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Discover the Fountain of Youth with Herbs: Rejuvenating Herbal Toner

<em>Makes about 1 cup<br />
</em>Use this rejuvenating herbal toner after cleansing your skin to tighten pores.</p>
<li>½ cup distilled witch hazel</li>
<li>½ cup distilled rose water</li>
<li>2 teaspoons dried rose petals</li>
<li>2 teaspoons dried lavender</li>
<li>1 teaspoon dried comfrey leaf</li>
<li>1 teaspoon dried rosemary</li>
<li>1 teaspoon vegetable glycerin (optional, for dry skin)</li>
<li>In a pint glass jar, combine witch hazel and rose water with dried herbs. Cover with a lid and allow the mixture to steep for 2 weeks in a warm, dark place. Gently shake the jar every day to keep the herbs from settling.</li>
<li>Strain; if your skin is dry, add vegetable glycerin. Store in a clean bottle. Apply with a cotton cosmetic pad after washing your face.</li>
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<em>Laurel Vukovic writes and teaches about herbs and natural healing from her home in southern Oregon. She is the author of</em> 14-Day Herbal Cleansing <em>(Prentice Hall, 1998) and</em> Herbal Healing Secrets for Women <em>(Prentice Hall, 2000).</em>
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  • Published on Oct 22, 2009
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