Friday, February 6, 2015

Wormwood Herb & Desmodium Caudatum Herbal Handmade Soap

Let's take a look at some of the benefits of the base ingredients, essential oils, and additives that we used in this Wormwood Herb & Desmodium Caudatum Herbal Handmade Soap:   
Wormwood & Desmodium Caudatum Handmade Soap

  • Olive Oil: Olive Oil is a nourishing oil used extensively for its healing properties from ancient times to the present.
  • Coconut Oil: Coconut Oil is used for hair care, skin care, stress relief, cholesterol level maintenance, weight loss, boosted immune system, proper digestion and regulated metabolism
  • Palm Oil: Palm oil contains the hard to find tocotrienols, which are members of the vitamin E family. The common form of vitamin E, tocotrienols, has long been used to treat many skin ailments and is found in many anti-aging products.
  • Castor Oil: Castor Oil has been used for gastrointestinal remedy, antimicrobial (antibacterial, antiviral, and antifungal), labor stimulants, anti-inflammatory and analgesic, and immune system and lymphatic stimulant
  • Macadamia Oil: Macadamia Oil aids in the overall strength of the body’s bones, tissues and cells through the quantities of magnesium that it provides. Magnesium also supports nerve and muscle functions and stabilizes heart rhythm.
  • Palmarosa Essential Oil: Palmarosa oil could be used with good effect on the skin, for nervous and stress-related problems and for the digestive system.
  • Petitgrain Bigarade Essential Oil: Petitgrain oil helps with nervous problems, soothes aches and pains, and helps clear and tone the skin.
  • Tea Tree Essential Oil: Tea tree oil is one of the most powerful immune stimulant oils and helps fight infections of all kinds and helps clear the skin.
  • Cedarwood Essential Oil: Cedarwood oil benefits the skin by its sedating ability which relieves itching. Its astringent action is great for acne and oily skin.
  • Wormwood Herb: Wormwood herb improve blood circulation, pain relieve , improve local circulation , and increase immunity.
  • Desmodium Caudatum: In folk medicine in China, Desmodium caudatum has been used to treat febrile diseases, rheumatic arthritis, and bacillary dysentery.

Here is the recipe for Wormwood Herb & Desmodium Caudatum Herbal Handmade Soap:

Base IngredientsGrams (g)Ounces (oz)Percentage (%)
Olive Oil2408.4734%
Coconut Oil1103.8816%
Palm Oil1505.2921%
Castor Oil301.064%
Macadamia Oil702.4710%
Cocoa butter1003.5314%
TOTAL (Oil)70024.69100%

Wormwood Herb & Desmodium Caudatum Herbal: A total of 20 grams
Superfat 5% (Olive Oil)351.23
Lye (NaOH)1013.56
Distilled Water2368.32

Essential Oils: A total of 23ml (approximately 23 drops) mixed of the following:
  • Palmarosa Essential Oil
  • Petitgrain Bigarade Essential Oil
  • Tea Trees Essential Oil
  • Cedarwood Essential Oil
  • Wormwood Herb Powder