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Aromatherapy Balm Recipe for Minor Cuts and Scrapes

Aromatherapy Linen Spray

This recipe offers an alternative to antibiotic ointments that generally contain petroleum jelly. Petroleum jelly is a man-made derivative of petroleum production, and is known for clogging pores. Instead, of the petroleum jelly, natural vegetable oils and beeswax are used.

Ingredients

Directions

Place the beeswax in a double boiler and heat at a low setting. Although it takes more care, you can melt the beeswax in a microwave safe bowl using a reduced power setting if you have one. Beeswax is hard to remove from pans, so keep that in mind. In a separate pan, slowly and gently heat your carrier or infused oil. Pour the warm carrier or infused oil into a bowl, add the melted beeswax and then stir very well. Add the lavender and tea tree essential oils and again stir well. Pour the mixture into your wide-mouth jar. Let cool for a few more minutes before putting the lid on. Wait until the ointment has cooled before using.

To Use

After cleaning minor cuts and scrapes, apply a small amount of balm and then apply a bandage if necessary.

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