Friday, December 12, 2008

Basil-Citrus Watermint Soap

A pretty soap, speckled with peppermint, and naturally colored peachy-amber by the 5 Fold Valencia Orange oil.

15 oz. sweet almond oil
12 oz. avocado oil
3 oz. babassu oil
3 oz. castor oil
12 oz. cocoa butter, deodorized or ultra-refined (no chocolate scent)
16 oz. coconut oil,
76 degree 8 oz. palm oil
5 oz. shea butter
12 oz. sunflower seed oil
Lye (NaOH): 12.5 oz. by weight

Water: 33 fluid oz.

Fragrance: 1 oz. basil essential oil, 1/2 oz. spearmint essential oil, 1/2 oz. peppermint essential oil, 1 oz. 5 Fold Valencia orange essential oil. Add 1-2 tablespoons of dried peppermint, cut and sifted, if you like.

Yield: about 8 lbs. of soap See our safe soaping instructions


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