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by Scott Cunningham

Herbal sachets, or charms, consist of herbs and other
materials tied-up in bits of cloth. Some sachets ward
off certain energies or disease; others draw specific
situations or powers to you.

Easy to make and pleasing to the nose, sachets are a
distinctive and aromatic gift for the holidays.

Items needed:

7 parts Juniper
4 parts Cinnamon
4 parts Allspice
4 parts Ginger
4 parts Caraway
2 parts Nutmeg
2 parts Rosemary
2 parts Lemon peel
2 parts Orange peel
1 part Clove
1 part Bay
2 pinches Orris root

Tie up in a green or red cloth and give as a gift
on Yule or Christmas.


"The Complete Book of Incense, Oils & Brews",
by Scott Cunningham
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Eucalyptus 8 drops
Fir 6 drops
Peppermint 6 drops
Clove 2 drops

Blend into 60 ml of aloe vera gel or moisturizer lotion blend. Just make sure to avoid anything with petroleum based preservatives.

Has been successfully tested against biting & stinging insects from as far and wide as South America, the Bahamas, Alaska, Texas and the Canadian deep woods. It has even been found to repel Jelly Fish.

**NOTE** I have not personally tested this. The person who I got this from made this claim.

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