market season is over"

Using Olive Oil to stay Naturally Healthy and Beautiful

While most of our community here at Healthy Harvest is on board with clean eating and the organic food movement, how many of us are still using household and beauty products filled with chemicals that are harmful to us or the environment? Olive oil is a natural, safe, affordable alternative way to stay healthy inside … Continue reading "Using Olive Oil to stay Naturally Healthy and Beautiful"

30+ Uses for Olive Oil

The amazing benefits of olive oil don’t just stop in the kitchen. Read below for nearly 30 ways to use olive oil to improve your life. Kitchen Sautee – Olive oil has a smoke point of 410 degrees and retains all nutrients up to medium-medium high heat Fry – The recommended frying temp is 355, … Continue reading "30+ Uses for Olive Oil"

21 EASY ways to be more Earth-friendly in 2016

21 EASY ways to be more Earth-friendly in 2016

Happy Earth Day! Below we share some ways to be more sustainable without having to make huge life changes. No one’s asking you to go off the grid. It’s strength in numbers we’re going for. Each of our small acts has a greater impact when combined. No act is too small to make a difference. …

Essential Oils for Skincare

Essential Oils for Skincare

Before we launch our new organic facial and body oils, we thought we’d introduce you to the simple but effective ingredients they’re made of. (No harmful or hard-to-pronounce chemicals here!) Plants are nature’s oldest medicine, from the food we eat, to teas and tinctures, to aromatherapy, to topical solutions.  A quick Pinterest search will show you …

You Asked! Organic Facial Oils Coming Soon

We’ve partnered with Stephanie Tourles, an experienced licensed holistic esthetician, certified aromatherapist, herbalist, and best-selling author on the topics of natural, chemical free skin and body care to bring you deeply nourishing, organic, small batch skincare made with therapeutic grade essential oils blended with our organic olive oil. Our Healthy Harvest Skincare products are formulated … Continue reading "You Asked! Organic Facial Oils Coming Soon"