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Aging

It appears that what accounts most for successful aging is simply a good attitude, a lust for living, resilience, an optimistic outlook, and an active lifestyle. I have been lucky to have some really good role models in this area. My mother paid so little attention to how old she was that when she was [...]

By |2019-04-19T09:09:33-06:00April 17th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Dry Skin

Good news/bad news The good news is that people with dry skin seldom have to suffer from acne when they are young. The bad news is they may pay a price as they get older. Dry skin can be especially difficult to deal with in cold and dry climates such as Colorado’s. Most people here [...]

By |2019-12-17T17:36:12-07:00April 9th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Bee Propolis

The word propolis, meaning “defenses before a town,” comes from the Greek. It is one of the bee’s building materials. The bees use this sticky substance in making and repairing their hives. The raw material is a resinous substance exuded by the leaf buds of trees such as the horse chestnut and poplar, and is [...]

By |2019-12-20T16:50:25-07:00March 26th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Why Celebrate Colorado Ag Day?

Colorado agriculture provides abundant, nutritional products for consumers within the state and around the globe. Farmers and ranchers play a vital role in producing wholesome, safe food provided to consumers. Agriculture is one of largest contributors to the State’s economy, supporting more than 173,000 jobs in Colorado, generates more than $40 billion of economic activity [...]

By |2019-03-05T11:24:40-07:00March 20th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Vinegar

The word vinegar is from the French vin aigre, meaning sour or acid wine. It is a dilute acetic obtained from the fermentation process. When fresh apples are pressed into cider and are fermented organically, they make vinegar that contains natural sediment with enzymes, pectin, and good bacteria. Please note: When I say vinegar, I [...]

By |2019-12-28T08:41:34-07:00March 5th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Classifications of essential oils

Essential oils capture the essence of plants, or specific parts of plants. Flowers from which essential oils are made include rose, jasmine, orange flower, ylang ylang, violet, narcissus, jonquil, hyacinth, tuberose, acacia, cassia, and mimosa. Grasses from which essential oils are drawn are lemongrass, gingergrass, vetiver, and palmarosa. Spices and herbs also are used to [...]

By |2019-12-28T08:48:20-07:00February 26th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Essential oil of bergamot

The essence of bergamot is captured by pressing part of the peel of the fruit. Citric acid is sometimes made from the pulp. Having a wonderful citrus, yet warm and floral scent, it is widely used in the perfume industry. Bergamot is used as an anti-depressant; it is refreshing and helps people realize the joy [...]

By |2019-12-28T08:59:04-07:00February 12th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Water

Water is the source of life, health, and prosperity. It makes it possible for life to exist on Earth. Water, H2O, is the liquid that descends from the clouds as rain, forming streams, lakes, and seas, which turn to vapor and become clouds again in a never-ending cycle. Water is a major constituent of all [...]

By |2020-02-03T07:38:06-07:00February 5th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Essential oil of ylang ylang

The name ylang ylang means “flower of flowers.” The trees grow as high as 60 feet in Sumatra, Java, Madagascar, and the Philippines. [Jill Eva Jessee, Perfume Album, Huntington, NY: Robert E. Krieger Publishing Co., Inc., 1965.] The finest ylang ylang comes from the Philippines because of the heavy rainfall and fertile ground. In the [...]

By |2019-12-28T09:07:11-07:00January 29th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

What We Believe at Lily Farm Fresh Skin Care

• Mother Nature is the best cure for Father Time. • Mother Nature is the most powerful force on the planet and we harness her essence in our organic skin care products. • Ingredients are everything! There is nothing else that is going to improve your skin. • Fresh is better. • A product can [...]

By |2020-02-03T07:41:50-07:00January 22nd, 2019|Blog|0 Comments