How to Easily Make a Natural Homemade Antiseptic Soap
I like to make my own soaps and in the past I already wrote about how to make your own fragrant homemade lavender soap. Due to the popularity of my other post I decided to write another post about how to make your own antiseptic soap.
This is an easy to make antiseptic soap that makes a fantastic hand and body wash because it contains tea tree and thyme essential oils, that have anti fungal and anti bacterial properties. It is also excellent to treat or prevent fungal infections like vaginal yeast infections, athlete’s foot and ringworm. If you are interested to learn more about the amazing health benefits of tea tree oil, read my other post about the top 5 medicinal uses for tea tree oil.
Homemade Antiseptic Soap Recipe
300 g olive oil based soap (Castile soap)
500 ml water
5 tbsp almond oil (or olive/jojoba/avocado oil)
2 tsp tea tree essential oil
30 drops thyme essential oil
4 tbsp dried marigold (calendula) flowers (optional)
Grate the soap into a glass bowl and add the water. Place the bowl over a pan of boiling water on a low heat (bain-marie) and stir until the soap melts. Add the almond oil, the two essential oils and the dried flowers, and mix thoroughly. Pour the mixture into a soap mold and leave to cool and set. Once set, wrap the soap in greaseproof paper and leave to dry in a cool place.
How to use the soap? wash the affected areas with the soap once or twice a day, or as required. Rinse off well.
Storage – store in a cool dark place wrapped in greaseproof paper. Keeps for up to 1 year.
If you love using essential oils, you can find useful information in my e-book Magical Aromatherapy. This e-book will help you to discover the power of essential oils and the most effective ways to use them: