DIY Throat Soothing Drops

I ran out of Thieves cough drops – these are a family favorite! Sadly they are also out of stock at the moment, but I needed a solution so I attempted to make my own cough drops. First they taste great, are made with wholesome ingredients, but not sure I will ever make these again. It’s just simpler to buy a few bags of Thieves cough drops to be honest. 

What I love about making them? I had all the ingredients on hand, they are made with simple ingredients and carry the support of Peppermint, Lemon, and Thieves Young Living Vitality essential oils. 

What I did not like about making these? They are super messy…I mean seriously I had to boil 2 pans of water to clean up everything, you definitely need a baster to make these look good and to have accurate sizing plus a silicone candy mold would have been super helpful to have for making these as well. 

    

 

What you will need to make your own: 

  • 1 teabag Oola Unwind tea or your favorite
  • 1 teabag other tea (I used Yogi Bedtime)
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ginger
  • ¾ cup boiling water
  • ¾ cup honey
  • Thieves vitality, Lemon vitality, and Peppermint Vitality (10 drops Each) 
  1. In sauce pan steep teas, cinnamon, and ginger in boiling water for 10 minutes or more.
  2. Remove tea bags.
  3. Add honey.
  4. Heat over medium – high heat until mixture begins to boil.
  5. Clip candy thermometer to the side of your pan.
  6. Continue boiling until mixture reaches 300º.
  7. Watch carefully, it is really easy to burn when it gets this hot!
  8. Let mixture cool for 5 minutes, until it starts to get syrupy.
  9. At this point you can add essential oils.
  10. Fill rubber end of baster with mixture, gently push end of baster into rubber piece. Use baster to work quickly to make 1 inch drops on parchment paper.
  11. Dust with potato starch or tapioca starch to absorb condensation and prevent them from sticking together in storage.
  12. Store in an airtight container.

Use as needed to soothe throats.

XOXO,
Faith 

 

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I love Thieves laundry soap but I wanted to create a DIY option because I want everyone to have the option to switch and although Thieves Laundry soap is affordable when we are living on a budget and trying to make better choices for our health some would rather allocate less money to laundry soap and more money to supplements, personal care, and so forth. With that said I wanted to create one that didn’t have toxins in the ingredients but would be very budget friendly.

 

I found a few recipes (you can see on my previous post DIY Natural Laundry ) but wondered if I could come up with something a little better for those wanting something simple and yet packed a cleaning punch….I’m just so excited I have made a laundry soap that’s non toxic, smells great, cleans everything from sweaty clothes to dog beds, and get this… it cost just $3.29 for 100 loads of laundry 🤩

 

My Natural DIY Laundry Soap Recipe

Cost Breakdown

Thieves Household Cleaner $1.20
Kirk’s Bar Castile Soap $1.13
Super Washing Soda $0.64
Baking Soda $0.32

TOTAL:: $3.29 (3 cents per load)

Makes 50 oz (will do 100 loads of laundry)

Use 1 TBSP per load in with laundry. (not in your dispenser of washer)

What you will need::
Blender or food processor
Large pan
container to store soap
3 capfuls Thieves Household Cleaner
1 bar Kirks Castile soap or Thieves bar soap
1 cup Super Washing Soda
1 cup Baking soda
4 cups water
Essential oils of choice

1. Chop bar soap into pieces
2. Place 4 cups water in large pan on medium high heat and add chopped soap.
3. When soap is completely melted, slowly add washing soda and baking soda 1/2 cup at a time, stir until dissolved.
4. Remove pan from heat and add liquid to a blender or food processor then add 3 capfuls of Thieves Household cleaner and essential oils of choice (I used 15 drops Eucalyptus Radiata and 20 drops Lavender) and blend well. (I use pulse on blender)
5. Once everything is mixed pour liquid into container (I use two 4 cup pyrex glass bowls with lids)
6. Allow laundry soap to set for 24 hours

 

7. OPTIONAL:: if you want more of a cream after soap has set place soap into blender (one container at a time) and add 1/2 cup of water, blend well and add cream back into your storage bowl.

Making into cream. I still use a TBSP measuring spoon to dispense.

I used a lot of mine this weekend! But it will have this consistency when set. Easy to scoop!

I used two 4 cup glass Pyrex Bowls for storage and a TBSP measuring spoon to dispense.

 

I use one tbsp measuring spoon and scoop 1 heaping tbsp into washer on top of laundry. I have an HE washer. 😉

Not sure what Thieves household cleaner is??  Check out my post on thieves household cleaner

For the dryer I use wool dryer balls with 2 drops on each dryer ball (I use 6 balls). I have to reapply essential oil to dryer balls about every 5-6 loads.

*Shopping Saving tip Wal-Mart carries all three and you can order online!
Kirks Castile soap $3.28
Super Washing Soda $3.97
Baking Soda $7.57

Amazon is where I got my dryer balls and they have a variety of wool dryer balls but Wal-Mart carries them as well if you want a one stop online shopping experience.

Want to learn more about Thieves household cleaner? Let’s talk! I would love to connect with you.

 

XO,
Faith

DIY Household Wipes

Ditch your Clorox wipes for DIY Thieves Wipes!!
 
Did you know?? Original Clorox wipes contain
SODIUM HYPOCHLORITE (check it out) which has concern for cancer, asthma/respiratory, skin allergies, and developmental/reproductive toxicity.
 
The lemon and orange versions of these contain ingredients that are concern for Asthma and Respiratory as well. And Nope Lysol, Seventh Generation Disinfecting Wipes, Method All Purpose wipes, and Up & Up wipes all have the same concerns. 😫 Look up what’s in your wipes here: EWG search
 
Thieves Wipes DIY 1
 
1 container (baby wipe container or similar)
1 box Kleenex hand towels
2 capfuls thieves household cleaner
3 drops of Thieves Essential Oil
3 drops of Tea Tree Essential Oil
1 tsp witch hazel (optional)
1 – 1 1/2 cups distilled water
 
Directions::
1. Put 1/4 of the hand towels in a container
2. In a bowl mix 2 capfuls of thieves household cleaner, 3 drops Thieves essential oil and 3 drops Tea Tree essential oil and 1 tsp. of witch hazel (to keep them fresh), and distilled water.
3. Mix well and pour it over the hand towels in the container.
4. Allow them to sit for 20-25 minutes to soak thoroughly into towels.
 
Thieves Wipes DIY 2
 
1 roll of paper towels, cut in half with a serrated knife
1 1/2 cups of distilled water, and a little more if needed
1 – 1 1/2 caps of Thieves Household Cleaner
3 drops of Thieves Essential Oil
3 drops of Tea Tree Essential Oil
 
Directions::
1. Use a serrated knife to cut the paper towels in half. After cutting the paper towels in half, remove the paper towel core. Place them in your container, make sure they’ll fit in your jar. You may need to remove a few layers to wedge it in there!
2. Combine the distilled water, Thieves Household Cleaner, Thieves EO and Tea Tree EO. Pour over the paper towels once they’re in the jar. Put the lid on and let them sit for 15 minutes or so. After 20 – 25 minutes, the moisture should spread evenly through the paper towels. If not, you can add a little more water. Don’t add too much more – you want them to be moist, not sopping wet.
3. Use as desired to wipe everything super clean!
 
Not into DIY, no problem YL has Thieves wipes ready to go. https://goo.gl/ppfDDx
 
Thieves wipes are made with Alcohol, Water, Clove, Lemon, Cinnamon, Eucalyptus Radiata, Rosemary, Sunflower lecithin, Quillaja saponaria extract.

Don’t have a YL account just yet? Let’s talk!! 

XO,
Faith

DIY Natural Laundry Soap

For those looking for a DIY Non-Toxic Laundry soap after much research I found one powder and one liquid for you! The cost is between .06 cents to .26 cents per load.

Most DIY’s you will find on the internet or in books contain Borax and Fels-Naptha; or other bar laundry soaps that contain harmful fragrances, TALC, and more. You are here because you want healthier non toxic options. If that is the case…keep reading. 😉

Borax is a topic of great debate, but I encourage you to do your research and make the best decision for you and your family. EWG rates it as and F because Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity, Skin Allergies & Irritation, and Asthma/Respiratory concern.

Fels-Naptha contains TALC and a whole list of other ingredients that are concern for Cancer, in addition there is concern for Asthma/Respiratory.

I encourage you to use the EWG website search and look up all the ingredients in the products you are currently using and those you are considering using:: https://goo.gl/qVzBDd

If DIY is not your thing see my post here about the AWESOME Thieves Laundry Soaphttps://goo.gl/ecJYED

Okay let’s get to it… Here is some DIY non toxic Laundry soaps, softeners, and stain removers for you! Also consider replacing the bar soaps in recipes with Young Living Thieves bar soap.

NATURAL LAUNDRY DETERGENT

Ingredients::

4 – 4 oz bars Kirk’s Original Coco Castile Soap Fragrance Free (16 ounces total)
4 lbs Baking Soda
3. 7 lbs Arm & Hammer Super Washing Soda (1 box)
3 lbs OxiClean Baby OR OxiClean Free (1 container)
28 oz Epsom Salt (optional, for laundry softener)

Instructions::

1. Grate Castile soap into very small bits.
2. To turn the grated soap into smaller bits
3. Mix all ingredients in a large container and stir. (Do not breathe in the dust.)

How to use the laundry detergent::

Measure 1 or 2 Tablespoons onto the laundry per load. (There are no fillers in this detergent so it takes less than commercial laundry detergent.) It can be used in regular and HE machines.

Bonus tip: Fill the washer’s fabric softener dispenser with white vinegar for safe and effective laundry softening.

makes 11.43 lbs (183 oz.) for $20.75 or 320 loads at $0.06 per load!

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LIQUID LAUNDRY DETERGENT

Super Washing Soda – 7 oz (2/3 c)
Sal’s Suds – 1/2 cup
Water – 4 cups, divided

DIRECTIONS::
1. Bring 4 cups of water to a boil.
2. Pour washing soda into a large glass bowl then slowly stir in 2 cups of boiling water until washing soda is completely dissolved.
3. Stir in ½ cup Sal’s Suds until well combined. Then slowly stir in remaining 2 cups of boiling water.
4. Cool to room temperature, store in a glass bottle.

How to use the laundry detergent::
Use ¼ cup liquid detergent per load.

This cost .26 cents per load.

– All ingredients in both these recipes have an A rating from EWG.
– both you can add your essential oils to as well.

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Where to find ingredients::

Amazon has it all but you can also get these in local stores such at Target and Fry’s Food. Also check your Costco and Sam’s club, sometimes they have some of these things.

Links on Amazon::

Super Washing Soda: https://goo.gl/drKP6p
Baking Soda: https://goo.gl/Hr1Cgd
Kirk’s Castile Bar Soap: https://goo.gl/5vkgMT
OxiClean Free: https://goo.gl/pcRx5i
Epsom Salt: https://goo.gl/xP1PV9
Sal’s Suds: https://goo.gl/gLXLhH

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Fabric Softener DIY’s:: I have a few options for you to choose from. 😉

I personally LOVE my Wool dryer balls with Essential Oils they speed up the dry time and leave our clothes static free and smelling fresh. For Essential Oils; I use really whatever essential oil I am drawn to at that moment LOL but my go to’s are Citrus Fresh, Purification, Lavender, and Geranium. But I also love to use a mix of Eucalyptus and Lavender. Use what you love! (I have a soft water system in my house, so I skip the water softening addons)

DIY FABRIC SOFTENER

INGREDIENTS:
2 c. White vinegar
2 c. Water
1/8 c. Vegetable glycerin
10-20 drops Essential oil
cotton cloth (for dryer sheets)

LIQUID FABRIC SOFTENER DIRECTIONS

1. Combine white vinegar, water and glycerin in a glass jar. (To make liquid fabric softener mix together in a vinegar jug, it’s easy to pour into the machine.)

2. Add essential oils, if desired, and stir or shake to combine.

To use this mix as Dryer Sheets

DRYER SHEET DIRECTIONS:
Add 100% cotton cloths to the fabric softener container. (you can simply rip up strips of flannel or cotton jersey or an old 100% cotton t-shirt can be cut up and made into dryer sheets. Make sure it’s 100% cotton.)

How to USE:

Liquid Fabric Softener – Add ½ cup to the final rinse cycle. Use fabric softener dispenser or a dispenser ball.

Fabric Softener Sheets – Remove a fabric sheet from the jar and squeeze so it is not dripping. Add a sheet to the dryer with wet laundry and dry as usual.

Here is another for you.

LAUNDRY SOFTENER RECIPE:

1 gallon white vinegar
2 tbsp Young Living Lavender Conditioner
10 drops lavender/Citrus Fresh essential oil

Mix all ingredients in two 1/2 gallon mason jars and use half a cup per load.

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STAIN REMOVER: WE GOT THIEVES!
We love using Thieves Bar Soap and/or Thieves Household Cleaner as a terrific stain remover.

For Thieves Bar Soap, rub into stain and place in washer. Wash as you normally would.

STAIN REMOVE Roller with Thieves Household Cleaner:
1 10 ml Roller bottle
1 capful Thieves household cleaner

Add thieves household cleaner to roller bottle and top with Distilled water.

TO USE: roll on to stain and wash as you normally would.

STAIN REMOVER STICK DIY
video how to:: https://youtu.be/JAtgpYTGgaw

Ingredients

1 bar solid castile soap, unscented, shaved into small pieces
1/3 cup washing soda
2 tablespoons white distilled vinegar
½ cup water
½ cup Thieves® Laundry Soap
4 drops Lemon essential oil
Empty deodorant container
Empty lip balm container

Instructions

1. Add all ingredients except for the essential oil and laundry soap into a saucepan.
2. Heat on low until the soap and all the particles are mostly melted.
3. Remove from the heat.
4. Add Thieves laundry soap and essential oil and evenly mix.
5. Let cool slightly and empty the mixture into a ziplock bag.
6. Cut the corner off and squeeze the liquid into your containers.
7. Put on the lids, let completely cool.

HOW TO USE:
Lightly dampen stick with a wet washcloth before use to adequately spread around the stained area. Wash as you normally would.

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LAUNDRY WHITENER 
Ingredients

3/4 cup 3% hydrogen peroxide
1/4 cup lemon juice
10-15 drops Young Living Lemon essential oil
7 cups water
1/4 cup baking soda in each load

Directions

Combine first four ingredients in a container capable of holding 1/2 gallon or more.

Shake well before use.

Use one cup per load and wash with hot water for best results.

Add 1/4 cup baking soda to each load of laundry.

 

I truly hope you find this helpful in your journey.

XO,
Faith

 

 

*Credit for recipes for Liquid Laundry soap, Natural Laundry soap DIY, DIY fabric softener, and Liquid fabric softener goes to Bren from brendid.com

Pink Himalayan Salt DIY’s

I Love Pink Himalayan salt for multiple reasons, but some of my favorite ways to incorporate it into my life is with simple DIY projects to replace a few of our body care products. I wanted to share with you three of my favorite recipes. Bath soak, scrub, and soap but first let’s talk about why I love himalayan salt!

Why Pink Himalayan Salt?

Some of  the benefits of himalayan salt include:

  • Detoxifies the body by balancing systemic pH
  • Improves hydration by providing trace minerals
  • Improves mineral status of the body
  • Reduces muscle cramps by improving minerals and hydration
  • Helps balance blood sugar
  • Supports hormone balance for everyone, no matter what hormonal issues you face
  • Helps balance blood pressure because it provides unrefined, mineral-rich salt in an ionic solution
  • Improves sleep by supporting blood sugar and hormone balance
  • Acts as a powerful antihistamine
  • Supports weight loss by balancing hormones and improving energy
  • Supports thyroid and adrenal function

Pink Himalayan Bath Soak

1 cup Epsom Salt
1 cup pink Himalayan salt (this is the one I use Fine Pink Himalayan Salt)
1 tsp organic unrefined coconut oil
essential oils of choice (optional) 10-12 drops

  1. place himalayan salt in food processor or bullet and grind until powder
  2. add epsom salt and himalayan salt into a bowl and mix well
  3. add coconut oil and essential oils, mix well
  4. store in airtight container

add 1/4 to 1/2 cup to warm bath

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Some Suggested Essential oils

Eucalyptus and Peppermint = sinus clearing

Lavender and Bergamot = Relaxation

Lemon and Rosemary = restful mind

Panaway and Lavender = relaxed muscles

Black Pepper, Marjoram, and Rosemary = sore muscle relief

Lavender and Eucalyptus = unwind

 

Pink Himalayan Scrub 

This one I use as a face scrub twice a week, it is also great as a body scrub. I mix mine in a 4 oz mason jar. You will need:
Pink Himalayan Salt
Organic Unrefined Coconut oil
Essential oils of choice (I use Young Living tea tree and Lavender)

  1. place himalayan salt in food processor or bullet and grind until powder
  2. add coconut oil until you’ve reached a creamy consistency, mix well
  3. add essential oils of choice and mix well.

 

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Pink Himalayan scrub shown here next to lavender honey soap.

 

Pink Himalayan Soap

(this will make 4lbs of soap)
22 oz organic unrefined Coconut oil
6 oz Olive oil
2 oz Apricot oil
2 oz Mango Butter (I get mine here Mango Butter)
4-6 oz Pink Himalayan Salt
12 oz Water
4.6 oz lye (I get mine here Lye)
Essential Oils of Choice
mica (I get mine here nurture soap)

I make this as a Hot Process Soap but you can use this for cold process also. I have added mica to give it a pink color, you can add your favorite color choice. Here is two examples of how I have done it in the past. One I added glitter to the top. (always use skin safe glitter)

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2lbs batch

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4lbs batch

*when making soap make sure that the supplies you are using are only used for soap making* You will need a designated crockpot, mixing bowls, stick blender, spatula, kitchen scale, and molds. **If you have never made Hot or Cold Process soap I highly recommend Youtube, there is a ton of videos available to show you the process, also Soap Queen has some great tutorials as well.

  1. measure your coconut oil, olive oil, apricot oil, and mango butter separately and place them in the crockpot. Turn your crock pot on High and allow them to melt. (I usually measure one at a time using the same bowl and just adding to crock pot after each one is measured)
  2. Measure out your water and lye SEPARATELY (I use a disposable red solo cup for my lye, using a new one each time, I throw away after each use. for water I use a glass bowl that is designated for mixing lye)
  3. While oils and butter is melting I mix my water and lye. This is critical NEVER mix water to Lye ALWAYS mix lye to water. slowly mix in a little of the lye at a time I use my spatula, stirring well but slowly. Your water bowl will become hot. Once mixed allow lye water to sit for 5 – 10 min
    *Safety: wear long sleeves, use gloves, and wear a mask when mixing. The fumes that come from the lye will stop within a minute or so. I use the fan from my overhead microwave above stovetop to aid in pulling the fumes out of the house.
  4. Turn your crockpot to low and slowly add in lye water while mixing with stick blender until a thick trace is achieved. *it will look like pudding*
  5. Put your lid on your crockpot and allow soap to cook for 15 min. After 15 min you will want to check your soap to see it’s progress. Your soap will grow in volume, if it starts to spill out of your crockpot stir like crazy to bring it down. It will start to fold in on itself, if you notice browning around the edges stir soap with your spatula so it will cook evenly. Continually check soap every 15 min to see progress. Once your soap looks like mash potatoes your ready for the next step.
    *To ensure that your soap is ready there is two ways to check it. You can use a pH strip to test the levels. It should be showing below a 10 or you can do a zap test, take a small dab of soap and allow it to cool slightly so you won’t burn your tongue. just dab the soap with your tongue if it zaps you it’s not ready and will need to cook a little longer, if you just taste soap it’s ready.
    NOTE: The amount of time that the soap takes in the Crockpot phase can depend on the size and shape of your Crock Pot. The flatter ones meant for roasts may go a bit quicker because the soap will be spread out thinner on the heated surface. For my standard sized Crockpot, 4lbs takes about 50 min to cook.
  6. Turn crockpot off and Add Himalayan salt and stir well to ensure that it’s fully incorporated into your soap. (you will want to work quickly as soap will start to harden)
  7. Add essential oils of choice (or fragrance) for essential oils depending on the essential oil you are using it may take a whole lot for your soap to retain the essential oils scent. To create a candy cane soap I used spearmint and peppermint, it took 30 drops peppermint and 20 drops spearmint. Be sure to stir in well.
  8. Now time to add mica. when using powder mica I use a shot glass add 1/4 full of olive oil and 1-2 scoops mica, mix well. If you want one solid colored soap you may need to add more. There are many ways to add color. One of the simplest ways is to make a small hole in your soap while it’s still in your crockpot and pour in color, then take your spatula a swirl the color making a fairly random pattern. but you have to work quickly.
  9. Using a large spoon or your spatula, transfer the soap into your mold, tapping the mold down on the counter in between each scoop, so you don’t have air pockets in your soap.
  10. Allow your soap to sit in mold for 24 hours.
  11. After 24 hours you may remove from mold and cut, although I find that in the winter even here in AZ you may need to let it sit for another 48 hours once demolded. to allow for it to completely set.

 

XO
Faith

DIY Winter Wellness

With winter fast approaching I wanted to share with you some of the small easy DIY staples that my family and I use. Hand purifier, rice sock, bath soak, and tea. Not only are these great for home but make a super nice gift basket.

The hand purifier we use daily, it’s simple to make and very convenient to carry in your purse, car, or backpack.  I got my containers, vitamin E, and AloeVera from Amazon, here: On the Go Containers  Aloe Vera Gel  Vitamin E

For the Rice sock, we love this simple little thing, you can tie it off at the end, sew it closed with machine or hand sew it, whichever is easiest for you. When we need heat for aching muscles we throw it in the microwave in 30 second intervals until warm, if we need it cold; toss it in the freezer for 20-30 min.
(note I have not had the rice burn in the microwave but you could add a tsp water to the sock before microwaving to ensure it doesn’t)
What you will need:
Plain Rice
: you can find this typically at Dollar Store or will be cheapest at local retailer. If you need gluten free this is an option: Gluten Free
Sock: I got mine at the local Dollar store, Any sock will work. I prefer to use adult size. Like these: Fun Socks you can also use one of the fuzzy socks.
Bath soak, I love my hot baths in the winter. This bath soak is one of my favorites for winter. I use a mason jar to store them in, but any airtight container will do. I use Young Living oils.
What you will need:

Epsom salts:Epsom Salts
Baking Soda: baking soda
Essential oils: Essential oils information
Wellness tea, I love this not only in the winter but year round. You can use whatever your favorite tea is. I choose organic unfiltered raw honey. I get ours from a local beekeeper…oh it’s delicious and good for you!

what you need:
Tea Variety pack tea

Honey Raw Honey
Cute coffee mug!
Essential Oils

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XOXO,
Faith

All Natural Aluminum Free pit paste

I have been traditional deodorant free for more than a year now. I have been making my own pit paste, a version of primal paste but at the fraction of the cost. My previous recipe used beeswax and baking soda which worked awesome but I couldn’t use it without a little irritation after shaving.

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I Revised my pit paste, recipe below. I removed the beeswax and baking soda. Some found the baking soda too abrasive. This one is made with Shea butter, coconut oil, arrowroot, kaolin clay, and essential oils.

  • Essential Oils: I used lavender for its skin loving and  a Young Living’s blend called purification for the stink elimination.
  • Shea butter will not only heal pits, make them softer, help to keep paste solid but will also soften hair for less frequent shaving.
  • Coconut oil for its awesomeness for skin & is the base for this.
  • Kaolin clay is gentle and amazing for sensitive skin.

Glides on smooth, no staining, lasts all day, aluminum free all natural protection.
all natural deodorant. non-abrasive.

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Ingredients
1/2 cup coconut oil
1/2 cup shea butter
1/2 cup arrowroot
1/2 cup kaolin clay
and essential Oils..I use purification and lavender 12 drops each.

Directions:
1. Melt shea butter in double broiler. (or your can use a mason jar or large measuring glass cup and place in a pan of water)

2. While Shea butter is melting, mix softened coconut oil with powders. (if yours is not soft may need to warm it up a little, but don’t melt it all the way)

3. Once shea butter is melted mix with coconut oil mixture that you have prepared. mix well.

4. Add complete mix to freezer for about 15 min, until edges are solid and center is liquid.

5. Remove from freezer and get out your mixer and add essential oils to mix.

6. Blend all until whipped into a paste. Store in 4 oz glass jar.
Links where I purchased some of my supplies:
Kaolin clay: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001K2HY74/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o01_s01?ie=UTF8&psc=1
Shea Butter: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00RM35FYE/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o01_s02?ie=UTF8&th=1

Arrowroot and coconut oil I purchased at local food store, but you can also find these on amazon.
NOTE: When switching from chemical filled antiperspirants to natural deodorant, you may experience a very sensitive detox period. Some people experience rashes in their armpits and even some pain, though this severe of a reaction is uncommon. If you experience a painful rash due to detoxification, you can use aloe vera gel to help soothe skin during this detox period.

Price Break Down:
Shea Butter 1lb (16oz) @ $8.99  (.56 per oz)
Kaolin Clay 1 Pound @ $9.00 (.56 per oz)
Arrowroot powder 16oz @ $4.49 (.28 per oz)
Coconut Oil 56oz @ $14.98 (.26 per oz)
Lavender EO 15ml @ .9 cents per drop
Purification EO 15ml @  .7 cents per drop

2 oz shea butter = $1.12
2 oz Kaolin clay = $1.12
2 oz arrowroot = $.56
2 oz coconut oil = $.52
12 drops lavender = $1.08
12 drops purification = $.84
TOTAL: $5.24

A little goes a long way, just need a pea size amount. This 4 oz jar will last months for both my husband and I.

Wishing you a great day and thanks for reading!
XOXO
Faith