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Body and Soul: Bosom, Belly and Bottom Butter

Sweet, Safe Smells for your Little Ones
By Colleen K. Dodt
April/May 2006
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Makes approximately 4½ ounces
This “butter” does double duty for baby and mom, and would make a great shower gift.

  • 3 ounces shea butter
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa butter
  • 1 tablespoon beeswax
  • 30 drops lavender essential oil
  • 8 drops rosewood essential oil
  • 800 IU vitamin E oil
  • 10 drops tincture of benzoin, optional (as a natural preservative)
  • Small, wide-mouthed glass jar
  1. Melt shea butter in top of double boiler. Add remaining ingredients and mix well.
  2. Allow to cool, then pour into jar and close tightly. Label the jar. 

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