Home Made Essential Items on an urban homestead

HOME-MADE ESSENTIAL LOTION BARS

LAVENDER, YLANG-YLANG, &  FRANKINCENSE  LOTION BARS

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1/2 C BEESWAX BEADS OR GRATED BEESWAX
  • 1/2 C SHEA BUTTER
  • 1/2 C COCONUT OIL
  • 24 DROPS OF LAVENDER ESSENTIAL OIL
  • 15 DROPS OF YLANG-YLANG ESSENTIAL OIL
  • 15 DROPS OF FRANKINCENSE ESSENTIAL OIL

IN A DOUBLE BROILER, HEAT THE BEESWAX AND SHEA BUTTER UNTIL THEY MELT, STIR UNTIL COMPLETELY LIQUID.

ADD THE COCONUT OIL AND MIX WELL

REMOVE FROM HEAT ADD THE ESSENTIAL OILS AND STIR

POUR INTO MUFFIN TINS OR SILICONE MOLDS AND LET SET UP.

BENEFITS:

LAVENDER EO  IS SOOTHING/CALMING, GOOD FOR DRY WRINKELED HANDS, AND ANTIBACTERIAL PROPERTIES.  Aromatic influence:  it promotes health, love, peace and general sense of well-being and promotes creativity

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Essential Oil  Lotion Bars

YLANG-YLANG EO  IS BENIFICAL FOR SKIN PROBLEMS,INSECT BITS AND  HELPS STIMULATE THE IMMUNE SYSTEM, USE FOR TENSION AND STRESS.   Continue reading “HOME-MADE ESSENTIAL LOTION BARS”

Home Made Essential Items on an urban homestead

Moisturizing Lotion

    . 1 cup of Shea Butter
    . 1 cup Coconut Oil
    . 1/3 cup of Arrow Root Powder/Or 2-3 Tsp of Beeswax Beads
  • Soften the Shea Butter and Coconut oil in microwave or double broiler; I melt the Beeswax separate then add to the Shea Butter and coconut oil. Keep staring till mixture melts and don’t overcook!

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  • Add the Arrow Root Powder and stir well.(If you like a thicker lotion)
  • Add 75-100 drops of Essential Oil all one scent or your choice.
  • I used: .50 drops Lavender
  • . 10 Frankincense
  • . 10 Lemon
  • Transfer to mixing bowl and whip with mixer till soft form peaks.
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  • Then transfer to glass jars.

 

 

This made 4 small 4oz jars

Lavender is healing to the skin and a natural disinfectant

Frankincense is healing to skin and wrinkles and helps reduce inflammation

Lemon helps reduce cellulitis deposits and cooling to the body

So good and not greasy!  See that was easy peasy!!   ENJOY!

Author-Pamela Marston