Rose & Eucalyptus Lip Balm
Rose has been used as a medicine since ancient times to treat everything from inflammation to digestion and respiratory issues as well as depression, grief, stress, and tension (NCBI, 2011).
When it comes to the skin, rose is great for:
Moisturizing: opens the skin so that more nutrients may be absorbed
Acne: rose oil kills the bacteria that causes acne
And eucalyptus is a wonderful:
About the Recipe
It takes 22 pounds of rose petals to make one small, 5 ml bottle of rose essential oil — and it costs $245, so we decided to infuse our own rose petals to make a luxurious, soothing lip balm.
Fill LEVO herb pod with rose petals
Add coconut oil to LEVO and set at 170°F for 30 minutes, as recommended by LEVO's infusion calculator
Your coconut oil does not have to be liquified at this point — the LEVO will take care of that for you!
After infusion but while oil is still hot, remove pod & add beeswax pellets and eucalyptus essential oil, then set at 150°F for 5 minutes
Dispense immediately to avoid beeswax hardening
Opportunities for Cannabinoid Infusion
If you'd like to enhance this recipe with cannabinoids, consider using one of the products below. We recommend using between 5-30mg of CBD per serving, depending on your needs and body weight (typically 1-5mg of CBD per 10 lbs of body weight). Remember to always start low and go slow when it comes to cannabinoids, and be sure to read our CBD Safety article and talk to your doctor before incorporating something new into your routine.
Papa & Barkley Essentials Hemp Drops CBD Tincture
If you'd like to enhance your lip balm with cannabinoids, you can add cannabis flower to your LEVO herb pod or add an available tincture to your recipe.
Before dispensing this lip balm into its containers, we added 2 droppers of Papa & Barkley’s full-spectrum CBD tincture to enhance it with the healing properties of CBD.
This tincture is a whole plant extraction made with hemp grown in Colorado and carried in fractionated coconut or MCT oil. It is a lipid infusion, meaning that it uses no solvents in the extraction process and retains a full range of phytonutrients, including all of the plant’s cannabinoids and terpenes. A full dropper of their 450mg bottle contains 30mg of CBD, and the dropper has measurements on the side for easy dosing.
LEVO Oil Infusion Machine
If you're in a legal state or have access to hemp, you can also add available cannabis flower to your LEVO herb pod to infuse the butter in this recipe. To infuse cannabis flower with butter, set your LEVO to 165˚F for 2.5 hours.
Learn more about the LEVO Oil Infusion Machine here!
The product shown here was gifted to Hempsley by LEVO and Papa & Barkley during their Heart of Health Exchange sponsorship. All opinions are our own. Thanks for supporting the brands that support Hempsley!
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. The efficacy of these products have not been confirmed by FDA-approved research. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. All information presented here is not meant as a substitute for or alternative to information from health care practitioners. Please consult your health care professional about potential interactions or other possible complications before using any product. The Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act requires this notice.
The product shown here was gifted to Hempsley by LEVO and Papa & Barkley during their partnership for our Heart of Health Exchange.
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This review was written by Kristen Williams. Copyright Hempsley 2019, All Rights Reserved