With this inexpensive and 100% natural product, you can get gorgeous while getting healthier from head to toe. Oat (grain) and oatstraw (grain and grass) are soothing, beautifying, and rejuvenating. Here’s how!
An oatmeal bath may sound simple and old-fashioned, but don’t let that fool you into believing it’s only a folk tale. It’s positive effects are priceless yet very inexpensive.
For a satisfying skin softening experience grab a handful of oatmeal into a thin cloth. Soak it in your bath and squeeze the cloth until milky oat cream is released. Use it as a cleansing rub or for a relaxing hot bath that goes deep to heal tired muscles and joints. For a complexion treatment pat on face.
You can also use it as a foot treatment to unwind at the end of your day to relieve tired feet or as a presoak treatment before a self-care pedicure. The soak will also remove unwanted corns, calluses, and sweat.
BATH OF OATSTRAW
For a stronger solution you can boil a gallon of water and pour into a bathtub containing about 2 pounds of oatstraw. To make it less messy pour 2 quarts of strained (and reheated) oatstraw into a tub of hot water.
NOURISHING HAIR RINSE
Shampoo with your regular shampoo and conditioner. Rinse. Pour 1 cup strained oatstraw infusion on hair and massage as a leave-in treatment. Gently towel dry hair.
REJUVENATING OAT TONIC
A replenishing recipe recommended by renowned herbalist Susun Weed provides strength for young children, moms afflicted by nausea, and persons recovering from stomach or intestinal problems including surgery.
1 cup oats
1 cup water
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon raw honey
1 teaspoon water
Pour boiling water over oats and let stand overnight. Add remaining ingredients in the morning. Mix well, pour into cloth and wring juice out while saving it. Offer or drink by the teaspoonful.
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