Create your own homemade antiseptic ointment to have on hand for minor cuts and abrasions. This simple homemade ointment recipe is wonderful for stings, scratches, minor cuts and burns; it’s a wonderful addition to the medicine cabinet and can also be stored in the refrigerator for instant cooling relief when applied as well.
1 1/2 ounces beeswax, grated
1 cup almond or coconut oil
1/4 teaspoon vitamin E oil
1/2 teaspoon tea tree essential oil
20 dropslavender essential oil
10 drops lemon essential oil
Combine oil (almond or coconut) and beeswax in a small saucepan over very low heat.
Once they’ve completely melted, remove from heat and add the vitamin E oil and essential oils.
It is imperative that you use 100% Therapeutic grade Real Essential oils and NOT Fragrance oils.
Stir with a chopstick, shish kebab stick or the handle of a wooden spoon. Carefully pour mixture into small sterilized mason jars, ointment tubes or other sterilized container.
Cool completely. Store in cool, dark place. Use as needed. This ointment has a shelf life of about 5 years.
With kids around, this is a wonderful quick ointment to apply to help them cleaned up and back out the door to play.
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