Nettle and Oregano Facial Steam for Seasonal Allergies
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Tools: Large Heat-Safe Bowl and Towel
Serves: 1
  • ½ loosely packed cup fresh nettle leaves, or 1 cup dried nettle leaves
  • ⅛ loosely packed cup fresh oregano or ¼ cup dried oregano
  • 2 quarts of hot filtered water
How To Make
  1. Heat water on the stove or in a kettle.
  2. Prepare herbal steam by placing fresh or dried nettles and oregano into large heat-safe bowl.
  3. Once water is hot but not boiling, carefully cover the leaves.
  4. Immediately place face over the bowl and cover your head with a towel. Inhale the steam, relax and enjoy for at least 5 minutes and up to 15 minutes. If it’s too hot, lift the towel to release some steam, then cover again. Repeat as necessary.
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