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Body Toner and Aftershave Lotions

Friday, October 24th, 2008

Spicy Body Toner or Aftershave Lotion

1 T fresh rosemary

1 T fresh mint

¼ tsp grated orange peel

¼ tsp grated lemon peel

¼ tsp grated nutmeg

½ cup distilled rose or elderflower water

¼ cup pure alcohol or vodka

1. Pound the herbs in a pestle and mortar and beat in the remaining ingredients, or blend all together in a blender

2. Pour into a glass jar or bottle and leave on a sunny windowsill or in a warm place for at least a week.

Strain and bottle.


Dill Aftershave—This is best kept in the refrigerator so that the cool liquid has a bracing effect as well as smelling good.

¼ cup dill seed

1 T honey

2½ cups of bottled water

1 T distilled witch hazel

1. Place the dill seed, honey and water in a small saucepan and bring to a boil. Simmer for about 20 minutes.

2. Allow to cool in the pan, then add the witch hazel. Strain the cooled mixture into a bottle and refrigerate.