This week’s giveaway is for a 4 oz. bottle of Soothing Astringent Rose Lotion and a 1 oz. bottle of Witch Hazel extract made by Gail Faith Edwards of Blessed Maine Herbs. Gail and her family make each batch of extract by hand from all organic ingredients.
The Soothing Astringent Rose lotion is made with certified organic rose water, witch hazel and aloe vera.
Rose Water concentrates the healing essence of the rose petals and is delicately aromatic. Wonderfully hydrating to the skin, rose water helps replace moisture lost to sun and wind. Astringent, rose water is traditionally used as a skin toner after washing to help tighten pores.
The extract is lovingly made with dried Witch Hazel twigs and organic grape alcohol. From her website:
“Our certified organic extracts, also known as tinctures, are concentrated herbal extractions made by traditional methods right here on our farm using only certified organic herbs in a base of certified organic neutral spirits.
We feel confident that you will find our artisinal herbal extracts far superior and better tasting to any you have previously used.
Unless noted, all herbs and flowers used are freshly gathered, and without e
xception all are MOFGA/USDA Certified Organic. The great majority of the herbs used in our extracts have been grown here on our farm or wild gathered from our well managed wild stands and processed immediately in our Certified Organic Processing Facility, otherwise known as the Herb House.
Herbal Extracts are easy to use, travel with you anywhere, are both safe and effective and gentle enough for children in smaller doses. A typical dose for an adult is 5 – 30 drops in a little bit of water, tea or juice. Children generally get half of that. Dosages differ depending on what herb you are taking, and dosage instructions are on each label.”
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Sign ups end and I’ll draw the winner on Monday, March 17, 2014. Thanks for entering and good luck!