Aromatic Waters - Rose Geranium Lotion

| June/July 2003

Makes approximately three 2-ounce containers

The relaxing scent of rose geranium hydrosol creates a great lotion for daily moisturizing. This lotion also makes a nice gift for friends.

· 1/4 ounce beeswax
· 1/3 cup oil, such as sunflower, grapeseed or almond
· 1/2 cup rose geranium (Pelargonium ¥asperum) hydrosol
· 10 drops vitamin E oil
· 5 drops rose geranium essential oil

Create a double boiler by filling a 2-quart saucepan with about 2 inches of water and placing a glass measuring cup in the saucepan. Melt the beeswax in the measuring cup with the stove on low heat. Alternately add the vegetable oil and rose geranium hydrosol, a bit at a time, while stirring continuously. Once the ingredients are combined, remove pot from heat and add vitamin E oil and essential oil. Mix well and pour into small glass containers. Seal and shake the containers until the lotion has solidified.

For more body care recipes from "Aromatic Waters," click here.

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