Scented Essentials: Chamomile and ­Lavender Baby Soap


| October/November 1995


I created this soap several weeks after my third son was born. It has proven very effective against diaper rash.

•  12 ounces lye
•  32 ounces water
•  24 ounces coconut oil
•  38 ounces vegetable shortening
•  24 ounces olive oil
•  1/2 ounce chamomile oil
•  3 ounces lavender oil

Click here to learn how to make soap.

For the main article, Scented Essentials, click here.






Mother Earth News Fair Schedule 2019

MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR

Next: February 16-17 2019
Belton, TX

Sit in on dozens of practical workshops from the leading authorities on natural health, organic gardening, real food and more!

LEARN MORE