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Lemon and Tea Tree Foot Balm

33 views  •  29 May 2024
Natural Skin Care
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How To Make Lemon And Tea Tree Foot Balm

The is a lovely simple recipe that I find really helps my feet and brightens my soul. It is great for feet that are particularly dry or even cracked. We use kokum butter because it is very good at softening hard skin on feet. But we could of course use shea butter. Try making a batch with both and let us know what difference you experience.

The essential oils we use here are excellent for the feet. Both are antibacterial and antiseptic and both smell divine.

Peppermint again would be an excellent choice for this wonderful similar qualities and also its cleansing and refreshing smell. Try mixing the peppermint with the lemon and leaving out the tea tree oil.

Comfrey is often used in natural skincare recipes to help with the healing of damaged skin. So is very good to use on your feet. Comfrey also has soothing and anti-inflammatory qualities and contains special proteins good for skin regeneration. 

To apply the homemade foot balm, make sure your feet are thoroughly clean and dry first. Then simply work in the foot balm into your foot working all the areas where the skin is tougher. The lemon and tea tree foot balm can be a little greasy, so maybe consider applying the balm in the evening and then popping some clean cotton socks before bed. Then let the balm work on your feet as you sleep. 


Instructions for lemon and tea tree foot balm

  • 15g beeswax
  • 20g cocoa butter
  • 2 tablespoons or 30ml almond oil
  • 10g coconut oil
  • 2 teaspoons or 10ml comfrey oil
  • 10g kokum butter or shea butter
  • 1 teaspoon or 5ml vitamin E
  • 10 drops lemon oil
  • 10 drops tea tree oil

Equipment

  • double boiler
  • metal spoon
  • 100ml jar
Lemon and Tea Tree Foot Balm

To Start Making Our Lemon And Tea Tree Foot Balm

Step One

First set up your double boiler. Now we can pop in the beeswax and start melting it.
Lemon and Tea Tree Foot Balm

Continue Add Ingredients To Our Lemon And Tea Tree Foot Balm

Step Two

Now we can add in the coconut oil and almond oil. Now stir then with the spoon gently. We want to make sure everything is liquid.
Lemon and Tea Tree Foot Balm

Next Add All The Remaining Ingredients Into Our Lemon and Tea Tree Foot Balm

Step Three

Now is the time to remove the bowl from the heat. Finally we can add in the remaining ingredients. Continue mixing until everything is completely stirred in and mixed.
Lemon and Tea Tree Foot Balm

Finish Making Lemon and Tea Tree Foot Balm

Step Four

Finally all we need to do is carefully pour the lemon and tea tree foot balm mixture into our jar and then allow it to completely cool and thicken.

A nice simple recipe. Let us know in the comments down below how you get on.
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