Colloidal Oatmeal Recipe

Colloidal Oatmeal (Avena sativa) is a natural product which helps soothe and soften dry skin and relieve itchy skin rashes and irritations.

To produce colloidal oatmeal, whole oats are very finely ground. This enables the grain to readily absorb liquid. When the colloidal oatmeal is added to bath water, it almost instantly gives a slightly milky, almost slimy consistency to the water, which then coats the skin, moisturizing, softening, and protecting it. The emollient, or skin-softening, properties of oat products come from ingredients in the oatmeal such as cellulose and fiber.

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Herbal Infusion How-To

You may have heard or seen the term herbal infusion or herb-infused oil on a soap label or recipe, but didn’t quite know what it was. Here’s a simple recipe for infusing your favorite herb or botanical into an oil.

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