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Simple Soapmaking Recipe for Rosemary Essential Oil Soap
Olive Oil Soap Recipe
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Rosemary Essential oil soap
Aromatherapy Essential oils Guide.
How to make natural soap.
Ingredients for Rosemary Essential Oil Soap, all weighed out on a scale.
20 oz of Olive oil
2.5 oz Lye
7.5 oz Water
20 drops of Essential Oil
3 tablespoons chopped herb.
Equipment that you need .
2 wooden spoons
Eye protection and rubber gloves (health and safety !)
Plastic cartons or silicone cake moulds.
Soapmaking instructions for making homemade soap recipes Rosemary Essential Oil Soap
1. Put water into jug, place jug in sink.
2.Open window, don eye-protection and rubber gloves.
3.Gently sprinkle lye into the water, mix gently,with wooden spoon, it will get very hot.
Take care not to splash it about
4.Leave the jug in the sink.
5.Heat the oil in the steel pan, over a gentle heat until it reaches 110F, use the candy thermometer.
6.Test lye temperature when it is also 110F, gently add into the heated oil.
7.Mix lye and oil together using the stick blender.....carefully !
8.When the mixture resembles creamy custard and is at the point where a drizzle of the mix will lay briefly on top of the mixture, "trace" has been reached.
9.Add your essential oil and chopped herb and give a brief final mix with the stick blender.
Thats It !
Now pour the mixture into your chosen mould.
Smooth down mix.
Cover with greaseproof paper.
Wrap blankets over the top and walk away for 2 days.
After 48 hours, take out of the moulds.
Place onto greaseproof paper and leave for 5 weeks to "cure".
After 5 weeks your essential oils soap is ready.
Enjoy your gorgeous handmade rosemary olive oil soap !!
If you have enjoyed making your Rosemary Olive Oil Soap Bar, why not follow the links below to discover how to use essential oils in your home, for beauty and health, for cooking, for cleaning, in soapmaking and also how to grow herbs.
Go to the Make Soap page for more homemade soap recipes, see the link below to try some easy Olive Oil soap recipes.
All of the recipes use only Olive Oil, Essential Oils and Herbs, there are many to choose from, if you would like know more about each respective herb or oil take a look at the navigation bar on the left-hand side of the page to find out more.
Go to the What is Lye ? page
Go to the Safety Precautions for using Lye page
Go to the Uses for Olive Oil page
Go to Health Benefits of using Olive Oil
How to make olive oil soap.......simply just click here .
Go to Rosemary Herb Introduction page from Rosemary Essential Oil Soap