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Discover the Fountain of Youth with Herbs: Rejuvenating Herbal Toner

By Laurel Vukovic
July/August 2003


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Makes about 1 cup
Use this rejuvenating herbal toner after cleansing your skin to tighten pores.

  • ½ cup distilled witch hazel
  • ½ cup distilled rose water
  • 2 teaspoons dried rose petals
  • 2 teaspoons dried lavender
  • 1 teaspoon dried comfrey leaf
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable glycerin (optional, for dry skin)
  1. In a pint glass jar, combine witch hazel and rose water with dried herbs. Cover with a lid and allow the mixture to steep for 2 weeks in a warm, dark place. Gently shake the jar every day to keep the herbs from settling.
  2. Strain; if your skin is dry, add vegetable glycerin. Store in a clean bottle. Apply with a cotton cosmetic pad after washing your face.


Laurel Vukovic writes and teaches about herbs and natural healing from her home in southern Oregon. She is the author of 14-Day Herbal Cleansing (Prentice Hall, 1998) and Herbal Healing Secrets for Women (Prentice Hall, 2000).

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