Many people are looking for alternatives to the many brands of diaper rash creams on the market. Most of them don’t work, and when they do it takes a week to see results and it leaves a baby’s bottom dry and cloth diapers ruined. If you are looking for an easy recipe for your child’s bottom that’s all natural, easy to make, Eco friendly, and doesn’t leave a messy residue or white film on their clothes, smells great, cheaper than Desitin or Boudreaux's Butt Paste here is a great recipe to try. You will even see results after the first application. This recipe works great for even yeast rashes because it contains tea tree oil which is an anti-fungal, all of the essential oils listed are anti-bacterial. Tea Tree Oil and Eucalyptus Oil are also anti-microbial. An old baby food jar makes a great container to mix it up in and store for use; easy to throw in a diaper bag.
Coconut & Essential Oil Rash Cream Recipe: (Cost to Make: $0.55)
2 Oz of Food Grade Coconut Oil
5 Drop of Pure 99% Tea Tree Oil
10 Drops of Pure 100% Lavender Essential Oil
10 Drops of Pure 100% Eucalyptus Essential Oil
- Measure into the container of choice, put the lid on and shake.
Coconut Oil turns to solid at below 68 degrees and liquid at 72-75 degrees. You may notice it thinner or thicker if you house changes temperature but it still works the same.