4 DIY Healing Balms

Headache Relief Balm

INGREDIENTS2 tablespoons beeswax, grated or pellets ½ cup coconut oil, solid 20 drops peppermint essential oil 20 drops lavender essential oilINSTRUCTIONSFill a heavy-bottomed cooking pot with several cups of water, then place a bowl that fits on top of the pot. Bring the water to a rapid boil, then reduce to a simmer. Add the beeswax and coconut oil.Stir to combine as they begin to melt. When the mixture is fully melted, carefully remove the bowl from the pot. Before the mixture solidifies, add in the peppermint and lavender essential oils. Stir to evenly distribute the oils, and evenly pour the liquid into glass jars. Allow the balm to cool fully (approximately 1 hour). When hardened, secure lid and store in the refrigerator or a cool, dry place for up to a year. Apply a pea-sized amount on the temples and forehead, and rub in slow, circular motions.

INGREDIENTS

2 tablespoons beeswax, grated or pellets

½ cup coconut oil, solid

20 drops peppermint essential oil

20 drops lavender essential oil

INSTRUCTIONS

Fill a heavy-bottomed cooking pot with several cups of water, then place a bowl that fits on top of the pot.

Bring the water to a rapid boil, then reduce to a simmer.

Add the beeswax and coconut oil.

Stir to combine as they begin to melt.

When the mixture is fully melted, carefully remove the bowl from the pot.

Before the mixture solidifies, add in the peppermint and lavender essential oils.

Stir to evenly distribute the oils, and evenly pour the liquid into glass jars.

Allow the balm to cool fully (approximately 1 hour).

When hardened, secure lid and store in the refrigerator or a cool, dry place for up to a year.

Apply a pea-sized amount on the temples and forehead, and rub in slow, circular motions.

Congestion Relief Balm

INGREDIENTS2 tablespoons beeswax, grated or pellets ½ cup coconut oil, solid 20 drops eucalyptus essential oil10 drops peppermint essential oil 10 drops tea tree essential oilINSTRUCTIONSFill a heavy-bottomed cooking pot with several cups of water, then place a bowl that fits on top of the pot. Bring the water to a rapid boil, then reduce to a simmer. Add the beeswax and coconut oil.Stir to combine as they begin to melt. When the mixture is fully melted, carefully remove the bowl from the pot.Before the mixture solidifies, add in the eucalyptus, peppermint, and tea tree essential oils. Stir to evenly distribute the oils, and evenly pour the liquid into glass jars. Allow the balm to cool fully (approximately 1 hour). When hardened, secure lid and store in the refrigerator or a cool, dry place for up to a year. Apply a pea-sized amount on the chest area, and rub in slow, circular motions.

INGREDIENTS

2 tablespoons beeswax, grated or pellets

½ cup coconut oil, solid

20 drops eucalyptus essential oil

10 drops peppermint essential oil

10 drops tea tree essential oil

INSTRUCTIONS

Fill a heavy-bottomed cooking pot with several cups of water, then place a bowl that fits on top of the pot.

Bring the water to a rapid boil, then reduce to a simmer.

Add the beeswax and coconut oil.

Stir to combine as they begin to melt.

When the mixture is fully melted, carefully remove the bowl from the pot.

Before the mixture solidifies, add in the eucalyptus, peppermint, and tea tree essential oils.

Stir to evenly distribute the oils, and evenly pour the liquid into glass jars.

Allow the balm to cool fully (approximately 1 hour).

When hardened, secure lid and store in the refrigerator or a cool, dry place for up to a year.

Apply a pea-sized amount on the chest area, and rub in slow, circular motions.

Dry Skin Balm

INGREDIENTS2 tablespoons beeswax, grated¼ cup coconut oil, solid ¼ cup shea butter 15 drops jojoba oil15 drops vitamin E oil10 drops rosehip oilINSTRUCTIONSFill a heavy-bottomed cooking pot with several cups of water, then place a bowl that fits on top of the pot. Bring the water to a rapid boil, then reduce heat to a simmer.Add the beeswax, coconut oil, and shea butter. Stir to combine as they begin to melt. When the mixture is fully melted, carefully remove the bowl from the pot. Before the mixture solidifies, add in the jojoba, vitamin E, and rosehip oils. Stir to evenly distribute the oils, and evenly pour the liquid into glass jars. Allow the balm to cool fully (approximately 1 hour). When hardened, secure lid and store in the refrigerator or a cool, dry place for up to a year. Apply a pea-sized amount on dry skin areas, and rub in slow, circular motions.

INGREDIENTS

2 tablespoons beeswax, grated

¼ cup coconut oil, solid

¼ cup shea butter

15 drops jojoba oil

15 drops vitamin E oil

10 drops rosehip oil

INSTRUCTIONS

Fill a heavy-bottomed cooking pot with several cups of water, then place a bowl that fits on top of the pot.

Bring the water to a rapid boil, then reduce heat to a simmer.

Add the beeswax, coconut oil, and shea butter.

Stir to combine as they begin to melt.

When the mixture is fully melted, carefully remove the bowl from the pot.

Before the mixture solidifies, add in the jojoba, vitamin E, and rosehip oils.

Stir to evenly distribute the oils, and evenly pour the liquid into glass jars.

Allow the balm to cool fully (approximately 1 hour).

When hardened, secure lid and store in the refrigerator or a cool, dry place for up to a year.

Apply a pea-sized amount on dry skin areas, and rub in slow, circular motions.

Sore Muscle Relief Balm

INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons beeswax, grated or pellets¼ cup coconut oil, solid¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 teaspoons black pepper2 teaspoons ground ginger2 teaspoons cayenne powder 20 drops rosemary essential oil INSTRUCTIONSFill a heavy-bottomed cooking pot with several cups of water, then place a bowl that fits on top of the pot. Bring the water to a rapid boil, then reduce heat to a simmer. Add the beeswax, coconut oil, olive oil, pepper, ginger, and cayenne pepper.Stir to combine as they begin to melt. When the mixture is fully melted, carefully remove the bowl from the pot. In a separate bowl, place a strainer on top. Then, add a coffee filter. Pour the mixture into the coffee filter and strainer in order to strain any remaining spices. Before the mixture solidifies, add in the rosemary essential oil. Stir to evenly distribute the oils, and evenly pour the liquid into glass jars. Allow the balm to cool fully (approximately 1 hour). When hardened, secure lid and store in the refrigerator or a cool, dry place for up to a year. Apply a pea-sized amount on any sore or tense areas, and rub in slow, circular motions.

INGREDIENTS

2 tablespoons beeswax, grated or pellets

¼ cup coconut oil, solid

¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil

2 teaspoons black pepper

2 teaspoons ground ginger

2 teaspoons cayenne powder

20 drops rosemary essential oil

INSTRUCTIONS

Fill a heavy-bottomed cooking pot with several cups of water, then place a bowl that fits on top of the pot.

Bring the water to a rapid boil, then reduce heat to a simmer.

Add the beeswax, coconut oil, olive oil, pepper, ginger, and cayenne pepper.

Stir to combine as they begin to melt.

When the mixture is fully melted, carefully remove the bowl from the pot.

In a separate bowl, place a strainer on top. Then, add a coffee filter.

Pour the mixture into the coffee filter and strainer in order to strain any remaining spices.

Before the mixture solidifies, add in the rosemary essential oil.

Stir to evenly distribute the oils, and evenly pour the liquid into glass jars.

Allow the balm to cool fully (approximately 1 hour).

When hardened, secure lid and store in the refrigerator or a cool, dry place for up to a year.

Apply a pea-sized amount on any sore or tense areas, and rub in slow, circular motions.

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