These splashes combine the therapeutic action of herbs with the toning, tightening and cleansing properties of alcohol. They can be more drying than the Scented Water Body Splashes due to the alcohol content, and are less aromatic since they are made without essential oils. You can enhance the therapeutic and aromatic properties of these formulas with the addition of essential oils if desired. The following formulas are well preserved and require no refrigeration.
Chamomile Burdock Body Splash
A soothing, refreshing splash that is excellent for helping heal rashes and other irritated skin.
16 oz. water about 12 oz. 80 proof vodka
Combine the following freshly dried herbs to equal 1 large handful or a total of 1 ounce: chamomile flowers, burdock root (crushed or powdered prior to use), comfrey root (crushed or powdered prior to use), violet leaf
Make an infusion with herbs and water, let steep for 4 hours and strain.
Pour strained herbal infusion into a measuring cup and add an equal amount of vodka. Pour liquid mixture into a jar, cap and shake well. It is ready to use. Makes about 24 oz.
Variation: To strengthen the formula and intensify its aroma, add lA teaspoon of chamomile essential oil.