Lip Balm – Apricot & Orange Jam

Lip Balm – Apricot & Orange Jam

Combine 4 ingredients to make this apricot and orange jam lip balm.

What you need

1 tsp beeswax
1 tsp apricot kernel oil
1 tsp calendula oil
5 drops of orange essential oil


Melt the oils and beeswax in a double boiler (pan over a pan of water) on a low heat until the wax is melted. Remove it from the heat and while the mix is still hot add any remaining ingredients such as essential oils or your optional coloring.

Mix all the ingredients together well and while hot pour into suitable pots or containers. Allow to set before use.

Insure all containers are sterile by boiling them to prevent contamination of your lip loss.

If you wish to dye this balm you can use a cosmetic coloring available from home made body product supply stores. You can also use a small amount of store bought lipstick to tint the balm.

Alternatively you can also use colored beeswax or candle dye as it is being used in such a small quantity it will not stain or harm your skin.

Orange Essential oil is widely known as an Uplifting oil and is now being used as an Anxiety aid, to ease both physical and mental fatigue.  Orange essential oil boosts immunity, cures acne and dermatitis, alleviates anxiety, anger, and depression, and treats constipation.

This Orange essential oil  for anxiety – promotes self-confidence, courage, and creativity and is commonly used by students as a study aid.

Anxiety is your body’s natural response to stress.  Anxiety can be normal in stressful situations such as public speaking or taking a test. Anxiety is only an indicator of underlying disease when feelings become excessive, all-consuming, and interfere with daily living, if you feel your anxiety is taking over your life then seek medical help. You do not need to go it alone.

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