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How to Make an All-Natural Antiseptic Ointment

Homemade Antiseptic

Today I am going to share with you how to make an all-natural first-aid antiseptic that you can easily make at home. This homemade antiseptic has excellent antibacterial properties to treat everyday cuts, scrapes and abrasions just as you would with any tube of over the counter ointment.

Antiseptic Ointment 

1-1/2 ounces beeswax, grated
1/4 teaspoon vitamin E oil
1/2 teaspoon tea tree oil
Ingredient Properties
Tea tree oil: antibiotic, anti-fungal, antiviral, antibacterial
Lavender: analgesic (pain relief), antibiotic, anti-fungal, antiviral, antibacterial
Lemon: antibiotic, antifungal, antiviral, antibacterial
Coconut oil:  anti-inflammatory properties
Vitamin E: Skin healing vitamin


Grated Bees Wax

Step 1. Grate 1-1/2  ounces of beeswax using a cheese grater or just slice thinly with a knife.

Coconut Oil and Bees Wax

Step 2. Add 1 cup coconut oil and the grated beeswax to a pot.

Heating Bees Wax and Coconut Oil

Melted Bees Wax and Coconut Oil

Step 3. Heat the coconut oil and beeswax over a low heat or double boiler until in liquid form. Once in liquid form remove from heat and add the tea tree oil, vitamin E, and essential oils and stir briefly.

Homemade Antiseptic Ointment

Step 4. Pour mixture into sterilized jars. You can use baby food jars or mason jars. Let cool on counter. To sterilize jars either boil for 10 minutes or run through your dishwasher.

All-Natural Antiseptic Ointment

Step 5. Store in a cool, dark place. Use as needed on any cuts, scrapes and abrasions. Lasts for approximately 4 years shelf life.

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