Green Tea Infused Ointment for Dry Skin

I recently posted a recipe of how to infuse almond oil with skin healing loose leaf tea and herbs. 

I have used this infused oil as the main ingredient in which to create an ointment for dry skin. 

Both the infused oil and infused ointment contain only natural ingredients, unlike some shop bought varieties which can contain chemicals.


The recipe for the tea infused oil contains almond oil, sencha green tea, calendula flowers and burdock root. 

Almond oil for keeping skin soft and supple. 

Sencha green tea for its anti-oxidants.

Calendula flowers and burdock root for anti-fungal and anti-septic properties.

This sencha green tea infused oil can be used in many ways to nourish the skin and hair.

A favourite of mine, is by mixing one teaspoon of grainy sugar to two teaspoons of the oil and use as an exfoliating face scrub. 

The oil can be used directly on the skin, hair, nails and it also wonders on dry chapped lips. 


What is Beeswax?

I have used beeswax in this ointment as it is a natural by-product made by honeybees. 

The worker honeybees produce this wax in their abdominal glands and then it is discarded in the hive. It is used for protection within the hive, and also to preserve the honey. 

Unlike petroleum jelly, beeswax allows the skin to breathe and will not clog the pores. And as such is safe for use on the face.

Just like honey, beeswax is incredibly beneficial to the skin. 


Here I have created a wonderfully soothing ointment for the face and body. It creates a nourishing barrier for dry skin. 

I have added a few drops of chamomile oil, however, some other essential oils could work too.

I have chosen camomile as the essential oil here as it contains anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory properties which may help to relieve allergies and skin complaints. 

If a more uplifting scent is desired, a few drops of peppermint essential oil could be used as an alternative.


INGREDIENTS

200ml Infused Oil - see here

20g Grated Beeswax

2 Drops of Camomile Essential Oil

 METHOD

1. Fill a pot with water and bring to the boil. Place a heatproof bowl over the simmering water below.

2. Very slowly pour the grated beeswax into the bowl, stirring continuously until the wax has melted completely. This may take 5-10 minutes.

3. Add the tea infused oil and the camomile essential oil. 

4. Continue to stir and combine all the ingredients for a further 5 minutes.

5. Carefully pour the melted ointment into a clean glass jar. 

Enjoy your soothing ointment for dry skin once it has cooled completely :)


Soothing Green Tea Infused Ointment for Dry Skin


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Green Tea Infused Ointment for Dry Skin

Green Tea Infused Ointment for Dry Skin

The recipe for the tea infused oil contains almond oil, sencha green tea, calendula flowers and burdock root...
prep time: 2 hourcook time: 15 Mtotal time: 2 H & 15 M

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How to cook Green Tea Infused Ointment for Dry Skin

Instructions
  1. Fill a pot with water and bring to the boil. Place a heatproof bowl over the simmering water below.
  2. Very slowly pour the grated beeswax into the bowl, stirring continuously until the wax has melted completely. This may take 5-10 minutes.
  3. Add the tea infused oil and the camomile essential oil.
  4. Continue to stir and combine all the ingredients for a further 5 minutes.
  5. Carefully pour the melted ointment into a clean glass jar.
  6. Enjoy your soothing ointment for dry skin once it has cooled completely :)
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