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About Christine J. Dalziel
There’s intrinsic JOY in creating something substantial with your own hands. Whether that’s baking a loaf of bread, creating a meal from scratch, rolling beeswax candles, creating an herbal salve, growing a garden, or making something bigger or more significant. And it’s a JOY that’s missing from many women's lives.
Chris is on a mission to restore the JOY of the creative, handmade life to women through her blog at JoybileeFarm.com.
Chris is a teacher, author, gardener, and herbalist with 30+ years’ of growing herbs and formulating herbal remedies, skin care products, soaps, and candles. She teaches workshops and writes extensively about gardening, crafts, and medicinal herbs on her blog at JoybileeFarm.com.
Chris is the author of the "The Beginner’s Book of Essential Oils, Learning to Use Your First 10 Essential Oils with Confidence" and "Homegrown Healing,From Seed to Apothecary." Her new book, "The Beeswax Workshop, How to Make Your Own Natural Candles, Cosmetics, Cleaners, Soaps, Healing Balms and More" will be published this winter, in time to inspire your holiday crafting and gift making.
Formerly the president of the Boundary Artisan Association and the Boundary Spinners and Weavers Guild, Chris led both organizations through 2 successful art gallery shows. She’s won awards for her textile designs and was featured in The Ashford Wheel Magazine in 2011. Chris is a contributing writer to The Biblical Herbal Magazine, The FermenTools Blog, and the Attainable Sustainable blog. Her other books, The Beginners Book of Essential Oils and Homegrown Healing are available on Amazon.
Chris lives with her husband Robin in the mountains of British Columbia on a 140 acre ranch, with sheep, dairy goats, llamas, and a few retired chickens. They have 3 adult children and 3 granddaughters.
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Making all kinds of amazing, all-natural stuff out of beeswax is easy and fun. Packed with over 100 step-by-step recipes, The Beeswax Workshop shows you how to make beautiful gifts, household cleaners, beauty supplies and so, so much more:
• Mason Jar Candle
• English Furniture Polish
• Bug-Be-Gone Insect Repellent
• Chamomile Sunburn Salve
• Everyday Body Butter
• Rose Lip Gloss
• Waterproof Shade Hat
• Nontoxic Wood Sealant
Whether you use beeswax from your backyard hive or purchase a supply, this book offers tips, tricks and techniques for getting the most out of this miracle ingredient.
The reader will learn:
• The ideal harvest time for each herb
• Which parts of the herb are used in herbal preparations
• How to increase the potency of home remedies
• How to grow herbs in difficult circumstances
• Which herbal preparations can be made at home and which ones should be purchased
• The difference between using whole herbs and herb-like drugs
• Including 40+ recipes to make for your homegrown apothecary
• With 30 In depth plant profiles
These 10 essential oils span the full range of scents from sweetly floral, to bright menthol, and pungent balsam. They give cheering top notes, balancing middle notes, and long lasting base notes to fragrant or therapeutic blends. They offer a full range of beneficial actions to strengthen the immune system and hasten healing, relief, and comfort.
Here's 80+ recipes for beauty, health, and home using these 10 foundational essential oils, to save you time and money, and build your knowledge.