Herbal Skin Detoxifier Treatment

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Gather the following ingredients:Juniper berries (Juniperus communus)
Used for: Detoxifying.

Chamomile Flowers (Matricaria recutita)
Used for: Soothing and calming.

Calendula Flowers (Calendula officinalis)
Used for: Softening the skin.

Lavender Flowers (Lavendula angustifolium) and Thyme (Thymus vulgaris)
Used for: Their antiseptic properties, also Lavender is an anti-depressant, stress reliever and helps relieve insomnia (also adds a beautiful scent).

Before putting head covered with towel over bowl, add the following essential oils:

1 drop of Patchouli (Pogostemon patchouli)
Used for: dry and mature skin, regenerator, moisturizer, fungicide.

2 drops of Tea Tree (Melaleuca alternifolia)
Used for: Its high germicidal value.

3 drops of Geranium (Pelargonium graveolens)
Used for: cellular regeneration, also balances sebum. | (substitute Lavender if pregnant)

Add all ingredients to warm water in a non-metallic pan and heat slowly (harder substances like roots, berries and bark for a longer period of time, leaves for less time, and flowers for the shortest amount of time).

Pour mixture into a large bowl. Cover your head with a towel surrounding the bowl and lean over the bowl to breathe in the mixture’s properties for about 10-15 minutes.

{CAUTION: Herbs to be avoided during pregnancy: Basil, Clary Sage, Fennel, Geranium, Hyssop, Juniper, Pennyroyal, Peppermint, Sage and Thyme}

Recipe courtesy of SharAmbrosia

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