There are many different essential oils recipes you can use to keep your body healthy and looking its best. One of the easiest recipes to make is for lip balm. All it takes is a few drops of your favorite therapeutic essential oil, and a few other easy-to-find natural ingredients to make a fantastic, healthy lip balm that will keep your lips moist, shiny, and protected for hours, without any harsh chemicals.
This is one of the easiest essential oils recipes to make. It can make a great gift, especially if you love making homemade things, for your family, friends, and co-workers. Here’s how to make lip balm with essential oils.
The ingredients you will need are:
1 tablespoon of beeswax
2 tablespoons of castor oil
1 teaspoon of honey
1 Vitamin E capsule
2 drops of carrot seed essential oil
2 drops of sandalwood essential oil
2 drops of myrrh essential oil
Melt the beeswax in the top pan of a double boiler over low heat. Stir in the castor oil and honey until you have a thick liquid, then remove from heat. Cut the end off the vitamin E capsule, and add the gel from the capsule to the mixture. When cool, add the essential oils. Blend well, and then put into small, glass containers for storage. Keep in a cool, dry place, and use a small amount on the lips, as needed.
Precaution: do not use myrrh essential oil during pregnancy. You can leave it out if you’re making this for a pregnant woman, or if you’re pregnant yourself.All of the oils in this lip balm are very healing. They will keep your lips full, smooth without cracks, and looking good. There are essential oils recipes for virtually every occasion. If you’re interested in experimenting with them, this lip balm recipe is excellent to start out with.