Hot Herbal Oil Treatments for Hands

by Trisha

  • 4-5 sprigs of fresh herbs of choice (lavender, eucalyptus, rosemary, marjoram)
  • 2 tablespoons olive or almond oil
  • 10 drops essential oil (geranium, lavender, tea tree, rosemary are good choices for their skin softening abilities)

Heat the oil by placing it in a small glass or metal container and place that in a bowl of hot water. Add the herbs and crush slightly and allow to infuse. Add the essential oils and slather the oil over hands. Put on disposable plastic gloves and wrap hands with a towel. Rest for 30 minutes, (watch Central Texas Gardener!) remove gloves and massage oil into hands for several minutes. Wipe away excess oil.

This is an excellent treatment to follow the salt scrub. It’s easier to do with a friend to help with wrapping the towel. Plan an after gardening self-care time to watch a movie and enjoy these herbal body treatments.

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