This herbal concoction is ideal for skin care, with Lavender’s gentle rubefacient properties (brings blood to the surface, helpful in healing and in the regeneration of healthy cells) and mild antimicrobial action (which can inhibit bacteria and pimples). Simply spray it on your face after cleansing.
Lavender is also a known tonic for the nervous system, so close your eyes and use this relaxing mist the next time you have a stress headache!
What You’ll Need:
- 4 oz or 100 ml spring water
- 2 tbsp of dried lavender flowers (or 4 tbsp fresh)
- pestle & mortar
- heat source
- glass bowl, with a lid (or cover)
- strainer (or coffee filter or muslin cloth)
- spray pump bottle
Here’s the Recipe:
- Grind lavender with pestle and mortar and put in glass bowl.
- Gently add 100 ml boiling water.
- Cover and let steep for one hour or longer.
- Strain out herb and pour liquid into a spray pump bottle.
- Label and keep in fridge up to 2 weeks.
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