This time of year is tough on our immune systems; during Winter many of us are struck down by the dreaded cold and flu. Luckily there are natural remedies to help us fight off colds - we have put together a simple, natural and effective recipe to create your own chest rub. Enjoy!
Ingredients & Tools:
Rub on chest, back, neck and bottoms of feet.
Cautions: Do not apply on broken or sensitive skin, eyes, around mouth or anywhere directly on your face. Always do a patch test first.
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