Calm & Grounded Coconut Body Butter
What you put on your
skin should be just as healthy as what you put in your body. Coconut oil is a
natural moisturizer; lavender is known for its relaxing and calming effect; and
patchouli is an amazing essential oil for staying grounded during hectic times.
A fragrant and beneficial combination! Makes four 4-ounce jars.
- 1 cup Nutiva Virgin
- ¾ cup Nutiva Refined Virgin
- ½ (5 millileter)
bottle Veriditas Lavender Essential Oil
- 6 drops Veriditas Patchouli
- Start with all
ingredients at room temperature (coconut oil should be solid).
- Scoop coconut
oil into a large bowl or the basin of a stand mixer. Add essential oils.
- Using a mixer
with whip attachment, mix on medium speed until ingredients are well combined,
about 2 minutes. Increase speed to high and whip until the texture transforms
from a solid “butter” to an airy, whipped soufflé.
- Divide between
four 4-ounce glass mason jars. Because this body butter contains no water, it
will remain stable at room temperature for up to 3 months. Apply liberally and
Try these other essential oil options and have an assortment
of healing body butters!
- Stress Relief:
Lavender and Clary Sage essential oils
- Positive Energy:
Bergamot and Lime essential oils
- Uplifting: Orange and
Ylang-Ylang essential oils
Tip: If you’d like a
stronger scent, add a few more drops of the essential oils.