Benefits: Exfoliating and anti-bacterial. Will make skin clean and polished – soft and smooth.
– Makes 4 treatments –
- 4 Tbsp. bentonite or kaolin clay*
- 3 Tbsp. mineral water
- 1 Tbsp. honey
- 1/4 tsp. powdered lemon balm herb*
- 3 drops bergamot essential oil
- 2 drops rosemary essential oil
- 1 drop lavender essential oil
In glass or rubber bowl mix bentonite clay and water until creamy texture. Add lemon balm and honey until completely blended. Slowly stir in bergamot, rosemary and lavender essential oils until all ingredients are combined in a thick creamy texture. It may be necessary to add more bentonite clay. Apply with clean fingertips to clean skin. Leave on for 10 minutes or until dry. Remove in short “rolling” motion until completely removed from skin. Rinse well and apply appropriate moisturizer. Store unused mixture in covered container away from direct sunlight or heat for up to one week.
*Items are available in most health food stores or herb shops or by going online.
Note: Honey should not be fed to infants under one year of age. Honey is a safe and wholesome food for children and adults.
Recipe provided courtesy of the National Honey Board. http://www.honey.com