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How to make a balm soothing for coughs and dry skin
Sometimes you need a soothing balm for a cough and/or dry skin. Get relief with a soothing and nourishing balm that’s simple to make and wonderful to apply. You can use the same base for both balms, and simply add different essential oils for coughs and skin. Watch this video below to see how easy it is to make your own.
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Chest balm: base is shea butter, with essential oils of Frankincense, Easy Air, Thyme and Eucalyptus.
Dilution Ratios: Children – 2 drops of pure essential oil to 10 mL carrier oil; Adults 5 drops of pure essential oil to 10mL carrier oil
Dry and itchy skin balm: Frankincense, Lavender, Geranium and Tea Tree with shea butter. If you’d like it a little runnier feel free to add a dash of liquid carrier oil (like jojoba, fractionated coconut oil, olive oil etc)
Glad you found it helpful, Vathani
yes.. very helpful.
Love this Melissa xx
Thanks, Tori! Have been using a fair bit the last 2 days.
Hi Melissa, I’ve just made the eczema blend with shea butter, does it stay liquid or become more creamy? Thanks again I will also make the chest balm for Millie to reduce her cough xx
Tori Wilckens it becomes more solid again but seems to spread better with the oils in it than just the shea butter itself. I found it took a while to solidify again.