|Pouring in warm oils|
|Comfrey, Calendula, Mullein, Camomile, roses and Lavender are great for Children|
One thing I really enjoy is making natural beauty products. I make mostly all of Naia's baby balms, body oils, powders, shampoos, conditioners, and owie salves. Not only is it fun but its also rewarding knowing where the products are coming from and getting to add my own love ingredient to them as well! I have a handful of sisters right now with babes in the womb so I thought it would be sweet to start making a few batches for them! This particular batch is for my favorite baby booty balm. Enjoy!
Baby Booty Balm
Use this special blend to protect baby’s bottom from diaper rash and to moisturize and soothe other delicate or irritated areas.
3 cups of a light, natural base vegetable oil (almond or apricot work well)
You can use a mixture of four or five of the herbs below.
1/3 cup calendula
1/3 cup chamomile flowers
1/3 cup lavender flowers
1/3 cup rose petals
1/3 cup comfrey leaf
1/3 cup mullein
1/3 cup elder flowers
3/4 cup beeswax
8 to 12 drops essential oils of lavender or chamomile
1 or 2 drops of tea tree works great too
2 tsps vitamin e oil
Make an infusion of the herbs and base oil in a quart mason jar. I like the solar infusion which means about 2 weeks in the sun then strain out the herbs and you have a potent base oil. If you are needing a balm sooner, you can heat the herbs and base oil on low heat for about an hour then strain. Place oil back on low heat or if your starting with the solar infusion just pour strained oil into a small pot on low heat. Add the beeswax and stir until melted. Last, add in the essential oils and vitamin e then remove from heat and pour into clean jars. It also helps to use a funnel when pouring.
Also available through my ETSY!