Herb & Essential Oil Steam

A woman relaxing during a facial steam treatment over a bowl with towel over her head.


  • 1 qt boiling water
  • Large handful of herbs (calendula flower, fennel seed, and lavender flower)
  • 5 drops essential oils (jasmine, lavender, and rose)


  1. To a pot of boiling water, add the herbs. Steep, covered, for 5 to 10 minutes. Remove from burner.
  2. Add the essential oils, make a tent over your head and the pot with a large towel, and steam your face for about 10 minutes. 


To open your pores and increase circulation to the skin, treat yourself to a steam. The ingredients in this recipe work for all skin types. 

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