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While beeswax and grape seed oil have anti-inflammatory properties, tea tree oil is anti-bacterial and antiseptic; add the astringency of lemon oil for a non-greasy spot ointment.
25g unbleached beeswax pellets
125ml grape seed oil
2 tablespoons jojoba oil
½ teaspoon tea tree oil
½ teaspoon lemon essential oil
Put the beeswax, grape seed oil and jojoba oil in a heat proof measuring jug, and place in a pan of simmering water .
Allow the mixture to melt, stirring occasionally.
Remove from the heat and stir in the tea tree and lemon oil.
Pour into two small pots and allow the mixture to cool and set before before sealing.
Apply small amounts to affected areas of the skin.
N.B. Eye and mouth contact should be avoided.
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