Is Eczema making your life difficult? Is itching a making your life difficult? Try this Eczema Body Butter to keep Eczema and Itching at bay!
With Eczema, dry and itchy irritated skin is a part of life. However, doesn’t make it easy bearing the brunt of it, young or old. Irrespective of one’s age, Eczema can be problematic. Since it is considered a reflection of low immunity, working on the external skin alone doesn’t help. Working on one’s immunity is equally important and one way to curb and eradicate Eczema.
Having that said, a few choice ingredients can work wonders for Eczema and even, kick it to the curb. Let’s take a look at a body butter that can soothe, heal and pamper Eczema ridden skin and nurture it back to life and vigor. This body butter can curb itching, thanks to the anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial ingredients. Now, let’s take a look at the recipe.
Shea Butter – ¼ Cup
Calendula Oil – 6 Tsp.
Coconut Oil – ¼ Cup
Neem Oil – 1 Tbsp.
Vitamin E Oil – 1 Tsp.
Castor Oil – 1 Tsp.
Tea Tree Essential Oil – 10 Drops
Geranium Essential Oil – 10 Drops
Melt Shea Butter, Coocnut Oil and Neem Oil in your double boiler.
When fully melted, remove from heat and let it cool down.
You can refrigerate it for a few minutes – make sure it isn’t hardened, just cooled down and little opaque.
Now, add it to your blender, or use your hand blender to whip the mixture.
When you are whipping, slowly introduce the Calendula Oil, Vitamin E Oil and Essential Oils into it.
Whip them all till the mixture is fully fluffy.
Transfer to an airtight sterilized jar and you’re done!
It lasts for about 2 months in normal room temperature and more if refrigerated.
Make sure you use a clean and dry spatula to scoop out ingredients for use.
Refrigerating while extends the shelf life, brings down the fluff that you took pains to get by whipping, come down a notch.
How to Use It?
Just apply on the affected area and gently massage it in with circular and soft strokes.
Do a patch test before you use and if you are allergic to any ingredients listed here, check for suitable alternatives and use them instead.
Tips to Tweak the Recipe
You can use Chamomile Essential Oil, Lavender Essential Oil, Myrrh Essential Oil, Thyme Essential Oil, Bergamot Essential Oil, Clove Essential Oil, Eucalyptus Oil, Turmeric Essential Oil, etc. You can swap this for the Essential Oils listed in this recipe, if you prefer one of these to the other.
You can use other carrier oils like Sweet Almond Oil, Sunflower Seed Oil, Baobab Oil, Jojoba Oil, Borage Seed Oil, Rosehip Seed Oil, Evening Primrose Oil, etc.
So, if you are allergic to any ingredients in the ingredient list, or you don’t prefer one of them, feel free to swap them for suitable alternatives from the ones mentioned above.
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