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Itchy Chigger Bites Bathed Away!

by Esther

August 2008

One day, after being out in tall grass, I discovered that I had chigger bites all over my legs and lower back. Itchy chigger bites get old fast! On that fateful day, I discovered how to pamper away the itchiness. I discovered that a nice lavender bath took the itch out.

Here is the recipe, hope it helps:

To my bath, I added one handful of powdered lavender, one handful of sea salt, and one handful of epsom salt.

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