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Herbs for Healthy Skin

96 pagine
53 minuti
May 27, 2012


Learn how to use herbs to care for your skin, hands, and feet. "Herbs for Healthy Skin" provides a wealth of information on skin and skin care. Many people turn to herbs because skin problems can become persistent and little relief is found with pharmaceutical drugs. Herbs are often less expensive and safer to use than over-the-counter sprays and ointments. You can learn how to simply treat many skin conditions yourself, at home, using herbs that you can grow or buy. With information on treating diaper rash, anthrax, acne, athlete's foot, aging skin, cold sores, and wounds naturally, Dr. Jones also provides suggestions for controlling infections and keeping them from spreading through your household. Also learn how to care for feet and prevent odor, corns, and aching feet. Nine herbs are chosen for detailed monographs including chamomile, lavender and thyme. Simple instructions for growing your own herbs and making your own ointments are included. Learn how skin changes from birth through aging. There are also over a dozen easy to make recipes for skin care products and instructions for personalizing them to meet your needs. This is a lot of information in a short, easy to read book. If you have skin, this book can help you!

May 27, 2012

Informazioni sull'autore

Cindy Jones was born in Ohio and grew up in small midwestern towns, reading for escape. She is a winner of the Writers' League of Texas Manuscript Contest, and she lives with her family in Dallas.

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Herbs for Healthy Skin - Cindy Jones

Herbs for Healthy Skin

by Cindy L A Jones, Ph.D.

Published by Mushroom eBooks at Smashwords

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Copyright © 2002 Cindy L A Jones, Ph.D.

Cindy L A Jones has asserted her right under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988, to be identified as the Author of this work.

Illustrations Copyright © 2002, Barry Jones

First published in 2002 by Mushroom eBooks, United Kingdom.

This ePub edition published in 2012 by Mushroom eBooks,

an imprint of Mushroom Publishing, Bath, BA1 4EB, United Kingdom

All rights reserved. This ebook is licensed for your personal enjoyment only. This ebook may not be re-sold or given away to other people. If you would like to share this book with another person, please purchase an additional copy for each recipient. If you’re reading this book and did not purchase it, or it was not purchased for your use only, then please return to and purchase your own copy. Thank you for respecting the hard work of this author.

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Important note


The Herbs




Lemon Balm

Pot Marigold

Red Clover




How to Use Herbs








Infused Oil



The Nature of Skin

A Regimen for Healthy Skin

Treating Skin Problems


Aging Skin

Anthrax, Cutaneous

Athlete's foot

Bee Stings

Body Odor



Diaper Rash

Dry Skin

Eczema and Psoriasis


Foot Care

Herpes (Cold Sores)

Hygiene for the Skin and Hands



Scabies and Pediculosis (lice)

Skin Cancer


Wound Treatment

Yeast Infections/Candida


Steam Facial

Vinegar for Skin

Herbal Bath Bags

Aromatic Honey Bath

Bath Bag for Flu and Colds

Herbal Skin Oil (oil infusion)

Soothing Salve

Rose Water and Herbal Toner

Moisturizing Cream

Sweet-Smelling Body Powder

Foot Bath

Healthy Skin Tea

Soothing Soap

Essential oils for skin

About the Author

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Important note

This book is intended for educational purposes only and not as a recommendation of a cure for any disease. Nor are these remedies meant to be a substitute for professional medical care or treatment. If a serious health problem is present, the author recommends seeking the advice of a qualified health care professional. The author and publisher disclaim any liability in connection with the uses of this information.


Skin care today is big business. If you peruse the cosmetics section of your department store you can easily become overwhelmed, not only with the choices offered, but also with the prices. Americans spend 45 billion dollars annually on cosmetics and 6,000 to 10,000 new products are introduced every year. Making cosmetics out of simple ingredients found in the kitchen and garden was once an art known to most women. You still can make your own skin care products though, and have fun doing it! The quality of the products you make will be far superior to the most expensive products found at the cosmetics counter, because you control the quality.

Keeping your skin healthy not only improves its appearance, but also is necessary for proper functioning of your skin. Important herbs to use for skin care include, but are not limited to, chamomile, fennel, lavender, lemon balm, pot marigold, red clover, rose, sage and thyme. These are all easy to grow herbs for the home gardener. If you don’t have the room or the inclination to grow herbs, they are also readily available at health food stores.

The Herbs


Matricaria recutita and Chamaemelum nobile


There are many different plants that have been called chamomile, also spelled camomile, but the most common are German chamomile (Matricaria recutita) and Roman chamomile (Chamaemelum nobile). Chamomiles will grow in almost any soil but typically prefer dry, sandy soil. Full sun is needed to

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