Spring Relief Menthol Butter 2

I have felt so bad for Andee since she sprained her ankle. She hobbles around here doing what she can without her ankle paining her. 🙁 I decided to make a menthol cream to give her some relief. This butter also makes a great way to start spring. I wanted a butter that would hold its shape well in the jar but could easily and gently be rubbed into the skin. A gentle massage really helps ease muscle tension. The menthol in the butter is extremely light. This butter will not force anyone to pick it up with a nine foot pole. (Not even Mr. Grinch.) I didn’t want such a strong cooling affect that would compel the wearer to wash it off their skin. Instead, I wanted a product that would make anyone willing to use, even if they are not part of the Mint Fan Club. Let’s head to the kitchen to make this Spring Relief Menthol Butter. 

Collect Needed Materials:

Shea Oil
Cocoa Butter, Deodorized
Olive Butter
Golden Jojoba
Stearic Acid
Menthol Crystals
Microwave Safe Container
Containers for Finished Butter


Recipe in Grams
60 grams Shea Oil
40 grams Cocoa Butter, Deodorized
60 grams Olive Butter
30 grams Golden Jojoba
50 grams Stearic Acid
.2 grams Menthol Crystals
Recipe in Ounces
2.12 ounces Shea Oil
1.41 ounces Cocoa Butter, Deodorized
2.12 ounces Olive Butter
1.06 ounces Golden Jojoba
1.76 ounces Stearic Acid
.01 ounces Menthol Crystals
Recipe in Percentages
24.9% Shea Oil
16.6% Cocoa Butter, Deodorized
24.9% Olive Butter
12.4% Golden Jojoba
20.8% Stearic Acid
.08% Menthol Crystals

Weigh everything except the Menthol Crystals into a microwave safe container. Heat gently until liquid. Add Menthol Crystals. Stir occasionally as the mixture cools down. When the mixture is cool, cream the oils together as you would cream butter and sugar together. Scoop the mixture into containers and enjoy!


Finished Butter on Finger

Weighing Oils

Weighing Oils

Weighing Menthol Crystals

Adding Stearic, I almost forgot it!

Creaming Butter

Creamed Butter

Finished Butter

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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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2 thoughts on “Spring Relief Menthol Butter

  • bluebutterflz

    I got this sample of this in the mail today! And am in love with it. I was suprise with how firm it was until it came in contact with your skin. Honestly at first I didn’t like it. I seemed too greasy. But after really massaging it in and allowing it to asorb into the skin I was amazed with how soft and silky it left my skin. So with that said I will most definitely be trying this recipe.

    Does this need a preservative in it for selling? And if so would optiphen work? That is what I have on hand.

    Also could I sub the olive butter with shea or mango? I dont have olive butter just yet.

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  • Taylor Post author

    No. This does not need a preservative for personal use. You don’t have any water. You can save your preservative for when you need it. For selling, I would use a preservative just for peace of mind. You never know what people do with the finished product at home!

    Shea or Mango Butter would work just fine in this recipe. Hope you have a blast!


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