Minecraft Enderman Birthday Party

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Minecraft Enderman Birthday Party

Your child loves to play Minecraft and they want a Minecraft birthday party but their favorite character is Enderman.

What’s a mom to do? Get busy!

 

Let’s Get Creative!

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Minecraft Enderman party decoration for wall backdrop

In this blog I will share what I created, how I created it, write out the party food list for the store, provide recipes and lots of pictures! I will also provide links where you can get the decorations. Not expensive 🙂 Party on a budget!

Minecraft Enderman Cake

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Minecraft Enderman Cake

How I did it: One box cake mix, three tubs frosting (two chocolate frosting tubs for black and one vanilla frosting tub split evenly between dark purple and light purple), three icing colors (two black and one purple). Wilton’s black icing color into the chocolate frosting tub and Wilton’s purple icing color into the vanilla frosting tub. Take half of the frosting out of the vanilla frosting tub with a spatula and put it into another similar container. Put a lot of purple icing color into one tub and less into the other tub to achieve the light and dark purple colors. Then mix with one wand carefully over your sink. Wear gloves at all times. Why? The icing colors stain skin and while mixing the frosting, it tends to go everywhere 🙂

Minecraft Enderman Brownies

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Minecraft Enderman Brownies

Add black food coloring to a brownie mix for Enderman, then use purple icing for the eyes!  Make sure the brownies are square (everything in Minecraft is square).

Original picture from: http://www.confessionsofacookbookqueen.com/2013/08/minecraft-cupcakes/

Minecraft Cave Spiders

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DIY Minecraft Cave Spiders

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Minecraft Cave Spiders

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Minecraft Cave Spiders using lollipops and black garbage bags 🙂

Snip off the top of a black garbage bag squares. Take three pieces of black chenille craft wire and snipped them in half to made 6 perfectly sized legs. Wrap the 3 wires around the stick once to hold the garbage bag on tightly and finally give them knees by putting a kink in each leg at the center.

 

Minecraft Enderman Pinata

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The Pinata. OMG. Enough said 🙂 I bought a square pinata on clearance when I-Party was turning into Party City (70% off!!). I wrapped the pinata with black crepe party streamers and glued it, strip by strip. Yes, strip by strip. Get ready to rock your body with this painstaking chore ahead of you. The eyes are Purple and Lavender crepe party streamers glued on. It was ALL WORTH IT when my son saw his Enderman Pinata completed. I would do it again in a heartbeat. Maybe with wine next time… LOL

 

Minecraft Ender Crystals 

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Minecraft Ender Crystals (using purple rock candy sticks as the treat!)

 

Minecraft Enderman Cupcake Toppers / Enderman Cupcakes

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Print out toppers and wrappers. Tape toppers to toothpicks and then insert into frosted cupcakes with Dirt Grass Cupcake Wrappers.  It’s easiest to wrap the cupcakes first with the wrappers, then frost, then place the toppers on.

Creeper Cupcakes

Remember, that everything in Minecraft is SQUARE.  No round cupcakes are allowed! LOL!  I had a party guest point that out to me at the first party and my heart sunk.  So I am passing this tidbit on, to save you from that giant mistake!

 

Minecraft Enderman Spawn Eggs

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Minecraft Enderman Spawn Eggs

We used large black gumballs for this treat.

 

Minecraft Enderman Bookmarks

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The bookmarks were fun to make and super cool as party favors!

 

Enderman Eyes

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We used these to make the Enderman Goody Bags, Enderman party cups, Enderman treats (using bouncy balls) and you can make Enderman balloons!!

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Enderman Eyes (using super bouncy balls as a goody bag gift)

Enderman Eyes (using super bouncy balls as a goody bag gift)

Enderman plates and cups using the eyes

Enderman plates and cups using the eyes

 

Minecraft Dirt Grass Recipe

Minecraft Dirt Grass Recipe

Minecraft Dirt Grass Recipe

INGREDIENTS

3 tbsp butter

1 10 oz pckg large Marshmallows

OR

4 cups Mini Marshmallows

6 cups Rice Krispies cereal

1 leaf green Wilton icing coloring

1 Wilton grass frosting tip #233

1 Wilton icing bag

1 White frosting tub

DIRECTIONS

  1. In large saucepan melt butter over low heat. Add marshmallows and stir until completely melted. Remove from heat.
  2. Add Rice Krispies cereal. Stir until well coated.
  3. Using spatula or wax paper, evenly press mixture into 13 x 9 x 2-inch pan coated with cooking spray. Cool. Cut into 2-inch squares.
  4. Mix green color into white frosting tub (I used a blender – one wand). Using spatula, take frosting from tube into plastic bag. Secure tip. Squeeze bag to form grass. Pull up and away when icing strand is long enough (about 1/2 inch) stop pressure and pull tip away. Grass will be neatly formed only if you stop squeezing before you pull tip away.

 

Enderman Pokemon Cards

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These are cute to put into the goody bags 🙂

 

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We used black chocolate licorice.  I didn’t even know that they sold CHOCOLATE black licorice.  YUMMY!!!

 

Minecraft Nether Portal with Streamers

Minecraft Nether Portal with streamers and Enderman party decoration for the wall

 

To hang the streamers I climbed on a chair. I’m not suggesting that, that’s just what I did 🙂

I worked my way from the outside of the doorway in, starting with a couple rows of black crepe streamers and then moving into the rest of the streamer rows with dark purple streamers.

It is so much easier to precut the streamers before you climb up a ladder or chair, etc. Also wear something that has a pocket for the tape or do what I did and place the tape on the bookcase right next to you 🙂

I taped each piece of streamer to the molding above the door. After each piece was taped, I then took long pieces of tape to secure it all together.

After the streamers were hung, I used clear pushpins to attach the nether portal sign above the streamers and high enough so that no adult heads would hit the sign.

Unfortunately I didn’t take a picture of the nether portal sign after I hung it, so here’s a picture of what I tried to replicate.

Here’s an idea that we didn’t actually do at the party but I thought it was pretty cool.

Minecraft Bubble Particles OR Minecraft Rain Filled Cauldrons (because Enderman dislike rain) – using little black Bubble Bottles. You could also print out the Enderman eyes or faces and use double sided tape to stick onto the bubbles.

During party set up, the children assisted by hiding the skeleton bones, sprinkling Lapis Lazuli gems and diamond gems on all the tables and surface areas.

Ghastly Guessing Game

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Ghastly Guessing Game:

Party guests will take a marker and one post-it note. They will write their name and numerical guess onto one post-it, fold their paper in half and place it in the empty jar.

Party guests try to guess the exact number pieces of candy in a jar. At the end of the party, the Ghastly Guessing Game winner is announced and the candy jars are given to the winner.

Item List:

-White card stock (2 pieces, 8 1/2″ x 11″)

– scissors or paper cutter

– double sided tape (in the stationary/paper section of most stores – right next to the regular tape)

– regular tape

– Post-its

– Pen, pencil or colorful marker to write guesses

– One (1) clear jar, One regular jar or container to hold the paper guesses

– Bag of snack size chocolate bars

– Graham cracker box (1)

 

The party was terrific! The children especially liked the Skeleton Scavenger Hunt, the Ghastly Guessing Game, the Craft Your Own Goody Bags, the Potion Brewing Station and the Enderman everywhere in the party! 🙂

Potion Brewing Station

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Potion Brewing Station

Throw a tablecloth down on your table. Then place the large white BREWING STATION poster board you created in the back center of the table.

Line the full, potion label wrapped unopened water bottles up on your table in front of the poster board. Tape some of the sign tents up near the station. Sprinkle little diamond or lapis lazuli (dark blue) play gems on the table.

Item List:

– large white or green or black poster board (I got ours at the dollar store)

– water bottles, unopened (remove/cut off the bottle labels that originally came on the bottles from the store)

– glue stick (We used the purple disappearing kind)

– scissors or paper cutter

– double sided tape (in the stationary/paper section of most stores – right next to the regular tape)

– regular tape

– flat surface (to lay the board out to create it)

– little play gems (We got ours at Michael’s crafts or dollar stores for around two – three dollars)

 

Enderman Thank you Labels

Enderman Thank you Labels

Or you can use them like this, too:

Enderman Thank You Labels

 

Not an expensive party. The time put into thinking up the ideas, printing and cutting out the food signs and decorations, grocery shopping for / making the food and setting up was my investment.

WELL WORTH IT!!

Success! Great memories made! Happy birthday child and guests!

 

Minecraft Halloween Party Printables!

Minecraft Halloween Party Printables!

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You’ve come to the right blog if you’re looking for ideas and printables for your Minecraft Halloween Party!

In this blog I detail out how our family has thrown our Halloween parties each year. This time, with a Minecraft twist 🙂

You will be able to click on links and pictures that will bring you to where you can purchase the Halloween items for your Minecraft party.

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Minecraft Halloween Party Printables

~Minecraft Halloween Invitation

~Minecraft Halloween Favors

~Minecraft Halloween Cards

~Minecraft Halloween Bookmarks

~Minecraft Halloween Food Tent Signs

~Minecraft Halloween Candy Wrappers

 

Minecraft Halloween Games & Activities:

~Bobbing for Golden Apples

~Skeleton Scavenger Hunt

~Ghastly Guessing Game

~Jack-O-Lantern Carving

~Creepy Creeper Cupcake Creations

~Chilling Candy Hunt

~Halloween Bingo

~Witches Brew

~Slime Factory

~Ghastly Guessing Game

 

You will be setting up various party stations inside and outside your home for the party. Details on the party prep, instructions, supply list are listed below for each activity/game/favors.

 

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Double, double, toil and trouble

Lava burns, and cauldrons bubble

Calling all crafters, creepers & ghastly ghosts

Our family would love to be your host….

 

As your guests enter, greet them and walk them around. Set up a post-it board station.  As parents drop off their children, hand them a pen and a post-it note square and ask them to write on it their cell phone number, their child’s name and their name.  Once complete, stick the post-it on the board.  Emergencies can happen or a child may wish to call their parents.

 

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Minecraft Halloween Bookmarks

 

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Minecraft Halloween Games & Activities:

 

~Bobbing for Golden Apples

ITEMS NEEDED:

1. Large black bucket

2. Water

3. Golden Delicious Apples (grab a few more than the number of guests who RSVPd (we all know how RSVPing goes…)

4. Towels

5. One orange, lime green, deep purple or black rectangular plastic tablecloth

 

PARTY PREP:

-lay the tablecloth down outside

-place the empty bucket onto the tablecloth

-line up folded towels on the tablecloth (close eto the bucket but not too close as they will get wet prior to being used)

-rinse the apples

-fill the bucket up with water (not all the way)

-place the apples into the water

 

~Minecraft Halloween Skeleton Scavenger Hunt

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Minecraft Halloween Skeleton Bone Scavenger Hunt

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Halloween Skeleton Bone Scavenger Hunt Poster

Minecraft Halloween Skeleton Scavenger Hunt

SUMMARY OF GAME:

Party guests hunt for white skeleton bones around the party(one per guest). Each bone is numbered and the party guest will write their name next to the number on the poster. At the end of the party the skeleton scavenger hunt number/winner is announced and one prize is given.

Available with purchase: Items Needed, Party Prep and Skeleton Scavenger Hunt Instructions

 

Minecraft Halloween Ghastly Guessing Game

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Minecraft Halloween Ghastly Guessing Game

SUMMARY OF GAME:

Party guests try to guess the exact number pieces of candy in a jar. At the end of the party, the “Ghastly” Guessing Game winner is announced and the candy jar is given to the winner.

During our party I had children repeatedly asking me who the winner was – they really got into it!!! 🙂

Available with purchase: Items Needed, Party Prep and Ghastly Guessing Game Instructions

 

Minecraft Halloween Jack-O-Lantern Carving

SUMMARY OF GAME:

Party guests carve their pumpkins using the tools provided or decorate their pumpkins using paint and glitter.

 

ITEMS NEEDED:

plastic tablecloths

several plastic Halloween buckets

pumpkin carving tools

baby wipes

hand towels

markers

glitter containers (I used the shaky ones)

paint bottles (small)

paint brushes

some festive cups to put the paint brushes in

mini plastic cups

pumpkin carving patterns

gallon size Ziploc plastic bags (to collect pumpkin seeds)

ice cream scoopers and large kitchen spoons (to scoop the guts out of the pumpkins)

 

PARTY PREP:

  • equally divide the number of materials into piles. If you will be having 20 guests then use 4 tablecloths where 5 guests will sit at each tablecloth. You will end up with 4 piles of materials because you have 4 tablecloths.
  • Lay your plastic tablecloths out on your yard or in your home. Leave enough space between them so the party guests have room to walk and move around.
  • onto each tablecloth, place the following:

1 EMPTY plastic Halloween bucket (used the put the guts in)

1 plastic Halloween bucket filled with pumpkin carving tools

small pile of hand towels

1 gallon size Ziploc containing baby wipes

1 plastic Halloween bucket filled with markers

glitter containers

paint bottles

1 cup filled with paint brushes

pumpkin carving patterns

1 plastic Halloween bucket filled with  scoopers

 

Jack-O-Lantern Carving & Decorating Notes

-Pumpkin carving should be supervised by an adult at all times.

-Utilize the parents that stayed at the party to assist children in carving the pumpkins and clean up.

-Dark green, light green and black paint can be used to make a Creeper pumpkin.

-White, black and red paint can be used to make a Ghast pumpkin.

-Black, dark purple and light purple paint can be used to make an Enderman pumpkin.

 

Minecraft Halloween Creepy Creeper Cupcake Creations

SUMMARY OF ACTIVITY:

Party guests decorate cupcakes with frosting, sprinkles, icing tubes and Minecraft Mob cupcake toppers

 

Minecraft Cupcake Wrappers 

Minecraft Cupcake Toppers include Ghast, Witch, Enderman Eyes, Cave Spider, Cobweb, Skeleton, Zombie, Jack-O-Lantern

 

ITEMS NEEDED:

latex or non latex plastic gloves

cupcake mix

baking items (mixing bowl, cupcake baking pans, measuring cup, etc)

cupcake liners

tablecloth

mixer

sprinkles

green and black plastic spoons

festive small paper plates

festive napkins

small frosting decorating tubes (black, purple, orange, white, green, red)

frosting tubs – vanilla (white) and chocolate (brown)

liquid icing food coloring (black, purple, orange, white, green, red)

white card stock paper

toothpicks

 

PARTY PREP:

  • bake your cupcakes according to your recipe
  • print off the Minecraft Halloween Cupcake Toppers and Wrappers onto white card stock.
  • while your cupcakes are baking, open all of your frosting tubs. Set aside the tops. Using a spoon scoop out a good amount with one scoop from the center of the tub. Let your kids eat it or you can eat it or set it aside 🙂
  • (NOTE that food coloring stains skin – wear gloves) Working with one frosting tub at a time, put drops of your food coloring into the center of the frosting tub where the hole is from the spoon scoop. Mix with one mixer wand over your sink while wearing gloves. Immediately rinse your sink out after each mixing session – by doing this you will not stain your sink or make clean up harder later
  • once the frosting color has been mixed, remove the mixer wand,  unplug your mixer, place a tiny spot of frosting color onto the frosting tub top, cover and refrigerate.
  • continue repeating the stop until all of your frosting tubs have been colored
  • PLEASE NOTE – keep one tub WHITE with no coloring added. To create BLACK frosting you must add black food coloring to chocolate frosting. If you add black food coloring to white frosting you will end up with gray.
  • refrigerate all frosting tubs until one hour prior to your party which is when you want to take them out of the refrigerator and place on your cupcake creations table with no tops
  • wrap your cupcakes with the cupcake wrappers you printed out
  • tape the cupcake toppers (about 2 inches) to the toothpicks.
  • insert some toppers on toothpicks into some cupcakes
  • set the remaining toppers aside on the cupcake table you’ve designated
  • set your cupcake table up by throwing a tablecloth on your table, arranging the UNfrosted cupcakes in the center of the table, placing your color frosting tubs (with the tops off) around the cupcakes with one or two plastic knives stuck into the frosting. Place napkins and plates on both sides of the table along with the remaining cupcake toppers. Make sure there are no chairs at the table because the children will gather around all four sides of the table to make their cupcakes.

 

With the colors you’ve created, the children can make the following cupcakes to eat as an activity:

Creeper, Enderman, Ghast, Witch, Skeleton

Your party guests do not have to make Minecraft mob characters with their cupcakes – they can simply decorate with Halloween colors, little icing and sprinkles, too 🙂

Prior to the party work with your child or children and bake & decorate some cupcakes together to put some on the table to show the party guests what they can create 🙂

 

~Chilling Candy Hunt

ITEMS NEEDED:

  • large candy mix bags
  • favor bags for the children to collect their candy in

 

PARTY PREP:

  • before your guests arrive take your bags of candy into your backyard and sprinkle the candy all over your yard, evenly distributed.

 

Chilling Candy Hunt Instructions

Gather the children together. When you have everyone’s attention, announce that the chilling candy hunt will begin shortly.

Pick 2-3 party guests and ask them to hand out bags to all of the guests.

Once everyone has a bag, move the younger children to the front of the group and the older children to the back.

Announce that on the count of three everyone can run out into the yard and collect candy.

Remind the group that if they see someone who didn’t get a lot of candy or who is having a hard time finding handy to help their friends and share their candy.

Count out 1,2,3 and get out of the way – LOL!!

The children will run all over your yard collecting candy, giggling, laughing and having a great time!

 

 

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Minecraft Halloween Bingo

SUMMARY OF GAME:

Halloween Fun: We will be playing a few rounds of Halloween BINGO with prizes for the lucky winners!

 

ITEMS NEEDED:

Candy corn

White card stock

Scissors

Prizes for the winners

Very small paper or plastic cups

Large festive bowl

 

PARTY PREP:

  • print out Minecraft Halloween Bingo cards
  • print out bingo call card sheet to cut and use to call out
  • place a handful of candy corn into small paper or plastic cups
  • place prizes into the large festive bowl

 

Minecraft Halloween Bingo Instructions

Announce to your party guests that bingo will begin shortly and if they would like to play to gather where you have designated as the bingo spot

Each guest receives one cup of candy corn and one bingo sheet

The guests find a spot and you announce to them they need to place one candy corn in the center of their card on the free space

Explain to your guests that when they get five candy corn in a row, vertically horizontally or diagonally, they need to shout out bingo

Pulling out your little squares call one at a time and watch your party guests. When they all look ready call your next number.

When a child called bingo check their card against the cards you have called out to confirm that they really do have bingo. If so, bring out the bowl of prizes and tell them that they can pick one

 

~Minecraft Halloween Witches Brew

SUMMARY OF GAME:

Each guest will pick an ingredient for the special Witches Brew at the party, add their ingredient into one of the cauldrons, stir to combine their ingredients and enjoy eating the brew snack at the party. One cauldron will become a fruit salad and the other will be a dry snack mix.

 

ITEMS NEEDED:

1 tablecloth

white card stock paper

scissors

2 medium/large black plastic cauldrons

orange plastic cups

black plastic cups

orange plastic forks

black plastic forks and spoons

2 large plastic spoons

1 witch hat

 

FOOD LIST:

Smartfood Popcorn

Sunflower Seeds – Salted, No Shell

Raisins

Bold Chex Mix

Banana

Ginger Snaps

Green Grapes

Strawberries

Brach’s Pumpkin candies

Cheerios

Goldfish, Flavor Blasted Extra Cheddar

Miniature Pretzel Twists

Doritos

Pretzel Sticks

1 tab top open can of Sliced Pears

Red Grapes

1 tab top open can of Mandarin Oranges

Cheez-its

 

PARTY PREP:

  • cover your table with a tablecloth
  • print the witches brew ingredient list out onto paper, cut the ingredient list into squares so that each square has one ingredient listed on it. Fold each square in half and place all folded squares into a witch hat
  • print the witches brew poster out onto paper
  • gather all ingredients and set them to one side of your witches brew table (open bags, cans, containers, etc. prior to starting this activity. Place fruit from cans into plastic containers so no sharp can edges are near the children)
  • place two medium/large black plastic cauldron’s on the other side of the table
  • please one pile of orange plastic cups upside down next to another pile of black plastic cups upside down (near cauldrons)
  • take out one black cup and one orange cup.  Flip them the right way up and place orange plastic forks and spoons into the black cup and then place black plastic forks and spoons into the orange cup. (near cauldrons)
  • place one large plastic spoon (to stir) into each cauldron

 

Witches Brew Instructions

 

Each guest will pick one folded paper square from the witch’s hat  The guest will announce their Witches Brew ingredient out loud to the other guests the party. (other guests will giggle)

The guest will walk over to the other side of the table, select the ingredient and add their ingredient into one of the cauldrons and stir to combine their ingredients. Each guest selects a folded paper square that tells them their ingredient to add to one of the cauldrons.

One cauldron will become a fruit salad and the other will be a dry snack mix.

 

– Zombie Brains (Smartfood Popcorn) ​

– Witches’ Warts (Sunflower Seeds – Salted, No Shell)​

– Bloated Cave Spiders (Raisins) ​​

– Compressed Cobwebs (Bold Chex Mix)

– Plops of Poop (Banana)

– Ocelot Eyes (Ginger Snaps) ​

– Slime Balls (Green Grapes)

– Boiled Redstone (Strawberries)​

-Jack-O-Lanterns (Brach’s Pumpkin candies)

-Zombie Belly Button Lint Balls (Cheerios)​

– Raw Fish (Goldfish, Flavor Blasted Extra Cheddar)

-Wither Knots (Miniature Pretzel Twists) ​

-Dehydrated Ender Dragon’s Wings (Doritos)

– Glowstone Shards (Goldfish, Flavor Blasted Extra Cheddar) ​

– Skeleton Bones (Pretzel Sticks)

– Boiling Blaze (tab top open can of Sliced Pears)

– Crumbled Silverfish (Sunflower Seeds – Salted, No Shell)

– Iron Golem Eyeballs (Red Grapes)

– Snow Golem Goo (tab top open can of Mandarin Oranges)

– Flattened Magma Cubes (Cheez-its)

– Ghast Guts (Smartfood Popcorn)

-​ Bloated Ants (Raisins)

 

 

~Minecraft Halloween Slime Factory Activity

 

SUMMARY:

Party guests make green gooey slime.

 

ITEMS NEEDED:

glue

water

bowls

green food coloring

borax

measuring cup

sandwich sized Ziploc plastic bags

baby wipes and or small hand towels

tablecloth

white card stock

 

PARTY PREP:

 

Slime Factory Instructions

Mix 1 cup Borax and 1 cup water into one bowl

 

Mix 1/2 cup water with 1/2 cup glue and drops of green food coloring into a separate bowl

 

Then mix the two bowls together until it turns into Slime 🙂

 

 

Minecraft Halloween Party Snacks

 

Witches Brew

Pumpkin Poo

Creepy Creeper Cupcakes

Creeper Jack-O-Lantern Water Bottles

Chilling Candy Hunt

Pumpkin Patch

Minecraft Ghast Halloween S’mores Treat

Clementine Pumpkins

Ghastly Pudding Cups

Dirt Grass Creeper Cups

Witch Hats

Slime Balls

Rotting Raw Fish

Zombie Boogers

Witch, Zombie, Ghast, Spider, Wnderman, Skeleton & Bat Spawn Eggs

 

Minecraft Halloween Party Snacks

Witches Brew

Pumpkin Poo

Creepy Creeper Cupcakes

Creeper Jack-O-Lantern Water Bottles

Chilling Candy Hunt

Pumpkin Patch

Minecraft Ghast Halloween S’mores Treat

Clementine Pumpkins

Ghastly Pudding Cups

Dirt Grass Creeper Cups

Witch Hats

Slime Balls

Rotting Raw Fish

Zombie Boogers

Witch, Zombie, Ghast, Spider, Enderman, Skeleton & Bat Spawn Eggs

Zombie Brains (Smartfood Popcorn) ​

Witches’ Warts (Sunflower Seeds – Salted, No Shell)​

Bloated Cave Spiders (Raisins) ​​

Compressed Cobwebs (Bold Chex Mix)

Plops of Poop (Banana)

Ocelot Eyes (Ginger Snaps) ​

Slime Balls (Green Grapes)

Boiled Redstone (Strawberries)​

Jack-O-Lanterns (Brach’s Pumpkin candies)

Zombie Belly Button Lint Balls (Cheerios)​

Raw Fish (Goldfish, Flavor Blasted Extra Cheddar)

Wither Knots (Miniature Pretzel Twists) ​

Dehydrated Ender Dragon’s Wings (Doritos)

Glowstone Shards (Goldfish, Flavor Blasted Extra Cheddar) ​

Skeleton Bones (Pretzel Sticks)

Boiling Blaze (tab top open can of Sliced Pears)

Crumbled Silverfish (Sunflower Seeds – Salted, No Shell)

Iron Golem Eyeballs (Red Grapes)

Snow Golem Goo (tab top open can of Mandarin Oranges)

Flattened Magma Cubes (Cheez-its)

Ghast Guts (Smartfood Popcorn)

Bloated Ants (Raisins)

 

Aloe Vera, The “First Aid” Plant

All About Aloe Vera

 

Aloe Vera Properties

Aloe Vera Is:

·       Anti-inflammatory
·       Antibacterial
·       Antifungal
·       Antiviral
·       Antioxidant

Aloe Vera plants produce a variety of substances with antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral and antioxidant properties; Aloe Vera made the list of superfoods and super herbs!

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For thousands of years, people have used the gel from aloe vera leaves for healing and softening the skin. Aloe Vera is the “First Aid” plant.  The gel inside the Aloe Vera leaves is soothing & has incredible, natural, skin care properties!

Aloe Vera plants provide high amounts of vitamins and minerals; its leaf is filled with a gel containing at least 75 nutrients, 20 minerals, 12 vitamins, & 18 amino acids.

Aloe Vera produces at least six natural antiseptics, which are able to kill mold, bacteria, funguses, and viruses.  Learn about  ways to put your magical Aloe Vera plant to use after splitting the leaves lengthwise down the middle.

Aloe Vera Recipes

Exfoliate dry skin by mixing two tbsp. each Aloe Vera gel and organic brown sugar with two tsp. lemon juice

Mix equal parts of Aloe Vera gel with lemon juice to decrease dark spots and brighten skin. Aloe Vera can decrease pigmentation

Make a homemade burn healer by mixing 1/4 cup each Aloe vera gel and liquid Calendula with a few drops of vitamin E oil & Lavender Essential oil. Store in a little, airtight jar. Give Aloe Vera as gifts, share Aloe Vera with friends & family!

Soft feet! Get rid of Eczema!  Exfoliate feet, knees and elbows with a mixture of 1/2 c. each oatmeal, four tbsp. Aloe Vera gel, and 1/2 c. coconut oil

White flakes? Reduce hair dandruff by mixing Aloe Vera juice with coconut milk and wheat germ oil. Massage into scalp and rinse.

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Uses for Aloe Vera

Shaving – Replace shaving cream and use Aloe Vera gel; soothe razor burn and save money & your skin!

Dandruff – White flakes? Reduce hair dandruff by mixing aloe vera juice with coconut milk and wheat germ oil. Massage into scalp and rinse.

Exfoliator – coconut oil mixed with sugar or sea salt is a very nourishing and effective exfoliator and safe to use all over the body.

Athlete’s Foot – Relieve athlete’s foot by mixing Aloe Vera Gel with a drop or two of Tea Tree essential oil; it works!!

Frizz – helps smooth away those pesky static-frizzed hairs. Simply rub a bit of coconut oil in your hand and swipe over your hair

Burns, poison ivy, and blisters – Aloe Vera contains cooling properties similar to menthol. Combine with Lavender or Peppermint essential oils for a dual benefit!

Healing – apply to cuts, sores, and other skin infections;  Aloe Vera has excellent antibacterial properties

Make up remover – save your money while healing your skin!

Beauty – Apply straight Aloe vera gel to skin to reduce age lines, remove scars and stretch marks; Cleopatra did!

Shower – Rub the inner sides of a cut Aloe Vera leaf on skin to use as a shower scrub (slice the aloe leaves lengthwise and use the inner sides)

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Hair – Stimulate hair growth & say goodbye to frizzy hair by massaging aloe into the scalp and hair; leave on for as long as possible, at least half an hour.
Aloe Vera restores for silky smooth and promotes growth.  Aloe Vera keeps hair well moisturized, combating the heat from styling appliances.
Moisturizer – simply scoop some out and apply; Aloe Vera absorbs quickly

Allergies, rashes – Relieve itching due to allergies and rashes or take the sting & itch out of insect bites (fight back! grow Citronella & Lemongrass plants in pots where you gather outside to keep those bugs away!)

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Aloe Vera Sugar Lemon Scrub Recipe

Mixing Aloe Vera gel, lemon juice or essential oil and organic brown sugar makes for an energizing exfoliation experience! Want a healthy glow?

Stir Aloe Vera gel, organic brown sugar and Lemon Essential Oil or juice together and ta-da!

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Homemade Burn Healer Recipe

Make a homemade burn healer by mixing 1/4 cup each Aloe vera gel and liquid Calendula with a few drops of vitamin E oil & Lavender Essential oil. Store in an airtight jar.

DIY Homemade Burn Healer
Jar
1/4 cup Aloe Vera gel
1/4 cup Calendula liquid
Few drops of Vitamin E oil
Few drips of Lavender Essential Oil

Give as gifts, share with friends & family!

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Oatmeal Coconut Aloe Scrub

Soft feet! Get rid of Eczema!

Exfoliate feet, knees and elbows with a mixture of  1/2 c. Oatmeal
4 tbsp. Aloe Vera gel
1/2 c. Coconut Oil

Aloe Vera’s healing properties repair skin problems such as eczema, psoriasis, acne, and rosacea, as well

Relieve athlete’s foot by mixing Aloe Vera Gel with a drop or two of Tea Tree essential oil; it works!!

I hope you enjoyed this post!!!  Have a sparkling day!
Vanessa
vmbsrm@mindbodysoulessentials.com

Calendula, Calendula, Calendula

They should make a song about Calendula.  Or maybe they already have.  It should be catchy and light and fancy free.  Simply put, Calendula ROCKS.

Calendula is is a beautiful flower, when looked upon brings a smile to your face.  An even bigger smile should appear when you find out that it is anti-fungal, anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial – among other things.

Look at this gorgeous creature

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Calendula Powder, Flowers, Oil can be fund to purchase at Mind Body Soul Essentials!

Calendula has been used medicinally for centuries to heal wounds, burns and rashes, internally and externally. Calendula flowers have also been used traditionally to support the immune system and lift the spirits.

Calendula flowers, are also known as Calendula officinalis, Gold-bloom, Marigold, Marybud and Pot Marigold.

The resin, which forms at the green base of the Calendula flower head, are an important part of calendula’s healing. If you are buying calendula, make sure it has a bright yellow or orange color, which is a good measure of its freshness and medicinal quality.

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Therapeutic Properties: Anti-inflammatory to skin and mucosa, Lymphagogue (moves lymph), promotes healing of damaged tissue, anti-fungal, anti-bacterial, stimulates menstrual flow, warming, drying, anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial

Topical Uses: poultice, compress, infused oil and salve. Dilute tincture with water (1 part tincture to 3 parts water) for topical use.

Common Uses: Rashes, stings, wounds, burns, sunburns, abrasions, swellings, eczema, acne, surgical wounds, scrapes, chicken pox, cold sores, genital herpes sores, and as a douche for bacterial vaginosis, yeast infection and cervical dysplasia.

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Calendula Inspiring Information

Calendula tea is commonly used to help heal peptic ulcers, esophageal irritation from GERD, and inflammatory bowel disease.

Calendula may be called upon for grief and sadness along with other cheering flowers: rose, mimosa and lavender.

Gargle for sore throat, canker sores, periodontal disease, thrush, sore and bleeding gums.

Calendula helps heal inflammation from infection or irritation through its anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial actions.

Used for poor immunity, respiratory infection, to help prevent infection through stimulating the lymphatic system.

Helpful herbal companions, Lemon Balm and Lemon Verbena.

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How to Make Calendula Infused Oil Recipe

Put calendula flowers into a mason jar. Cover calendula to the top of the jar with olive oil, stir slowly to relase air bubbles and cover tightly. Let sit for two weeks to infuse. Remember, the long it sits, the stronger the infusion. Drain with a cheescloth and ta-da! You’ve made an herbal infusion! Now store the covered jar in a cool, dark place.
You can also put fresh petals in a jar of oil in the sun for two weeks to create a solar-infused oil.

Organic Calendula Flowers

How to Make Calendula Salve Recipe

To create a calendula salve, blend four parts infused oil and one part melted bees wax. Or combine four parts cocoa butter, shea butter, or a combination with one part beeswax and one part oil. Definately adjust the amount of oil and beeswax to create the consistency you want. According to renown herbalist Rosemary Gladstar, salves are made by adding ÂĽ cup of beeswax to one cup of infused oil. Heat until the beeswax has melted.
Pour into a wide jar and cover. This mixture will thicken into a salve that you can use for burns and abrasions. It is also useful for diaper rash and other skin ailments.

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How to Make Calendula Tea Recipe
Calendula tea is so easy to make. Put a couple of teaspoons of calendula petals in an infuser ball and pour a cup of boiling water over it; steep for 7-10 minutes. Drink up for tummy aches or use the tea to make a hot or cold compress.

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Making your own herbal products gives you control over the ingredients you chose to put in or on your body. Experiment, experiment, experiment!!  Add other herbs to your salves and infusions.

 

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How you can use Flower Waters (Hydrosols)

Create a relaxed state of mind...

How you can use Flower Waters (Hydrosols)

 

Spritz yourself with Flower Waters to cool off, soothe a hot flash, relieve sunburn pain or itching, bolster concentration and wakefulness, or brighten a dull mood,

Add a few cups of Flower Waters to bathwater,

Spritz Flower Waters on face over makeup, on hair for set and scent, and fingernails to maintain health and growth,

Add a few drops of Flower Waters to your creams and lotions to benefit from the plant’s healing and soothing properties,

Many hydrosols are natural airborne disinfectants. Use Flower Waters to disinfect your hands, clean the air, or make homemade wet wipes,

Air Fresheners: Use Flower Waters to add both natural fragrance and healthy, botanical substances to your indoor air,

Flower Waters are free of the cancerous or toxic synthetic chemicals found in most air fresheners,

Spray Flower Waters in dryer before putting in clothes,

Spray Flower Waters on clothes during ironing,

Use Flower Waters as a linen sprays on sheets

Aromatherapy Flower Waters

Jasmine Flower Water

Lavender Flower Water

Orange Blossom Flower Water

Roman Chamomile Flower Water

Rose Flower Water

Ylang Ylang Flower Water

 

“Look in the perfume of flowers and of nature for peace of mind and joy of life.”
-Wang Wei

Create a relaxed state of mind…

Aromatherapy waters have been used as a natural healing alternative for centuries to harness the combined power hidden in essential oils extracted from flowers, herbs, fruits, plants and trees.

Aromatherapy Products and Aromatherapy Supplies

Flower Waters are lovely fragrances ~pleasantly aromatic and not overbearing~
Naturally made with 100% Pure Essential Oils and distilled water
Enjoyed for their wonderful aroma, flower waters also provide hydrating and refreshing benefits to the skin. Mist your body, pour into a bath, or use as a natural room freshener. The most popular flower waters, Sweet Rose and fragrant Orange Blossom, are also suitable for food use as delightful additions to desserts, beverages and candies. The other flower waters include relaxing Lavender, calming Chamomile, sensual Jasmine, and alluring Ylang Ylang, each one packaged in a blue cobalt bottle with accompanying mist sprayer.

Ingredients: Distilled water and 100% pure essential oils.

Come check them out! 🙂

Flower Waters Here!

 

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Easy, Fun and Healthy Green Tips for Around Your Home!

Going Green with Mind Body Soul Essentials

Today’s Going Green tips and recipes are all about the inside of your home

We can control what goes into the air we breathe inside our home.  Let’s get started!

Do you enjoy the smell of Bleach or Synthetic Air Fresheners?  I don’t!  And it’s not FUN to clean and deodorize with that stuff!  You spray it into the air and POOF!…it’s gone in a flash.  Just the opposite, that bleach smell has eyes watering, noses burning and that smell lingers forever! Eww!

So what are we doing?!  We don’t sit there and say “Hey! I’ve got an idea! Let’s spray some toxic chemicals into the air today!”

No.  We are busy.  There is not enough time in the day.  We are always on the move.  We are multitasking machines!!  We have to go grocery shopping or no one eats and while we are at the store, cruising around, we grab & go; taking a bottle of air freshener for our fabric couches and rugs and air for $5.  We throw it in the cart and off we go to the milk section!

Do you love yourself?  Do you love your children? Your pets? Your family?

Of course you do.  I do, too.  Ever wonder why we are tired of being tired and sick of being sick?

Take the time to read that label before you put those cleansers, disinfectants, air fresheners into your cart.  There’s a LOT of really bad ingredients in what you are buying for $5.  Cheap toxic items…come and get it!  Sale on bad for you cleaners and 50% off chemical filled products for your family!

Essential Oils.  Maybe you don’t know what they are.  That’s ok!  Think about it this way…you know what plants are.  What trees, leaves and flowers are.

Essential oils are distilled from the leaves, bark, roots and other aromatic portions of a botanical plant.

Nature at it’s best!

It is the essential oils within plants that gives each oil their characteristic smell and flavor. When we smell the delightful fragrance of roses, open a cedarwood box and inhale its woody smell, or add the zest of orange or lemon to a drink, it is the essential oil that we are enjoying!

Essential Oils are medicines from the earth! A whole world of possibility is awaiting you!  Nature – in one of its most powerful forms – aromatic liquid extracted from certain flowers, grasses, fruits, trees, leaves, roots and herbs.

Any part of a plant may contain its essential oil! Each single oil is used for many purposes. They are indispensable to medicine, food and cosmetic industries. In food and drink, they are used to give natural flavor and aroma, and as preservatives.

Want to learn more? Read What Are Essential Oils? or How Do Essential Oils Work? or come to my website and search for the answers to what you are looking to learn. If it’s not on there, send me an email and I’ll answer you!  I’m a real person, not a commercial giant!

Why should you be Going Green in your Home?  Better question: why haven’t you?

Cleaning!

We make messes.  We do! We’re human! Then we clean it up (usually the same day)…

Essential oils, vinegar and baking soda can be used to create many effective non-toxic (and wonderfully fragrant) cleansers and disinfectants.  Clean, disinfect and shine for pennies!  A straight 5% solution of vinegar kills 99 percent of bacteria, 82 percent of mold, and 80 percent of viruses.  Clean the dishwasher, coffeepot, windows,  Deodorize your sink drains.  Remove pet urine stains, grease from kitchen walls and mineral deposits around faucets.

You can easily click Natural Cleaning With Essential Oils for more ideas and recipes 🙂

Oils excellent for cleaning:

· Cinnamon Essential Oil
· Clove Essential Oil
· Eucalyptus Essential Oil
· Thyme Essential Oil
· Spruce Essential Oil
· Lemon Essential Oil
· Lemongrass Essential Oil
· Grapefruit Essential Oil
· Orange Essential Oil

Orange and Lemon are my personal favorites.  The smell, the antibacterial, antidepressant, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antiseptic and astringent power these oils have!

When I clean, I put Orange and/or Lemon Essential oil to work!  Put on some music, smell those delicious smells and get my clean on!

Ever wonder why there are so many orange cleaners today? Make your own orange cleaner to DISINFECT, SAVE MONEY and ENERGIZE.

These oils are UPLIFTING to the spirit but CALMING to your body!

Essential Oils are disinfectants!  Add to a spray bottle of water and spray into the air to deodorize, neutralize, and sterilize the air.

The majority of Essential Oils are inexpensive.  There are a handful that are not, simply because of the large number of flowers required to produce a small amount of it.

Floor Cleaner:
Add 1/4 cup white vinegar to a bucket of water. Add 10 drops of lemon oil and 4 drops of oregano essential oil. Oregano oil has powerful antiseptic properties!

Carpet freshener:
Add 16-20 drops of essential oils to a cup of baking soda. Mix well and place in a covered container overnight so that the oil can be absorbed. Sprinkle over your carpet the next day and then vacuum the powder up!

Painting:
Adding essential oil to paint will counteract the unpleasant smell. And because essential oils are not fatty oils, they will leave no oil spots on the walls. Add a 5 ml. bottle of your favorite essential oil, such as White Angelica, Abundance, or Sacred Mountain, to 1 gallon of paint. Mix well.

Recipes for you below and so many more at Mind Body Soul Essentials – click here for more recipes or here for a ton of ways to use essential oils and go green the easy way!

Aromatherapy Air Fresheners

ROOM AIR FRESHENING RECIPES
It’s been proven that with the effects of aromatherapy, just the way things smell can altar your mood.

Ingredients
1 cup distilled water
8 -10 drops Essential Oils, of your choice

Antiseptic, Antibacterial and Antiviral
3 drops Lemon Essential Oil

Deodorizing
6 drops Bergamot Essential Oil
1 drop Eucalyptus Essential Oil
2 drops Lemon Essential Oil

Pet Deodorizing
6 drops Cedarwood Essential Oil
3 drops tea Tree Essential Oil

Apple Pie Spice
6 drops Cinnamon Essential Oil
3 drops Clove Essential Oil

Orange Spice
5 drops Orange Essential Oil
2 drops Cinnamon Essential Oil

Mood Lifter
4 drops Chamomile Essential Oil
3 drops Orange Essential Oil
2 drops Ylang Ylang Essential Oil

Stress Reliever
4 drops Lavender Essential Oil
3 drops Rose Essential Oil
2 drops Clary Sage Essential Oil (optional)

Sleepy-Hour Relaxation
4 drops Lavender Essential Oil
3 drops Chamomile Essential Oil

Uplifting
8 drops Orange Essential Oil

Vitality & Freshness
3 drops Lemon Essential Oil
1 drop Grapefruit Essential Oil

Amazing Dryer Sheets

Aromatherapy Candle Magic

or easily buy a candle made with Essential Oils!  Come see all of the beautiful, affordable candles here!

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I need to do this more often…as I consume FAR too much coffee… 🙂

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So many more recipes & tips – click Natural Cleaning With Essential Oils for more free ideas!

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Herbal Baths

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Do yourself a favor…
Take some time off, just an hour will do!
Go into the bathroom, turn on some music…
Light some candles – herb candles are great!
…and sink into a hot herbal bath.
Rest your head and neck on a towel.
Your body will feel light in the water – go with it.
Let your arms float.
The rising steam will lift the fragrance of the Lavender and Chamomile around you…
Ahhhhh…just what you needed!

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BATHING BLISSShowers seem more practical when there is not enough time in the day to do everything you are supposed to do.
Quite the opposite is true, though.  Because of the hectic, high pressured speed of our fast paced world, a hot herbal bath can be practical.
Its soothing, healing and refreshing qualities offer vital relief!
It’s okay to say no.  It’s okay to take time for yourself.
For every three things you do for someone else, do something for yourself.
Start small.  Baby steps.

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BURNOUTYou can make a bath to perk you up for a fun evening out or in…
My fun evenings tend to be grocery shopping or working inside the house.  So I decided that I was going to do something for myself, to decompress, to feel better and to take some time for me.  Speaking for myself, I don’t take any time for me.  I’m a mom, so their needs come first.  But what happens when mom’s body shuts down and she gets sick from burn out?

Water alone heals and soothes, but add herbs to the bath and the benefits increase!

Preparing Your Bath

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Just toss the herbs into the water and get in? Nope. Imagine stepping out of the tub and having to pick the leaves and flowers off of your body! One of the easiest ways to prepare an herbal bath is to wrap some herbs in some cheesecloth and hang the bundle from the spout while running your water.


Herbal Infusion

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Another method for preparing an herbal bath is to make a strong herbal infusion from your herbs, then add it to the bath water.Pour boiling water over 1/2 c. of dried herbs; let the mixture steep for 15-20 minutes.  Strain the liquid and add it to the bath.


Temperature

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Pay close attention to the temperature of the water.  Warm baths relax muscles, while cool baths stimulate your body.  Higher temps will make you feel sleepy; warmer temps will feel relaxing but also refreshing.Be careful of hot baths.  They can dehydrate your skin, dry your skin and can be exhausting.  It can also lower your blood pressure and cause fainting. Yikes!

Remember, we are taking care of ourselves!


Decoctions

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Add a decoction to your bath!  Simmering herbs in water is one of the most effective methods for drawing the healing elements from the parts of the plant, such as barks, roots, stems and leaves.To make a decoction, use one ounce dried herb to one pint of water.  Add the dried herbs to water that has just been brought to a boil in a medium sized pot.  Keep water just below boiling for about 30 minutes and let the herbs gently simmer.


You can also use a saucepan (ceramic, enamel, or stainless steel) and a nylon or plastic sieve. Place the herb/herbs in a saucepan and then pour cold water over. Next, bring the mixture to a boil and simmer for about 30 minutes until the total volume has reached 1/3 of its original size. The decoction should be taken off of the heat and strained. Lastly, add the decoction to your bath!Experiment and see which way works best for you!


Herbal Bath Recipes

Stress, especially internal tension, can increase the risk of heart problems.
An herbal bath can heal the mind and body.
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SOOTHING HERBS
catnip
chamomile flowers
comfrey
Elder (whole plant)
evening primrose flowers
hyssop
jasmine flowers
juniper berries
lemon balm
linden flowers
marsh mallow roots
melilot
mullein
passionflower flowers
rose flowers
slippery elm inner bark
tansy flowers
valerian roots
vervain (whole plant)
violet

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TONIC HERBS
blackberry leaves
comfrey
dandelion
ginseng root
jasmine flowers
nettle
orange
patchouli
raspberry leaves

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HERBS FOR ACHING MUSCLES & JOINTS
agrimony
bay
juniper berries
mugwort
oregano
poplar buds and bark
sage
strawberry leaves

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HERBS FOR  SKIN INFLAMMATIONS
alder
burdock root
dandelion leaves
hyssop
lecampane
lady’s mantle
marigold leaves
mint
plantain

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HERBS FOR FOOT BATHS
agrimony
alder bark
burdock
goat’s true
lavender flowers
mustard seed
sage
witch hazel
(bark & leaves)
wormwood

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STIMULATING HERBS
basil
bay
calendula flowers
citronella
fennel
horseradish roots
lavender flowers
lemon verbena
lovage roots
marjoram
mint
nettle
pine needles
queen of the meadow
rosemary
sage
savory
thyme
vetiver roots

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ASTRINGENT HERBS
agrimony
alum root
bay
bayberry bark
clary
comfrey leaves & root
dock
frankincense resin
lady’s mantle
lemongrass
mullein
myrrh resin
nasturium flowers
periwinkle
potenilla root
queen of the meadow
respberry leaves
rose flowers
rosemary
strawberry
white willow bark
wintergreen
with hazel
(bark and leaves)
yarrow flowers
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