Body and Home Care

In creating homemade Body and Home Care products, fresh powdered herbs and flowers are both a delight to the senses and rich in health benefits.

Masks, lotions, body scrubs and powders made with vital, hand-processed plant materials radiate with vitality and provide solid rejuvenating qualities. The sky is the limit so great creative! TrimBin is a pleasure to work with in the preparation of your herbs for all sorts of crafting!

Cut, sifted and powdered flower petals make lovely additions to facial masks. Peppermint and spearmint leaf powders add invigorating properties to foot baths and soaks. Cut, sifted and powdered catnip leaves sewn into cotton make lovely cat toys.

Chief among the benefits of creating your own body care products is your guarantee of purity. Organically grown and wildcrafted flowers and herbs are safe from harmful pesticides and additives that are often found in commercially prepared products. Treat your botanicals to the best with TrimBin.

Body Care RecipesIngredients:

2 cup olive oil

2 cup jojoba oil

1 cup sugar

1/4 cup powdered rose petals

1/4 cup powdered calendula petals

7 drops pure rose essential oil

Instructions: dry 1 cup each fresh rose and calendula flowers. Once dry, garble the petals from the stems. Using Trim Bin, snip the flowers and continue to garble while trimming. Press cut and garbled petals through Trim Bins fine mesh screen. Set flowers aside and measure 1/4 cup each for recipe. In large, clean bowl, combine all of the ingredients. Stir. Add the essential oils last and continue to stir. Pour scrub into clean, glass jars. For use on the body while showering. Makes skin radiant!

Pet CareIngredients:

2 cups baking soda

1 cup pennyroyal herb powder

1 cup lavender leaf and flower powder

5 drops citronella essential oil

5 drops pennyroyal essential oil

10 drops lemon essential oil

5 drops rosemary essential oil

10 drops lavender essential oil

Instructions: dry 3 cups each fresh pennyroyal and lavender herb. Once dry, garble the leaves from the stems. Using Trim Bin, snip the leaves and continue to garble while trimming. Press the cut and garbled herbs through Trim Bins fine mesh screen. Set powdered herbs aside and measure 1 cup each for recipe. In large, clean bowl, combine dry ingredients. Stir. Add essential oils and using a whisk, whisk all together. Put powder into shaker-top containers. For use on animals, carpets and animal bedding.