4 Easy Natural Beauty Recipes using Orange Blossom Water

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4 Easy Natural Beauty Recipes using Orange Blossom Water
An ancient symbol of purity, orange blossom water is the aromatic elixir made from bitter orange essential oil and distilled water. Although not as popular as rose water, the properties of orange blossom water are equally as impressive. Middle Eastern nations are credited with introducing the beneficial water to both the culinary and alternative health and beauty world. To use in food, a few teaspoons of orange blossom water can be added to confectionaries, teas, juices and smoothies. Read on to learn of a few health benefits and 4 easy beauty recipes…

Health Benefits of Orange Blossom Water:

    • The diuretic properties of orange blossom water can help rid the body of toxic uric acid, bile and excess salts.
    • The D-limonene property contained in orange blossom water can help kill harmful free radicals.
    • Orange blossom water acts as natural antiseptic.
    • The anti- inflammatory property of orange blossom water acts as a natural pain reliever.
    • Orange blossom water is a natural muscle relaxant.
    • Orange blossom water promotes a healthy GI tract by encouraging the detox of bad bacteria, relaxing the colon and promoting fluid digestion.
    • Orange blossom water can help release good mood endorphins while also shooing away feelings of depression and anxiety.
    • Orange blossom water can help shrink mouth ulcers, blackheads and acne.

Side Effects: Orange blossom water is photo-toxic and can enhance skin sensitivity, therefore you should avoid using orange blossom water in lotions or sunscreens. Prolong consumption of orange blossom water can lead to nausea and vomiting. We make no claims that orange blossom water can cure any diseases, please exercise caution and consult your doctor before starting this or any other treatment. Additionally, This post does contain affiliate links, while they do not affect the price of the product on your end, using them to purchase your sustainable alternatives does help to keep this website running, therefore, we thank you in advance.

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4 Easy Natural Beauty Recipes using Orange Blossom Water

PH Balancing Bath Milk
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Amount Per Serving
Calories 462
Calories from Fat 10
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g
3%
Saturated Fat 0g
1%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
0%
Sodium 7mg
0%
Total Carbohydrates 96g
32%
Dietary Fiber 3g
14%
Sugars 0g
Protein 13g
Vitamin A
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Vitamin C
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Calcium
13%
Iron
9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients
  1. 1/4 cup of almond milk
  2. 1/2 cup of orange blossom water
  3. 1 oz cup of wheat grass (use freshly juiced wheat grass or mix 1 tsp. of powdered wheat grass with distilled water)
  4. Wide mouth jar
  5. whisk
Instructions
  1. Whisk together all of the ingredients and refrigerate until ready to use.
Notes
  1. Fill your bath with comfortably hot water and pour in the bath milk.
  2. Meanwhile, dry brush your skin to open pores and to activate circulation.
  3. next, step into the bath and allow yourself to soak for up to 30 minutes.
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Orange and Peppermint Mouthwash
A natural antibacterial, anti- inflammatory mouthwash
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Calories 0
Calories from Fat 0
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Total Fat 0g
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Saturated Fat 0g
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Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
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Sodium 5mg
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Dietary Fiber 0g
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Sugars 0g
Protein 0g
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Ingredients
  1. 1/2 cup of orange blossom water
  2. 3 drops of peppermint essential oil
  3. 2 tsp xylitol
  4. Wide mouth jar with lid
  5. whisk
Instructions
  1. Whisk all of the ingredients together in the jar and refrigerate until ready to use.
Notes
  1. To use, swish the mouthwash in your mouth for two minutes and spit out.
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Cleansing Hair Spritzer
A Simple hair freshener for in-between washing and itch relief
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Amount Per Serving
Calories 1
Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g
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Saturated Fat 0g
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Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
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Sodium 10mg
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Total Carbohydrates 0g
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Dietary Fiber 0g
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Sugars 0g
Protein 0g
Vitamin A
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Calcium
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Ingredients
  1. 1 cup of orange blossom water
  2. 1/4 cup cooled green tea
  3. 5 drops of tea tree oil
  4. Clean spritz bottle
Instructions
  1. Add all of the ingredients into the spritz bottle and shake to incorporate.
  2. Store in the fridge until ready to use.
Notes
  1. Path your hair into four sections and work on one section at a time
  2. Lightly spritz your hair from root to end and style as usual.
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Anti-stress Facial Steam
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Amount Per Serving
Calories 2
Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g
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Saturated Fat 0g
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Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
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Sodium 9mg
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Total Carbohydrates 1g
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Dietary Fiber 0g
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Sugars 0g
Protein 0g
Vitamin A
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Calcium
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Ingredients
  1. 1 cups of orange blossom water
  2. 1 cup of chamomile tea
  3. 4 drops of lavender essential oil
  4. Commercial facial steamer
Instructions
  1. Pour all of the ingredients into your facial steamer and turn the unit on.
  2. Close your eyes and place your face over the steamer.
  3. Slowly inhale and exhale as the steam gently assaults your face.
  4. Steam your face for at least 5 minutes or until the facial steam has evaporated
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