Body & Soul: Cinnamon Massage Oil

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New moms and dads benefit from beauty treatments that nurture and soothe.

<p>This lightly scented, spicy oil makes a wonderful gift for your partner. A massage using this oil is a nice way to reconnect with each other. Your new baby is a joy to have and be around, but remember to also make time for each other. A relaxing massage is a great way to start! MAKES 4 OUNCES<br />
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• 1/2 cup light oil (canola, almond or sesame) <br />
• 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon <br />
• 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract </p>
<p>1. Mix together all ingredients and pour into a clean container. You may need to shake the oil gently to blend before using.</p>
<p>2. To use, massage a small amount into skin. This oil also makes a nice bath oil or after-bath moisturizer.</p>
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<em>Janice Cox is the author of</em> Natural Beauty at Home <em>(Henry Holt, 2002), available on our Bookshelf, Page 58. For more information and recipes visit her at</em>
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<p>Click here for the main article, <a href=”https://www.motherearthliving.com/natural-beauty/body-soul-beauty-treatments-pregnant-mothers.aspx”>
<strong>Body & Soul: Beauty Treatments for Pregnant Women</strong>
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