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Lavender Salt Glow Bath or Shower Formula

Lavender Salt Glow Bath or Shower Formula

Lavender’s unmistakable, relaxing aroma may be the most familiar herbal fragrance of all.

Used for centuries, it has never gone out of favor as a gentle sedative and muscle relaxer. It also works as a painkiller, antidepressant, and tonic strengthener for the whole nervous system. To soothe stress and help you cope, turn to lavender.

Salt glows are complete rubdown/massages with Epsom salts followed by a warm water rinse, and they are ideal for exfoliating skin and renewing spirits. Here is an enhanced salt glow formula using relaxing lavender:

Lavender Salt Glow
Grind 1 cup dried lavender buds in a blender or food processor. Add 3 cups Epsom salts, grind until fine. Store in a glass jar, tightly capped. To use, rinse yourself off in the shower, then turn water off. Pour a handful of bath salts into your palm, and massage gently into your skin all over your body (not your face). Use more as needed. Rinse off, towel dry lightly, and moisturize.

MORE ABOUT EPSOM SALTS
Use epsom salts in a detox bath.
Use epsom salts in your body scrub.
13 uses of epsom salts.

Read more: Beauty, Bath & Shower

Adapted from Serenity Garden, 7 Radical Weeds for Natural Stress Relief, by Jullian VanNostrand and Chrstie V. Sarles. Copyright (c)1999 by Jullian VanNostrand and Chrstie V. Sarles. Reprinted by permission of Chelsea Green.
Adapted from Serenity Garden, 7 Radical Weeds for Natural Stress Relief, by Jullian VanNostrand and Chrstie V. Sarles.

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Annie is a renowned expert in non-toxic and green living. She was named one of the top 20 environmental leaders by Body and Soul Magazine and "the foremost expert on green living." - Body & Soul Magazine, 2009. Learn Annie's latest eco-friendly news on anniebbond.com, a website dedicated to healthy and green living.

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21 comments

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4:27AM PST on Nov 21, 2012

have to try this

8:15AM PST on Feb 16, 2012

I GROW LAVENDER IN MY FLOWER BED!

12:11PM PST on Jan 28, 2012

I'll definately try some of these!

4:47PM PST on Dec 9, 2011

Sounds wonderful. Thanks!

1:53PM PDT on Jul 6, 2011

Thank you

10:35PM PDT on May 30, 2011

This is a lovely way to preserve my sumer lavender and enjoy it all year long. Thanks.

11:31PM PDT on Mar 31, 2011

Thank you for this shower formula.

8:56AM PST on Jan 2, 2011

this sounds DEVINE! can't wait to try it...

8:47PM PST on Dec 20, 2010

Thanks for the info

4:15AM PST on Dec 17, 2010

Thanks for the article.

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