Body & Soul: Ginger Mint Body Glow

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<p>This invigorating traditional Thai treatment uses honey to moisturize and sesame seeds, lavender, and mint to cleanse and energize. Makes 8 ounces (1 treatment).</p>
<p>• 1 cup honey<br />
• 1?2 cup sesame seeds<br />
• 2 teaspoons fresh ginger mint or 1 teaspoon dried<br />
• 2 teaspoons fresh lavender or 1 teaspoon dried</p>
<p>1. Mix honey, sesame seeds and herbs into a thick paste.</p>
<p>2. To use: Rub paste slowly all over your body, taking time to deep cleanse and exfoliate dead skin cells. Rinse well in a warm shower and moisturize all over using a light oil such as sesame or almond.</p>
<strong>Tip:</strong> Ginger mint has milky yellow and light green leaves with a mild ginger scent and flavor. It makes an attractive potted plant and is great in cooking and cosmetic recipes.</p>
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