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Natural Healing - Bitter is Better Befriending the Bitter Herbs - Rose-Petal Yogurt Scrub

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.

Yogurt contains skin-smoothing lactic acid, honey is healing and moisturizing, finely ground almonds and oats add gentle exfoliating action, and rose essential oil (Rosa spp.) is soothing for all skin types.

· 1 teaspoon finely ground almonds
· 2 teaspoons finely ground rolled oats
· 1 tablespoon plain yogurt
· 1 teaspoon honey
· 1 drop rose essential oil

Grind the almonds and oats in a clean coffee grinder. Mix all of the ingredients together. Dampen your face with warm water, and gently massage the scrub onto your skin. Rinse with warm water and follow with a toner and moisturizer.

To see more body care recipes from "Natural Healing - Bitter is Better Befriending the Bitter Herbs," go here.  








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