Homemade Diaper Rash Cream

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Diaper rash. No matter what we do, it seems babies suffer from diaper rash at some point in their little lives. It’s no fun for anyone involved, but especially a baby’s sensitive tushy.


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I love this homemade diaper rash cream for a few reasons. One, it’s easy to make. And two, it combines two inexpensive, versatile essential oils: lavender and Melaleuca (Tea Tree).

If you have smaller or larger containers, this recipe can be tweaked to work for anything. Just increase or decrease the amounts of the shea butter, coconut oil, and arrowroot powder to your desired amount, but keeping their measurements identical to each other. If you decrease your amount, I would add 5 drops of each oil; if you increase, you could probably go with 10 to 15 drops.


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*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, or cure any disease. I’m just a mom sharing my experience! As always, do what you feel is best for your family. Image sources: youngliving.org



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