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Body & Soul: Body Oil

By Janice Cox
October/November 2011

An essential-oil delivery system, these basic oils are also great for your skin.


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This super mixture will give you all the healing and soothing properties of some of the most popular base oils. 

• 2 tablespoons peanut oil
• 2 tablespoons avocado oil
• 2 tablespoons light sesame oil
• 2 tablespoons almond oil

1. Combine oils in a clean, dry container with a tight-fitting lid and shake gently to blend.

2. To use: Massage into clean skin or use a few tablespoons in the bath.


Janice Cox is the co-author, with her daughter Lauren Cox, of EcoBeauty (Ten Speed Press, 2009). To buy, visit www.herbcompanion.com/shopping.   

Click here for the main article, Body & Soul: Carrier Oils 101.








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