DIY Natural Deodorant with Frankincense for Sensitive Skin

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Thank you for the recipe. Will be trying it right away. Is there any reason you chose bot to use corn starch?

Recipes adapted from: thenerdyfarmwife.com

Ingredients:

  • 4 teaspoons tapioca, potato, or arrowroot starch
  • 50 drops of organic frankincense essential oil
  • 2 tablespoon shea butter
  • 2 teaspoons beeswax (8 grams)
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil

Directions:

  1. First, Make a double boiler using a glass measuring cup.  In the glass measuring cup put shea butter, coconut oil, and beeswax.  Simmer over medium heat until the beeswax is fully melted.
  2. Then, You can make DIY natural deodorant in just 15 minutes and have a gentle and safe solution for body odor and sweat. Frankincense is anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, and antifungal, while being gentle on the skin. It is a first rate essential oil to use near the breasts and lymph nodes with recognized anti-tumor and lymphatic benefits.
  3. Remove from the heat.  Stir in baking soda and starch.  Stir to fully incorporate into the mixture.
  4. Once the mixture is unified, add frankincense essential oil.  Continue stirring until mixture becomes opaque.
  5. Pour into 2 — 2 ounce tins.  Label and date.
  6. DIY deodorant should last 12 months if kept sealed in a cool and dry place, out of direct sunlight.

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