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Back To School Essential Oil Printable Recipes

Back To School Essential Oil Printable Recipes

Summer is coming to a close, and we are in full back to school mode. My back to school essential oil recipes are designed to put your student in the state of mind for learning while helping to support immunity and common ailments now that school is back in session!Scroll to the Bottom for Printable Recipe Cards!Pre-Game Sleep4 drops Frankincense + 3 drops Lavender + 2 drops ChamomileLooking for a ready to use sleep essential oil blend? We use The Herbal Toad's Sleep Essential Oil Roll-On, massag …
26th Aug 2021 THT Steph
Get To Know Our Regularity Tea

Get To Know Our Regularity Tea

Why We Chose These IngredientsSenna Leaf - Also known as the cassia marilandica or locust plant, these leaves have commonly been used for its laxative properties. Senna contains glycosides, which are a group of organic compound that work by smoothing the muscles of the digestive system.Licorice Root - Used in traditional Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine for centuries, licorice is the root of Glycyrrhiza glabra from which a sweet flavor can be extracted. It's uses include soothi …
13th Aug 2021 THT Steph
Herbal Dosage Guidelines for Children

Herbal Dosage Guidelines for Children

The following are suggested herbal dosage guidelines for children to help you know how much herbs, teas, and tinctures to give children. Please take note that these are general guidelines. The quality of the herbs, the child's weight and the child's overall health should be taken into consideration when figuring how much herbal tea or tincture is right for your child. The Herbal Toad states child safety in the 'more details' section of each product listing. The following guideline …
26th May 2021 THT Steph
A Friendship Build of Love and Differences

A Friendship Build of Love and Differences

It's comfortable to be friends with like minded people, but have you ever considered a friendship built on love and differences? If you open yourself to the idea and commit to going deeper, well beyond the differences, I promise a unique experience that God will use to help you grow. You might even find a true friendship built on love and differences that teach you life lessons beyond your wildest dreams.We are now living in a time when our differences from one another often are enough to call i …
1st Mar 2021 THT Steph
Homemade Herbal Electrolyte Drink Recipe

Homemade Herbal Electrolyte Drink Recipe

When we are not feeling well it is hard to get down anything. This is especially true where children are concerned. Most homemade electrolyte recipes are tasteless, or have no taste at all.  Store bought electrolyte drinks are often full of sugar, dye, and other unhealthy ingredients, and aren't any better for enticing a child to drink. My herbal electrolyte drink has all of the immune boosting, tummy soothing, cramp preventing, and other benefits of the herbal tea. Plus, it …
21st Feb 2021 THT Steph
Natural Remedies to Improve Wellbeing

Natural Remedies to Improve Wellbeing

Let’s be real, anxiety and stress is something that almost all of us experience from time to time. We are all living in more complicated, chaotic times. From deadlines, to working, to getting the kids to and from school, homework, laundry, housework, and more. We feel like there’s never enough time in the day, and its natural to feel frazzled and overwhelmed at times. By not taking actions of these feelings can greatly impact our quality of life. Here are a few natural approaches on improving ou …
15th Feb 2021 THT Katie
How to Use Thick Essential Oils

How to Use Thick Essential Oils

Let’s talk about how to get thick essential oils out of the bottle. It can be tough to get some essential oils out of the euro dropper bottle, am I right? There are many components that play a part in the viscosity (thickness) of an essential oil. Thicker oils typically come from the resin or root of the tree, and can be difficult to get out of their euro droppers. Additionally, some oils grow even thicker and more potent as they age. Because essential oils are extracted from living plants that …
31st Jan 2021 THT Steph
From Birthright To Passion

From Birthright To Passion

We have a lot of people ask us what made us decide to open The Herbal Toad, and a lot of people don’t know the true miracle behind the becoming of our family business. While herbalism dates back for many generations in our family, there is a story behind what pulled my mother from a place of taking this heritage for granted and what turned it into a business and heartfelt passion. So, here it is!The picture on the left was my mom in 2015 on one of the last days she was able to leave home. The pi …
27th Jan 2021 THT Katie
Valentine's Day Sensory Bin

Valentine's Day Sensory Bin

Rice sensory is great. It’s easy, quick to put together, and it’s almost always certain you’ll have all the supplies ready, right in your kitchen! Dying the rice adds that extra fun, and allows you to change it up for the season, or occasion. Then of course, by adding a few drops of essential oil is a great add-in. to spruce up your sensory bin with that familiar smell of that season! This is also a great way to add in calming oils into your children(s) play area.For Valentine’s, I knew I wanted …
20th Jan 2021 THT Katie
Nutritional Herbs

Nutritional Herbs

The uses for herbs are so vast that even after centuries of use, we are still making new discoveries as to their number of uses, yet most people still think of herbs as no more than a caffeine-free alternative to black tea. Even those who have used herbs medicinally for a number of years tend to overlook the value of herbs in supporting the bodies nutritional needs. Herbs are extremely rich in vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients, and because they are plants, these nutrients are in a balance …
1st Jan 2021 THT Steph