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American Beautyberry

A beautiful native plant that propagates easily and has numerous beneficial uses for humans and animals alike.

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Beautyberry Insect repellent

INGREDIENTS: 1 cup of crushed Beautyberry leaves 4 ounces of rubbing alcohol 2 drops of desired body wash or spray (personal choice) Personal size spray bottle INSTRUCTIONS: Put crushed leaves into a mason jar Cover the crushed leaves with the rubbing alcohol and let stand for 2 days Strain the mixture free of the leaves […]

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Beautyberry Insect repellent Cream

INGREDIENTS: Beautyberry rark from the roots Beautyberry leaves fresh or dried 1 cup of neem oil 1 ounce of beeswax 2 cups of boiling water INSTRUCTIONS: Cut up bark, stems, and leaves Bring two cups of water to a boil Add the diced mixture of Beautyberry bark, stems and leaves and simmer for 10 minutes […]

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Herbal Insect Repellent

An alcohol based insect repellant spray made with beautyberry, catnip, dog fennel, lemon balm, lemongrass, and neem oil.

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Mint

Mint is a prolific and easy to grow herb. It comes in many varieties and has a long list of medicinal and culinary uses.

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