Cooling Aloe Vera Peppermint Lotion

Originally posted on AromaTools™:

Are you sunburned or just feeling hot this summer?  Try this lotion recipe to cool off after being in the heat—you will love how it feels! Since coconut oil and peppermint essential oil have demonstrated a low level of SPF protection during testing1, you may even use it to help prevent a sunburn.

Cooling Aloe Vera Peppermint Lotion

Cooling Aloe Vera Peppermint Lotion

  • Servings: Yield = 1 1/4 cups of lotion
  • Time: 15 minutes active; 45 minutes inactive
  • Difficulty: Easy
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  • 1/4 cup beeswax pellets
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup aloe vera gel
  • 10–20 drops peppermint essential oil


  1. Place the beeswax in a medium-size glass dish. Melt in the microwave or on the stovetop in a pan filled with an inch of simmering water (creating a double boiler). Heat until almost completely melted.
  2. Add the coconut oil to the beeswax, and finish melting.
  3. Remove from the heat and allow to cool to room temperature (about an hour). NOTE: You can wrap the glass dish in a towel and place it in the refrigerator…

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See Modern Essentials: Soothing Insect Bites and Stings

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Soothing Insect Bites and Stings!!!

Originally posted on AromaTools™:

It’s summertime, and the insects are out and likely to bite. Learn which essential oils to keep on hand to help soothe bites and stings.

Soothing Bug Bites

The following information comes from the book Modern Essentials.

The information on this page is for educational purposes only. It is not meant to be used to diagnose, prescribe, or treat any disease, illness, or injury. Seek professional medical attention if you appear to have any disease, illness, or injury.

Bee and Hornet Stings: Roman chamomile, basil, lavender, lemongrass, lemon, peppermint, or thyme. Recipe: Remove the stinger, and apply a cold compress of Roman chamomile to the area for several hours or for as long as possible.

Gnats and Midges: Lavender or thyme. Recipe: Mix 3 drops thyme in 1 tsp. cider vinegar or lemon juice. Apply to bites to stop irritation.

Mosquitos: Lavender or helichrysum. (See recipe below for a creative way to…

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