Bug Away Handmilled Soap Recipe with Citronella Essential Oil

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Try this easy bug away handmilled soap recipe with citronella essential oil and wash your way to superhero bug repelling power!

Bug Away Handmilled Soap Recipe with Citronella Essential Oil! Try this easy bug away handmilled soap recipe with citronella essential oil and wash your way to superhero bug repelling power!

Bug Away Handmilled Soap Recipe with Citronella

Ingredients:

1 cup grated Castile soap
1/2 cup water
10 drops citronella essential oil
5 drops eucalyptus essential oil
1 T. dried, crushed pennyroyal leaves

Instructions:

Mix the ingredients into the melted soap/water mixture. With an electric mixer, whip the soap until it has doubled in volume. Spoon the soap into the prepared molds, pushing it into the molds as best you can (the beating action cools the mix, so work quickly). If the mixture has cooled off and thickened so much you can’t put it into the molds, hand mold the soap into large balls.

You can purchase organic essential oils and herbs from Mountain Rose Herbs.

About Rebecca D. Dillon

Rebecca D. Dillon is a soapmaker, DIY-er and blogger whose life is controlled daily by a dachshund. You can find more of her amazing skin care recipes at The Nourished Life blog as well as right here on Soap Deli News. Or subscribe to Soap Deli News blog here in order to receive email updates.

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