This DIY Chest Rub recipe is one you will want to make to have on hand at all times. Use it before a workout, during the winter months, or before taking a flight. It can also be applied to your little one’s chest just before bedtime to promote a restful night. The Ravintsara in this recipe has an uplifting eucalyptus/camphor aroma that supports the respiratory system and brings cooling relief. Studies show that Lavender can promote a restful night’s sleep. Beeswax is included in this recipe to help solidify the balm.
3 Tablespoons beeswax pellets 1/3 cup organic unrefined coconut oil 20 drops Ravintsara essential oil 10 drops Lavender essential oil 8 drops Frankincense essential oil
Directions Place beeswax and coconut oil in a double boiler over low heat. Stir frequently just until melted. Allow the mixture to cool slightly, and carefully add essential oils. Stir gently. If the mixture starts to solidify, simply warm the saucepan over low heat until liquid again. Carefully pour into a glass jar and allow it to solidify overnight. Use Apply liberally to chest, neck, and vita flex points on feet. Avoid areas where skin is broken.
(source Dr. Lindsey Elmore)