Benefits: Aids in circulation of overworked feet. Moisturizes and softens while it soothes and restores tired aching feet.
– Makes 2 treatments –
- 4 tbsp. aloe vera gel
- 4 tsp. grated beeswax
- 2 tsp. honey
- 2 tsp. fresh mint, optional
- 6 drops peppermint essential oil
- 2 drops arnica oil
- 2 drops camphor oil
- 2 drops eucalyptus oil
Rinse mint leaves and place on a paper towel to dry. Grind mint using coffee grinder (or by hand using mortar and pestle). Set aside. Melt beeswax using a small double boiler. In a microwave safe glass bowl combine aloe vera and honey, mix well. Stir in beeswax. Let cool. Add mint and oils stirring until completely mixed. Apply after bath or shower to entire feet and toes. Store remaining feet treat in covered in cool place away from sun or heat.
Note: Honey should not be fed to infants under one year of age. Honey is a safe and wholesome food for children and adults.
by Nathan Kotny
Courtesy of The National Honey Board: For more recipes using honey visit www.honey.com