Lavender: has antiseptic and antibacterial properties. It is a perfect solution for a mild acne or acne prone skin. It is also anti-inflammatory and has soothing and healing effect on irritated skin. Lavender is widely used in aromatherapy for its calming and relaxing aroma.
Juniper Berry: is high in flavonoid and polyphenol antioxidants that have strong free radical scavenging abilities. Juniper berry is a strong disinfectant and it helps increase blood circulation as well. It has the ability to heal and protect the skin.
Star Anise: is the primary source of shikimic acid, a plant-based compound that is used as an antiviral medication called Tamiflu. Star Anise has strong anti-fungal, anti-bacterial and anti-oxidant properties.
How To Use:
Add a tablespoon of the blend to 2 cups of boiling water. Lower heat.
As a Facial steam:
Clean your face thoroughly using the Facial oil cleanser or the cleanser of your choice. cover your head with a towel over the simmering pot. Steam face for 4-5 minutes.
As a Facial Toner:
Strain the mixture through a fine sieve or a cheese cloth. Let it cool down to room temperature. Use a cotton pad to apply the herbal toner on your skin.
As a Botanical Bath:
Place 2 tablespoons of the blend in a linen bag or cheese cloth and close it tightly. Place the bag in the warm water in the bathtub and enjoy the relaxing aroma and the skin softening and detoxifying benefits.