La La La Therapy Thursday! I love homemade medicines - today I share a Homemade Vapor Rub with Essential Oils by Simple Green Smoothies. Sure to get that vicks feel without any chemicals 🌱
INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons extra virgin coconut oil 2 tablespoons shea butter, unscented 10–12 drops Eucalyptus Oil (lots! (for ages 3+, use only 3 drops for children)) 10–12 drops Peppermint Oil (lots (for ages 3+, use only 3 drops for children)) 4 drops Rosemary Oil (for use in ages 10+) 4 drops Cinnamon Oil (when making to use for children, use cinnamon leaf instead)
INSTRUCTIONS In a double boiler, gently melt coconut oil and shea butter. Remove from heat and let cool for a few minutes. Stir in the essential oils. Pour into a clean container with tight-fitting lid. Allow to solidify and cool completely before using. Store in a cool, dry place for up to six months. To use rub a small amount between the palms to soften and apply to the chest as needed.