Basic Balm recipe
3 TB grated white beeswax
(can use yellow beeswax pellets, but it takes a little longer to melt)
1/2 c apricot oil
(or oil of your choice, ie: apricot, almond, sunflower, etc)
2 TB fractionated coconut oil
(or oil of your choice, ie: fractionated coconut oil, jojoba, grapeseed, etc)
Melt in double boiler*, remove from heat, add oils and pour into containers. It makes about 7 tins per batch and I recommend 8-10 drops of oil per 1oz metal tin.
Use for lips, elbows, heels, cuticles, hands or on any dry skin. Wonderful as a perfume balm too.
(For an entire batch of “Ellie's blend” which is an amazing smelling blend for a skin support balm and also for hand or foot warming balm, I mixed for a friend of mine, I used 15 clove, 15 Cypress and 31 wild orange, so roughly 60 drops for an entire batch depending on essential oils used.)
* Or you can use a 4 cup Pyrex measuring cup hooked over the edge of a sauce pan, like I do!