Monday, September 14, 2009

Help to Keep Your Skin Clear by Using Herbal Compress

Applying a herbal compress to troubled areas of your skin is an easy and efficient way of treating blemishes and spots with a generous quantity of herbal infusion.

Herbal Compress for Skin - What You Need?

2 teaspoons dried lemon balm
2 teaspoons dried chamomile
2 teaspoons dried marigold petals

Herbal Compress for Skin - How to Prepare?
Put all the ingredients in a large ceramic bowl and add 600 ml (2 ½ cups) of boiling water. Cover the bowl and steep overnight, then strain through fine muslin. Keep in an airtight bottle in the refrigerator for 7 days.

Herbal Compress for Skin - How to Use?
Before use, heat on the stove until lukewarm. To make the compress, dip sterile gauze or cotton wool into the warm infusion. Hold it against the affected area of skin for 15 minutes.

Herbal Compress - Safety Tips
Do not use it near your eyes, or on very reddened skin. This compress can be diluted with boiled water if necessary.
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