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Diaper Cream

Janice Cox, author of Natural Beauty from the Garden shared this recipe with StorkNet during her guest interview with us:

Diaper Rash Cream:

  • 2 tablespoons soy lecithin
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon apricot kernel oil
  • teaspoon vitamin E oil
  • cup distilled water

Mix together the lecithin, coconut oil, apricot kernel oil, and vitamin E oil. Heat this mixture gently until the coconut oil is liquefied. Gently heat the water until it is roughly the same temperature as the oil mixture. Pour the lecithin mixture into a blender and start stirring. Slowly add the warm water and blend on high until the mixture is thick and creamy. Pour the cream into a clean container and allow it to cool completely, stirring occasionally.

To use: apply a small amount on to your baby's clean bottom before diapering.

Yield: 6-ounces

Janice Cox has been making her own beauty treatments for over twenty-five years. She is the author of three books on Natural Beauty: Natural Beauty at Home, Natural Beauty for All Seasons, and Natural Beauty from the Garden all published by Henry Holt and Company in New York. Her books contain over 600 recipes for Body, Bath and Hair Care products.

Visit StorkNet's interview with Janice Cox for more recipes and information on home beauty care.

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