Rosemary ~ Mint Soap Balls
Adapted from Herbal Body Book by Stephanie Tourles
The scent of this simple, natural "ugly" soap is invigorating and fresh. It's especially nice to use during the warm weather months. This recipe makes several hand-rolled soap balls, depending on how big (or small) you want them to be. You can also make 2 round or square cakes of soap instead, if you wish.
Two 3.5 oz. glycerin soap bars, grated
2 tbsp. ground oatmeal
1 tbsp. dried organic rosemary
1 tbsp. dried organic mint
10 drops organic rosemary essential oil
1 tbsp. anhydrous lanolin
1 tbsp. sweet almond oil
Oil for hands
Melt soap, lanolin and oil on low heat in a double boiler or a small saucepan until softened, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat and stir in remaining ingredients.
While the soap mixture is still hot and soft, roll into balls (with oiled hands) about the size of a lime. Cool on wax paper.