From the dirt to our plate; the trials and realities of first-time farm ownership

Disclosure & Disclaimer

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As the owner of this blog, I may be compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites and various other topics. Even though as the owner of this blog, I  may receive compensation for posts or advertisements, I always give my honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely my own. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider or party in question.

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*Essential Oils Disclaimer*

Okay, if it’s not already obvious, the contents found on Dirt on My Plate are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease.  With any essential oil, food preservation/preparation method, diet or treatment;  if you have concerns, please contact your doctor before altering your healthcare routine – especially if you are taking prescription medications.

If you feel you are having any adverse side effects from essential oil use, please stop using the product and immediately consult a physician.  I am not accountable for action that you may take in regards to the material on this website.  Statements on this website have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.  The FDA has strict guidelines one must follow when marketing a product hence I only use this blog to document my personal opinions and experience.  For this reason, I do not note which producer of essential oils I utilize.  However, I do insist you do your research and use quality products which are labeled for their intended use.
Bada Bing Bada Boom!  Knowledge is power people!  Happy Oiling!



*Recipes/Canning/Preserving Disclaimer*

If using any of the recipes listed on Dirt On My Plate you hereby acknowledge that you are taking full responsibility over the safety of your results.

It is recommended that you follow tried and true methods which will result in food safe for storeage and consumption.  Please visit The National Center For Food Preservation and follow the USDA home canning guidelines.

I would highly recommend that any beginner wanting to learn more about proper canning, freezing and dehydrating techniques visit the aforementioned site and purchase a Ball Blue Book.  The Ball Blue Book will give a novice appropriate information to best understand safe food handling methods, with recipes!


*Amazon Associate Disclaimer*

In some of my blogs I like to share links to some of the products I’ve used in a project or ones that I find useful. Those links will take you to the website. If you make a purchase, I may make a small profit for directing you to the related product. So there you have it, as an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.  Thank you!

8 Responses to “Disclosure & Disclaimer”

  1. Essential Oils – My Foray Into Natural Healing | Dirt On My Plate

    […] *Gardening had always been something my family grew up doing so I ran with it.  This was my first step in recognizing the value of natural foods (by this I mean organic) and the role herbs can play in spicing up cuisine and healing the body.  I never knew fresh oregano was such an amazing blast of flavor until I grew it and learned to utilize it.  Not only was it a trip to Flavor Town but oregano is loaded with antioxidants and is naturally anti-bacterial.  Who knew? […]


  2. Essential Oils – Get In The Know | Dirt On My Plate

    […] *My experiences with Essential Oils up to this point have been fairly limited.  I use lemongrass in my steam mop because I love the clean aroma it leaves wafting through my house.  Frankincense, I’ve used in an effort to rid myself of an ever-pesky sunspot, although I did eventually bend to more effective modern medicine (IPL).  Sweet Orange oil has been a calming addition to my Coconut Oil/Beeswax lip balm and body oils.  Most recently and much to my astonishment, lavender oil is helping ease a headache I’ve had since waking this morning! […]


  3. Lavender Essential Oil | Dirt On My Plate

    […] *It has been touted that Lavender may help ease conditions such as anxiety, arthritis, asthma, headaches, heart irregularities, high blood pressure, bug bites and bee stings, skin conditions, sunburns, ear aches, gallstones, depression and much more.  The uses seem endless with this universal oil – if in doubt, use Lavender! […]


  4. Frankincense Essential Oil – A Wise Investment | Dirt On My Plate

    […] *Knowing this, it is not surprising the essential oil form of Frankincense can be used for a wide variety of ailments.  Many have claimed to eliminate bothersome skin tags and stretch marks.  I’ve used the oil “neat” on minor skin abrasions and they become less red and heal faster. From oral and digestive health to skin healing and anti-aging, the uses are endless. […]


  5. Grapefruit Essential Oil | Dirt On My Plate

    […] *Traditionally, Grapefruit oil has been used to cleanse and purify the body but it has long been thought to be helpful in energizing the body, flushing impurities and assisting in weight loss.  Grapefruit Essential Oil is very high in limonene which is known to be a tumor-fighting, cancer-preventative phytochemical that protects DNA and cells from damage. Not only that, it’s high in Vitamin C!  It can be used to help ward off acne, headaches, colds and can help protect against bacterial and fungal infections. […]


  6. Peppermint Essential Oil | Dirt On My Plate

    […] *Peppermint Essential Oils have been purported to ease digestive issues such as lack of appetite, excessive gas, motion sickness, nausea and irritable bowel syndrome.  As with many Essential Oils, it is a naturally strong antiseptic hence its use in dental care formulas.  Due its cool nature, peppermint is a stimulant, it can help increase circulation, improve mood and even ease away stress and sore muscles. […]


  7. Palmarosa Essential Oil | Dirt On My Plate

    […] *Palmarosa Essential Oil has antiseptic properties as well as antiviral, bactericidal, cytophylactic, digestive and febrifuge.  Mostly, the oil is used as a flavoring agent or additive to anything from food and beverages to soaps, perfumes and cosmetics.  It is very popular in treating bacterial infections of the genito-urinary tracts, bye bye UTI! […]



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