Body & Soul: Iced Jasmine Spa Water

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<p>Flavored waters are popular at many high-end spas, and they are so simple to make at home. Jasmine flowers are perfect for making a fragrant and refreshing drink to enjoy as you pamper yourself. Jasmine water is especially popular in India, China and Southeast Asia. Makes 32 ounces.</p>
<p>• 2 tablespoons fresh jasmine flowers or 1 tablespoon dried<br />
• 1 quart filtered water<br />
• Edible flowers, such as blue borage, lavender or rose (optional)</p>
<p>1. Place jasmine flowers in a glass pitcher and cover with water. Refrigerate for at least 24 hours to allow the flowers to perfume the water. </p>
<p>2. Strain the liquid, discarding the jasmine. Serve in glasses filled with ice and garnish with more fresh jasmine blooms and other edible flowers.</p>
<strong>Note:</strong> Make sure the flowers you are using are organic.</p>
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<em>Janice Cox and her daughter, Lauren Cox, recently co-authored a book,</em> EcoBeauty: Scrubs, Rubs, Masks, and Bath Bombs for You and Your Friends <em>(Ten Speed Press, 2009). Find it at</em>
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