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Jewelweed Infused Herbal Soap Recipe

Equipment

  • soap molds
  • 2 bowls
  • Fine mesh strainer or cheesecloth
  • wax paper or dish towel

Ingredients

  • soap base or your favorite DIY natural homemade soap recipe
  • 2 pinches to 1 cup powdered jewelweed
  • 1 cup chopped dried or fresh plantain
  • 3 drops lavender essential oil
  • 8 ounces coconut oil if the soap base does not include or call for a specific amount of the carrier oil

Instructions

  • Place the powdered jewelweed and plantain in a bowl and combine them by stirring in only enough lukewarm water to mix them together thoroughly.
  • Cover the bowl loosely with wax paper or a clean dish towel, and place it in the refrigerator to settle and chill overnight.
  • Strain away the plant matter and keep the greenish brown juice in a clean bowl.
  • Add in all of the other soap ingredients, and stir to combine thoroughly.
  • Mix in the soap base and process by following the ingredients on the package.