Handmade soaps offer gentle therapy with herbal ingredients, shown here in antique saltcellars. Clockwise from upper right: calendula, lavender, pine, goldenseal, and a potpourri including cinnamon bark and bay leaves. At top, Lavender and Rosemary Soap.
It's fun making herbal soaps. Gather the herbs needed for your soothing skin-care creations from the garden, the wild, or the apothecary or natural food store.
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