How to Make DIY Healing Herbal Hemp and Shea Lotion



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RECIPE

1/2 tsp dried marshmallow root
1/2 tsp dried calendula petals
1/2 tsp dried comfrey leaf
1/2 tsp dried chamomile flowers
100mL | 3.3 fl oz room temperature distilled water

7g | 0.25oz complete emulsifying wax—not beeswax!
8g | 0.28oz shea butter
10g | 0.35oz unrefined hemp seed oil

1 tsp colloidal oatmeal
2g | 0.21oz vegetable glycerin

8 drops lavender essential oil
7 drops eucalyptus globulus essential oil

Broad spectrum preservative of choice (watch the video to learn how to determine how much to use)

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INGREDIENTS

Marshmallow root

Calendula petals

Chamomile flowers

Comfrey leaf

Complete emulsifying wax

Shea butter

Hemp seed oil

Colloidal oatmeal

Vegetable glycerin

Lavender essential oil

Eucalyptus Globulus essential oil

Liquid Germall Plus

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EQUIPMENT

Glass Prep Bowls

NorPro Jar/Icing Spatula

2-cup Pyrex Measuring Cups

Normal measuring spoons

Immersion blender

Smart Weigh Digital Pro Pocket Scale

FURTHER READING

What’ll happen if you use beeswax instead of emulsifying wax

I don’t like the sounds of emulsifying wax—can I use beeswax (or a plant based wax) instead?

Are all emulsifying waxes (e-waxes) the same?

Preservative Calculator

Do I need to add a preservative to this recipe? How long will it last?

What preservative should I use? How much of it should I add?

Some common myths & misconceptions about preservatives

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