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DIY Post-Workout Body Butter

DIY Post-Workout Body Butter

After a long strenuous workout, it’s best to decompress. How you take care of your body after exercise, is just as important as how you take care of your body during exercise. Post-workout drinks and snacks help to replenish energy, and a muscle relieving body butter can encourage a speedy workout recovery.

You provide the post-workout snacks, and our experts at Edens Garden will bring this DIY post-workout body butter. Made with some of the most soothing essential oils available, and skin-nourishing oils and butters, this body butter is your ticket to restored comfort and healing.

Allow Grapefruit, Roman Chamomile and Black Pepper’s muscle-soothing abilities to take a load off, Lemon to help calm rigid nerves, and Sweet Orange, Hemp and Thyme to encourage reduced inflammation all while deeply nourishing your skin. Say goodbye to sore muscles and after-workout pain.

What you need

2 ozAvocado oil

2 ozCoconut oil

1 oz Shea butter

1 oz Cocoa butter

1 oz Soy wax

24 dropsGrapefruit

15 dropsLemon

14 dropsRoman Chamomile

11 dropsSweet Orange

11 dropsHemp

10 dropsBlack Pepper

5 dropThyme

8 oz jar

How to

Yield: 7 oz body butter

Melt the shea butter, cocoa butter and soy wax using a double boiler. Once melted, add Avocado and Coconut carrier oils, and remove from heat. Add the essential oils and transfer to a bowl. Use an emulsion mixer to blend the ingredients until it is a buttery consistency. Once it’s reached this consistency, transfer to the container of your choice.

After the product has been made, perform askin patch test. If no irritation occurs, massage body butter onto sore muscles and joints, or have a partner assist you. Allow the deep, comforting power of this body butter to seep in and help restore your body.

Developed by a certified aromatherapist

Grab The Essentials Here:

Grapefruit Essential Oil from $ 6.95
Grapefruit Essential Oil
Chamomile - Roman Essential Oil from $ 20.95
Chamomile - Roman Essential Oil
Black Pepper Essential Oil from $ 8.95
Black Pepper Essential Oil
Sweet Orange Essential Oil from $ 5.95
Sweet Orange Essential Oil
Hemp Essential Oil from $ 32.95
Hemp Essential Oil
Thyme Essential Oil from $ 7.95
Thyme Essential Oil


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4 Responses

Edens Garden

February 11, 2019

Hi Ellen! Mango butter has a much lower melting point than soy wax, so the body butter would be much softer and melt much easier. You can still use mango butter if you prefer a softer body butter, or you can replace soy wax with another wax such as carnauba or candelilla wax.

Ellen Levesque

February 11, 2019

Could you tell me if something else could be used instead of the soy wax? I would like to use mango butter.

Edens Garden

September 10, 2018

Hi Krista! We purchase ours on Amazon or at Target.

Krista Hilley

September 10, 2018

Where do you purchase the shea butter, cocoa butter and soy wax?

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