Mother Earth Living

Cleaning with Herbs: Carnauba and Lavender Furniture Wax

By Sandy Maine
February/March 2006
Add to My MSN

Content Tools

• 1/4 cup carnauba wax
• 2 tablespoons beeswax
• 1 1/4 cup olive oil
• 1 teaspoon lavender essential oil

1. Melt waxes over low heat in small saucepan. Stir in olive oil, then lavender oil.

2. Pour mixture into a tin, plastic or glass container and allow to harden.

Sandy Maine, founder of SunFeather Handcrafted Herbal Soap Company, is the author of three books on soap-making and lives with her husband and four children on a spotlessly clean farm in the Adirondack Mountains.

Click here for the main article, Cleaning with Herbs .

Subscribe Today!

Pay Now & Save 58% Off the Cover Price

(* indicates a required item)
Canadian subs: 1 year, (includes postage & GST). Foreign subs: 1 year, . U.S. funds.
Canadian Subscribers - Click Here
Non US and Canadian Subscribers - Click Here