Health and Beauty
Brew three cups of very strong chamomile tea. Add to bath water.
Chamomile is soothing, healing properties that ease away tension.
Add to bath water any combination of citric fruits, such as lemons,
oranges, and grapefruits. Citric acids kill bacteria, remove impurities,
and dry up excess oil. It is the ultimate aroma therapy, and a great way
to use overripe fruits.
Add baking soda to bath water to moisturize skin.
Fight dryness by adding ten drops of rose oil under running water. If
you want true luxury, add some rose petals. Rose oil hydrates skin, is a
wonderful scent, and helps prevent spider veins.
Hint: Oil and water don't
always mix well. So, it might be necessary to add a little milk to help
them to diffuse better.
Mix together three cups uncooked oatmeal, two cups wheat bran, and 1/4
cup aloe vera gel. Spoon into a fine mesh cheesecloth or to a knee-high
nylon sock. Add to bath. After soaking, use ibag to cleanse skin.
Brew ten ginseng tea bags in a large teapot. Pour into bath. Ginseng
helps soften, tone, and refine skin, and it fights aging.
Add a pagkage of Jell-O to a warm bath. Sit in the tub for at least
Toss a packet of powdered milk under running bath water. Milk's lactic
acid will remove dead skin cells, and leave skin's texture baby soft.
Mix two teaspoons ginger with two teaspons dried mustard. Add to bath.
The ingredients are perfect for menstrual bloating and discomfort.
Add two teaspoons dried lavender mixed with one teaspoon lavender oil to
filled bathtub. Lavender's relaxing fragrance will put you in the mood
for a night of beauty sleep.
Add 1/2 pound sea salt with one pound of baking soda. Add to warm tub.
Soak until water is cool. This bath not only soothes the skin, but helps
it dispose of toxic wastes.
Hint: Salt will help keep
bath water warm longer. Salt slows the transfer of heat from the water
to the air.