Being an avid fan of lemon verbena, I chose this herb scent for one of my first soap projects and have been making lemon verbena soap ever since. Adding a small amount of lemongrass oil to the lemon verbena oil helps fix the scent.
• 12 ounces lye
• 32 ounces water
• 24 ounces coconut oil
• 38 ounces vegetable shortening
• 24 ounces olive oil
• 4 ounces lemon verbena oil
• 1/2 ounce lemongrass oil
• 1 ounce turmeric or yellow color chips (optional)
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