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Body and Soul: Skin Protection Balm

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By Colleen K. Dodt
April/May 2006
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Makes approximately 6 ounces

  • 4 ounces shea butter
  • 2 tablespoons jojoba oil
  • 2 tablespoons ( 2/3 ounce) beeswax
  • 16 drops rose geranium essential oil
  • 6 drops Roman chamomile 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 and beeswax in the top of a double boiler. Add remaining ingredients.
  2. Allow to cool, then pour into jar and close tightly. Label the jar.

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