Body & Soul: Relaxing Lavender Bath

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Try our recipes for a harvest of complexion-boosting products.

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<em>Makes 12 ounces</em>
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For easy cleanup (and to preserve your plumbing), tie your mixture in a bit of cotton fabric (or use a tea ball). Relax and enjoy!<br />
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• 1 cup lavender flowers, dried<br />
• 2 cups oatmeal<br />
• 1?2 cup baking soda</p>
<p>1. Place all ingredients in food processor or blender. <br />
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2. Grind to smooth, fine powder the consistency of whole-grain flour. Pour into clean, airtight container. <br />
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3. To use: Pour 1?2 cup into your bath as you fill the tub or place inside a metal tea ball or piece of cotton fabric. </p>
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<em>Janice Cox is the author of</em> Natural Beauty from the Garden <em>(Henry Holt and Company, 1999). She recently co-authored a book with her daughter, Lauren Cox, called</em> EcoBeauty–Scrubs, Rubs, Masks, and Bath Bombs for You and Your Friends <em>(Ten Speed Press, 2009). Look for it in bookstores this fall.</em>
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<p>Click here for the original article, <a href=”https://www.motherearthliving.com/natural-beauty/body-and-soul-grow-a-complexion-garden.aspx”>
<strong>Body & Soul: Grow a Complexion Garden</strong>
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