Here are some more easy recipes harassed Moms can try at home!
Herbal Conditioning Oil
You will need:
1/2 cup dried chamomile flowers
1/4 cup dried rosemary leaves
1 cup safflower or sunflower oil
Place the herbs in the top of a double boiler and add the oil. Heat for 30 minutes. Pour into a wide mouthed jar. Cover with a piece of muslin secured with a rubber band. Let this stand in a warm place for about a week, stirring each day. Strain the oil into a clean jar. To Use-Warm about 1/2 cup of the oil, less if your hair is shorter, over VERY low heat for a few minutes. Rinse your hair with hot water and squeeze out excess water with your hands. Rub the warm oil into your hair and scalp. Cover with a shower cap, then a warm damp towel. Condition for 20-30 minutes then shampoo to remove the oil.
Easy Herbal Hair Rinse
Pour 2 cups boiling water over 2 tablespoons dried rosemary. Steep this for 15 minutes,strain and rinse hair with the water.
Honey and Cream Facial
Combine one teaspoon honey with two tablespoons of heavy whipping cream. Beat together and pat onto your face, rubbing gently and smoothing your skin as you do this. Leave on for a few minutes while preparing a cup of tea or your breakfast, then rinse with warm water.
Originally posted on June 4, 2006 @ 10:18 pm