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Natural Healing - Bitter is Better Befriending the Bitter Herbs - Chamomile Eye Soother

By Laurel Vukovic
March/April 2003
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Spring is the perfect time for revitalizing your body-care routines. Try these fresh, easy-to-make herbal recipes to smooth your skin, condition your hair, and rejuvenate your entire body.

A cool compress of chamomile and elder flower soothes and brightens tired eyes and helps to alleviate puffiness.

· 2 cups boiling water
· 1 tablespoon dried chamomile flowers
· 1 tablespoon dried elder flowers

Pour the boiling water over the chamomile and elder flowers. Cover and steep until cool. Strain and chill in refrigerator. Soak 2 clean cotton cosmetic pads in the herbal solution and place over your closed eyelids. Relax for 10 minutes.

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