posts tagged "balm"
Posted on December 9, 2010
You may notice that some of the ingredients in this foot balm, such as coconut oil and olive oil are food. I was taught during my Ayurvedic training, that the skin is the largest organ of absorption in the human body. Therefore, I make sure that anything I put on my skin is healthy enough for me to eat.
I found the base for this recipe in the February issue of Living Without magazine –their recipe was for a body butter. I changed it […]
Posted on January 20, 2007
This homemade and natural lip balm is so good that you might want to eat it – my children tell me it tastes delicious.
Homemade Lip Balm
1 tablespoon cocoa butter
1 tablespoon beeswax shavings or pearls
1 tablespoon almond oil
¼ teaspoon essential oil of vanilla
Melt beeswax and cocoa butter in a beaker placed in a small pot of simmering water
When beeswax and cocoa butter are melted, remove beaker from heat and stir in almond oil and vanilla
Pour liquid into stainless steel lip balm […]