An essential-oil delivery system, these basic oils are also great for your skin.
This super mixture will give you all the healing and soothing properties of some of the most popular base oils.
• 2 tablespoons peanut oil
• 2 tablespoons avocado oil
• 2 tablespoons light sesame oil
• 2 tablespoons almond oil
1. Combine oils in a clean, dry container with a tight-fitting lid and shake gently to blend.
2. To use: Massage into clean skin or use a few tablespoons in the bath.
Janice Cox is the co-author, with her daughter Lauren Cox, of EcoBeauty (Ten Speed Press, 2009). To buy, visit www.herbcompanion.com/shopping.
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