body, massage & bath oils use 1/4 to 1 oz essential oil per quart
9 to 18 drops per oz of carrier oil. Bath oils can contain higher
since they will be diluted in bath water
OILS (Base oils)--Use 100% or
combine with others
Sweet--Pale yellow, all skin
rich in protein, cleansing, moisturizing & nourishing. 1 year shelf
life. Use 100% as base oil or 50% with grapeseed or apricot kernel
Vera Extract in vegetable
the skins healing process, a natural sunscreen, effective on dry scalp.
Vera Gel--Not an oil but used as
Healing, soothes sunburn.
Kernel--Pale yellow, similar
to sweet almond oil, high in vitamin A & B, skin repair and
6 month shelf life.
Sulfated (Turkey "red")--Gold in
no scent, Disperses in water, doesn't float on top. Used in bath oils
carry and disperse essential and other oils
Vegetable--Moisture retentive for
lotions. Substitute for alcohol as a preservative. An emulsifier.
green, non-greasy, good choice for massage, oily & problem skin.
vitamins minerals & proteins. 3 month shelf life
yellow, balances oily & dry skin, anti-oxidant, collagen-like
an emulsifier. Good perfume base. Actually a wax, not an oil.
OILS (Base oils)--Use up to 10% to
add their properties
green, heavy oil for all skin types especially dry, dehydrated &
Healing. Lecithin, vitamins A, D, E & protein. 1 year shelf life.
in unsaponifiables which benefits age spots, scars and moisturizing.
2 drops per oz or up to 5%
Seed--Emollient for dry,
scarred or aging skin & damaged hair. Used by Native South
skin types esp.flaking or oily; softens, moistens
E--D-Alpha Tocopherol; 550 I.U.'s
per ml; promotes elasticity; 1ml.(25 drops)an oz. as an anti-oxidant in
Germ--Red/orange; dry, oily or
skin. Add 1/8 ounce per ounce of carrier oil as an anti-oxidant
anti-oxidant for soaps & cosmetics - Rosemary Oil Extract
OILS & BEESWAX
lotions, creams & soaps, or use as they are.
and uncolored. Add essential or fragrance oils, herbal extracts and
carrier or cosmetic oils for the properties desired or use as is. Ingredients
Butter--From the Cacao (chocolate)
tree. Softens skin, thickens creams, good cuticle conditioner, whitens
nails. Use as a base for healing herbal creams & body butters.
at room temperature
Oil--Moisturizer for hair &
softens skin. Melts at body temperature. Similar uses to cocoa butter,
emollient. Reacts with salt to produce soap. Solid at room temperature
barrier, won't allow penetration. Used for lip gloss & hair
etc. in tiny amounts. From sheep's wool
Lanolin--Solid at room
at room temperature
Lanolin--An Edgar Cayce Heritage
Kernel Oil--Similar to Coconut
Used in soaps and as a hardener for other oils. Too much
can be drying. Use no more than 5%. Solid at room temperature
Butter)--Skin softening, conditions hair. From the nut of an African
Add to creams, soap, body butters, shampoo and conditioners. Solid at
Block--Pure, use in lip gloss,
& creams; for sealing corked bottles. Solid at room temperature
Beads--Same uses as beeswax block.
Solid at room temperature
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