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Salt Glow Body Scrub

Rejuvenate your body and remove dead skin with this easy to make body scrub.  Glowing skin is always in.


  • 3 cups finely ground kosher salt, Dead Sea salts, or salt of your choice
  • 1 cup of a dried herb (see below), finely chopped or crumbled (opt.)
  • 1 1/2 cups extra-virgin olive oil or oil of your choice (1 cup if dried herbs are not used)
  • 12 drops essential oil such as lavender, peppermint, or lemon (opt.)
  • Food grade coloring (opt.)


1. Blend all of the ingredients.

2. Generously apply in circular strokes to your body—except the face—while taking a shower or just before stepping into the bathtub.

3. Store the remainder in a tightly sealed container. Makes about 10 applications.

Herb Options

Lemon Verbena

  • softens skin
  • tones skin
  • speeds muscle recovery
  • improving nerve health
  • eases stress and tension
  • improves sleep


  • antiseptic and antimicrobial properties
  • cools skin
  • relieves sore muscels
  • energizing
  • relieves nausea


  • protects skin cells
  • kills bacteria, fungi and viruses
  • improves dermatitis, acne, eczema or psoriasis
  • infusings the skin with moisture
  • improves skin circulation


  • eliminates nervous tension
  • relieves pain
  • disinfects
  • enhances blood circulation
  • improves insomina


  • helps reduce the redness
  • cleanser
  • softens skin
  • anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antifungal, and antiviral
  •  treats acne and other skin complaints


  • Calms irritated skin
  • antiodxidants
  • anti-itching for bites
  • improves sleep


  • balances oil production
  • decreases inflammation
  • prevents discoloration
  • improves acne
  • reduces wrinkles and fine lines


  • spectrum of vitamins, minerals and fiber (things like calcium, potassium, and vitamin C)
  • disinfects
  • Improves skin tone

There are many wonderfully healing herbs you can use for your skin.  Do your own research and create a lovely skin scrub just for you.

I’d love to see your creations, so please share with us.