- Elderberries in folk medicine: from cooking to cosmetics
- Elderberry Wine
- Cosmetics Elderberry
Cleansing skin lotion from elderberry flowers, lavender and honey
Lotion from elderberry flowers, lavender
The healing properties of lavender - not only pleasant aroma
and fresh honey - it's just a natural alternative to expensive commercial products, which often contain potentially harmful preservatives and other chemicals.
Lotion, who will receive this recipe, enough for three applications; it can be stored in the refrigerator for a week.
You will need:
- 2 tablespoons dried elder flowers
- 2 tablespoons dried rose petals
- 2 tablespoons dried lavender
- 2 tablespoons dried calendula
- 1 tablespoon bee pollen
- 1 cup boiling water
- 0.25 cup aloe vera gel
Aloe - its amazing healing properties
- 0.25 cups of vegetable glycerin
- 0.25 cups of fresh honey
- 8 oil droplets of Vitamin E
- 6 drops of tea tree oil
- 6 drops of essential oil
Essential oils and conception: can help the roses?
Put elder flowers, rose petals, lavender, calendula and bee pollen in a clean glass jar with a tight-fitting lid.
Pour boiling water into the jar and let it brew for 25 minutes.
Strain the infusion through a fine sieve.
Add the infusion of aloe gel, vegetable glycerin, honey, vitamin E oil, tea tree oil
Tea tree oil
and the essential oil of chamomile. Thoroughly mix all within a minute.
Pour the mixture into a glass jar and close the lid. Let the lotion cool completely. Gently shake it in front of the first and all subsequent applications.
Attention! Do not store any home-made products (and not just cosmetic) in aluminum containers to avoid contact with the body of heavy metals.
How to make a tonic for the face of flowers elderberry
The essential oils contained in the flowers of elderberry, make the skin more elastic and effectively deep clean it from grease and other contaminants. Tonic from elderberry flowers best suited for oily skin; normal and dry skin, it can retain moisture. If you follow the recipe exactly, you get 225 ml of tonic that can be stored for years at room temperature or in the refrigerator - 18 months.
You will need:
- 2 tablespoons vodka
- Glass bottle of 225 ml
- 8 drops of essential oil of elder flowers
- 2 tablespoons of witch hazel
- 1 1/4 cup of rose water
Pour vodka into a bottle. Add essential oil of elder, close the bottle and shake well.
Add to the mix witch hazel, then close and shake. Let the mixture stand for a couple of hours.
Add a bottle of rose water and gently shake to mix well.
Place the bottle in the refrigerator; it must stand up there 24-48 hours before the first use. Gently shake the toner before each use, as the essential oil over time is separated from the other components.
Eye compress of rose water and elder flowers
This tool is very easy to prepare; it perfectly rejuvenates and refreshes the skin, helps to eliminate bruises and bags under the eyes, as well as a calming effect on the eyes, which often itch and scratched due to polluted air and bad water. Compress of rose water and flowers elderberry better than treatments in the spa; In addition, it will save you time and money. Packs can be done at any time, for example, if you go from work to a party and you need to quickly refresh the skin.
You will need:
- Tincture of elder flowers
- Melenko clear glass bottle
- Pink water
- Cotton pads
Pour 8 drops of tincture of elderberry flowers and the bottle for 30 seconds actively shake.
Add 4 tablespoons of rose water and stir well again.
Allow the mixture to stand for 8 hours.
Once again, shake the bottle and put it in a cool, dry place. After 48 hours you can start using compress. The most convenient way to do this with the help of cotton pads.
Lightly shake the bottle before each use as the essential oils rather quickly peeled from the other components.
Wet cotton pads in the resulting mixture and apply to the eyes. Hold for about 15 seconds. Rinse the face or eyes after a compress wash is not necessary.