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How to make homemade st. john's wort balm

Make Homemade St. John's Wort Balm

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Mix 5 tablespoons of St. John's Wort oil and 2 teaspoons of beeswax in the pot.

Mix 5 tablespoons of St. John's Wort oil and 2 teaspoons of beeswax in the pot.

Put the pot with the mixture of oil and beeswax on top of a pan of simmering water so that those two would melt.

Put the pot with the mixture of oil and beeswax on top of a pan of simmering water so that those two would melt.

Optionally, add 3 drops of Vitamin E oil. Vitamin E is an antioxidant so it will prolong the shelf life of the salve but it is not necessary to use if you will use the salve in a short time.

Optionally, add 3 drops of Vitamin E oil. Vitamin E is an antioxidant so it will prolong the shelf life of the salve but it is not necessary to use if you will use the salve in a short time.

Add 5 drops of any essential oil. I used peppermint.

Add 5 drops of any essential oil. I used peppermint.

This step should be done immediately after you mix everything up because the beeswax tends to solidify really fast so if you wait you will have a hard time pouring it in the container.

This step should be done immediately after you mix everything up because the beeswax tends to solidify really fast so if you wait you will have a hard time pouring it in the container.

  • 5.0Tbsp St.John's Wort oil
  • 2.0Tbsp Beeswax
  • 0.15ml Vitamin E oil
  • 0.25ml Any essential oil