Some good herbal recipe from Mountain Rose Blog include massage oils, sunscreen, shampoo poweder and soap. The blog published the top 10 most popular posts for 2014 natural body care formulas, herbal medicines and botanical scents in January, 2015. Detailed descriptions of ingredients are on the website.
DIY Massage Oils combine a favorite essential oil with a neutral carrier or herbal infused essential oil. Herbal Sunscreen recipe combines calendula oil, aloe vera gel, neem oil, sesame oil and coconut oil, as well as beeswax, cocoa butter, shea butter, lavender essential oil and vitamin E oil.
Herbal Oxymel is added to sparkling water or used on pancakes and fresh greens. Basic ingredients are apple cider vinegar and raw honey. Medicinal herbs of choice are added.
Herbal Dry Shampoo Powders are made from light colored or dark colored herbal powders. Different herbal powders and essential oils are used, depending upon personal preferences. Easy Herbal Hand Soap is made from distilled water and liquid castille soap. Vegetable glycerine is optional. Essential oils are added depending upon personal preferences.
DIY Herbal Deodorant combines baking soda, arrowroot powder, cocoa butter, shea butter and vitamin E oil with essential oils of choice.
Cayenne and St. Johns Wort Salve, used to relieve muscle and joint aches, contains St John's Wort infused oil, cayenne powder and beeswax.
Revitalizing Solid Perfume Aroma Blend base ingredients are almond oil, grapeseed oil, vitamin E oil and beeswax. Essential oils such as lemon, eucalyptus, cinnamon leaf, rosemary or lavender are added as desired. Silky Rose Face and Body Lotion ingredients are grapeseed oil, coconut oil, cocoa butter, rosehip seed oil, vitamin E oil, beeswax, aloe vera, rose hydrosol, Aphrodite aroma oil and Peru balsam oil.
Holy Basil Sipping Vinegar is a combination of vinegar, sugar, and plant matter. A vinegar of choice is infused with Holy basil and mixed with sparkling water, club soda, soda water, seltzer, sparkling wine or tea.