Simmering Potpourri and Facial Steam
Put water, herb or essential oil in a saucepan on the stove. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer. Add water as necessary.
For facial steam: Do as above, remove pan from heat after simmering five minutes. Place on a hot pad. Create a tent by putting a towel over your head, put face over pan and breathe in steam. Keep eyes closed!
Source: Sound Consumer March 2001