Home Made Essential Items

Deodorant with Lavender (Serves 4 oz jar)

Ingredients:

1/4 cup Shea butter

2 Tabl  coconut oil

3 heaping Tbl beeswax  ( I use the small pellets)

3 Tbl baking soda

2 Tbl arrowroot powder/ or substitute with cornflower

20 drops of Lavender Essential Oil

10 drops of Tee tree ESsential Oil

In a double broiler or bowl placed in pan of water over medium heat, bring the water to slightly boil.

Add the Shea butter and Coconut oil to the top bowl . Once she Butter and coconut oil melt add the beeswax and stir until all ingredients are liquid.  Remove the bowl from heat and quickly add the arrowroot and baking soda. Add the essential oils stirring to combine all ingredients.

pour the deodorant into a 4 oz Mason jar.

The deodorant will solidify as it cools.

Enjoy this Healthy Natural deodorant without all the chemicals!

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Natural Needful Items

EASY DISH SOAP

2 TB OF BORAX

2 TB OF WASHING SODA

1 C. DISTILLED WATER

3/4 C. OF SAL SUDS (  I BUY THIS ON AMAZON)

15-20 DROPS OF PEPPERMINT OIL AND TEA TREE OIL

OPTIONAL:

1/2 TB OF GLYCERIN AND 1/2 TB OF NOURISHING OILS SUCH AS JOJOBA, ALMOND, ETC.

HEAT THE WATER TILL IT BOILS, THEN TURN OFF AND ADD THE WASHING SODA AND BORAX, STIR TO DISSOLVE.  LET IT COOL 5 MIN.  ADD THE SAL SUDS AND ESSENTIAL OIL INTO THE WATER MIXTURE.  WHISK VIGOROUSLY AND POUR INTO SOAP DISPENSER.  I USE PINT JARS  THEIR CUTE!

IT MAY SEPARATE AFTER 24 HRS, JUST SAKE IT UP AND ENJOY!