Ingredient Spotlight – Helichrysum


Look how beautiful!

Look how beautiful!

Today I wanted to put one of my favorite essential oils in the spotlight. Can you guess what it is? It is Helichrysum! I love it’s unique scent. Helichrysum smells herbaceous and sweet with a little something spicy. If you have never tried Helichrysum before, I highly recommend giving it a chance. In fact, I think so highly of it, I will be making some samples of our Body Butter Base with our Helichrysum Essential Oil!

I’ll even share the recipe. Are you ready? This is super easy!

If you want to make your own product featuring the Helichrysum Essential Oil, I highly recommend giving Mama Julie’s Elbow Stick a whirl. It is a great intensive stick that helps with dry elbows and dry knuckles!

Ingredients
Body Butter Base
Helichrysum Essential Oil
Equipment
Scale
Microwave Safe Container
Spoons
Pipettes


Recipe:

Recipe in Grams
567 grams Body Butter Base
3 grams Helichrysum Essential Oil
Recipe in Ounces
20 oz Body Butter Base
0.1 oz Helichrysum Essential Oil
Recipe in Percentages
99.5% Body Butter Base
0.5% Helichrysum Essential Oil
Finished Body Butter

Finished Body Butter

Weigh the Body Butter Base into a a plastic bag. Add the Helicrysum Essential Oil. Mix well. (This can take some time. Just keep kneading the bag so the scent if fully mixed into the base.) Pipe or spoon the base into jars. Cap, label and enjoy!
Taylor

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About Taylor

I’m a twenty something happy, animal loving, curious experimenter. I love reaching back into history and trying old recipes for cosmetics or foods. I’m constantly asking “Why?” My curiosity has me trying new things. I love taking walks with my dog as well as staying at home to cuddle with the dog and my cats. Some of my favorite scents include Hinoki Wood, Rose Garden, Jasmine and Gladiator.

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