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Keep Skin Healthy for Winter: Antifungal Vinegar & Powder

By Kathi Keville & Peter Korn
November/December 1998
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Antifungal Vinegar
• 4 ounces vinegar (for extra strength, use oregano vinegar)
• 2 tablespoons tincture of pau d’arco
• 1/4 teaspoon each tea tree and lavender ­essential oils
• 1/8 teaspoon peppermint essential oil

1. Combine the ingredients.

2. Apply a few times daily with a cotton ball or swab, or use a compress soaked in vinegar to cover a large area.

Antifungal Dusting Powder

• 1/4 cup bentonite clay
• 1/8 teaspoon each tea tree and lavender ­essential oils

1. Put the clay in a plastic bag.

2. Add the essential oils, drop by drop, to the bag, then close it tightly.

3. Mix well by turning the bag over a few times to break up any clumps.

4. Let the contents sit three days, then store in an airtight container.

Check out the original article, Keep Skin Healthy for Winter. 

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