Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Calming Chamomile Lotion


This is the perfect lotion to use before retiring to bed! You get triple chamomile magic in this luxurious lotion. Chamomile hydrosol, Roman chamomile essential oil and German Chamomile essential oil.  Guaranteed to calm your frazzled nerves, soothe your soul and help you relax. Best massaged over chest, neck, decollate, and into the temples while breathing deeply and focusing on calming positive thoughts.

Store this lotion in the fridge (since it does not contain preservatives) and use within three weeks.

Need some calming inspiration? Imagine standing in the middle of this beautiful natural landscape....what do you hear....what do you smell....what do you see....what do you feel


Calming Chamomile Lotion
makes about 4 ounces

5 teaspoons sweet almond oil
1/2 teaspoon vegetable glycerin
1/2 teaspoon stearic acid
2 heaping teaspoons emulsifying wax NF
1/2 teaspoon vitamin E oil

Measure the sweet almond oil, vegetable glycerin, stearic acid and emulsifying wax into  a glass measuring cup and sit this in a saucepan containing a few inches of simmering water. Stirring occasionally, until everything has melted and the temperature reaches about 160 degrees F.

Measure the chamomile hydrosol into another glass measuring cup, sit this in a saucepan of simmering water, and heat to a temperature of about 160 degrees F.


Carefully remove both measuring cups from the simmering water. Pour the oil and wax mixture carefully into a heatproof mixing bowl and mix with a hand-held mixer set on medium speed. Carefully add the hydrosol and mix for a further 5 minutes. Add in the vitamin E and both essential oils and mix for a few more minutes.

This information is for educational purposes only, it is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or, diagnose any disease or condition. Nor is it intended to prescribe in any way. This information is for educational purposes only and may not be complete, nor may its data be accurate. As with all herbs,  Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children.  I am an affiliate with Mountain Rose Herbs,please review my disclosure page for details.. Avoid use  unless discussed with your physician. This information is for educational purposes only.  This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.  This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any condition or disease. Green Blessings!!!