Herbal Steam Bag For Acne

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This herbal remedy can also be used as a soothing facial anytime you need it.

Calendula and elderflower have anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties.

Note: You’ll find dried herbal flowers in bulk at most health food stores. Also, although calendula (Calendula officinalis) also goes by the common name of pot marigold, it is not the same as marigold (Tagetes erecta, T. Patula, and other species).

What You Need

  • 1 quart (946ml) water
  • 1 tablespoon (2g) crushed dried calendula (also called pot marigold) flowers
  • 1 tablespoon (2g) dried elderflowers 3 drops lavender essential oil

Preparation And Use

1Bring water to a boil in a kettle.

2Put the calendula flowers and elderflowers in a large, heatproof bowl and add the water, covering the flowers.

3Add the lavender oil and stir to combine.

4Lower your head over the bowl and cover it completely with a towel.

5Allow the steam to work for 15 minutes or until it abates. Rinse your face with cool water.

Yield

1 Application

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