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Body & Soul: Nature's Healing for Garden Hands: Cocoa Cuticle Cream

You can have healthy, well-cared-for hands and a beautiful garden with these practical techniques.
By Janice Cox
August/September 2005


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Makes 1 ounce
This rich cream is perfect for massaging into the cuticle at the base of each nail to condition and increase circulation. Use daily to keep cuticles soft and help promote healthy nail growth.

  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • ½ teaspoon grated cocoa butter
  1. Combine coconut oil and cocoa butter in an ovenproof container and heat gently until melted. You may use the stovetop or microwave.
  2. Stir well until you have a smooth cream. Let cream cool completely before using.

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