Make Non-Toxic, Homemade VapoRub
Vicks VapoRub is used to treat the common cold, coughs and pain surrounding your joints and muscles.
This product is mostly healthy, but he also has petroleum, that makes him less then 100 % healthy and is connected with some health issues .
Here we have a recipe of a homemade petroleum free VapoRub :
- 20 drops of peppermint essential oil
- 20 drops of camphor essential oil
- 20 drops of eucalyptus essential oil
- 2 tablespoons of beeswax pellets
- 1/2 a cup of coconut oil.
How to make it:
– melt the beeswax pellets into your coconut oil
-add all your essential oils( only half of the amount if you use it on you pets, children, or babies)
– stir until its well mixed.
-store it in small travel size jars for practical use.
- essential oils are not considered safe for babies or small children .You MUST dilute for babies and children and use as little as is needed
- you can use herbs instead of essential oils:just infusing the oil with 1 Tablespoon of each of the herbs in a double boiler over medium heat for 2 hours
- check with a doctor or healthcare provider about using herbs or essential oils on young children.
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