Create a simple vapor rub to help sniffly noses breathe a little easier and avoid harmful products in commercial blends like petroleum jelly. Please note the use of EOs in this mix that may not be appropriate for children under 3 years.

4 tsp beeswax beads
2 T cocoa butter
8 T coconut oil
20 drops each of rosemary,
peppermint, and eucalyptus
essential oils


Melt beeswax and cocoa butter in a double boiler Once melted turn off the heat and add coconut oil and essential oils
Pour into a clean glass jar with a tight fitting lid Makes about 3/4 cup
Can be stored at room temperature for up to 1 year

Ingredient Benefits:
Beeswax: the base to this salve. a natural alternative to other waxes and thickeners. does not have moisturizing qualities
Cocoa Butter: moisturizes and heals
Coconut Oil: carrier oil
Rosemary Essential Oil: antiseptic, helps open nasal passageways
Peppermint Essential Oil: helps to open nasal passageways
Eucalyptus Essential Oil: potent antiseptic, antiviral, and decongestant