Make Your Own Vapor Rub ~ All Natural Respiratory Relief

Simple Supplies:
1/2 cup olive oil
2 Tbsp. shredded beeswax (or 1/8 cup)
40 drops of Breathe Respiratory Blend (Note: You could probably replace this with a blend of either laurel leaf, peppermint, eucalyptus, melaleuca, rosemary, ravensara and/or thyme essential oils totaling 40 drops if you already have an oil collection.)
How to Make:

If you have a double boiler, melt together the olive oil and beeswax. If you don't have a double boiler, put a heatproof glass inside a simmering pot of water and place ingredients inside the glass vessel (this is what we do using our pyrex measuring cups). Carefully stir the contents until mixture is nice and smooth.
Once everything is melted, remove from heat. Wait two minutes and then add in your essential oils. Stir well. Pour immediately into glass jars or tins since the mixture will begin to solidify.
Place any leftover salve inside a small container (like a discarded lip balm case) for a convenient travel size. This should keep through the next season if stored in a cool, dark location.
How to Use:

Use like you would any vapor rub by applying to chest, lung and neck area. Take a deep breath as the salve is penetrating your skin. I also use this for my allergy attacks and it really helps to stop the sneezing!


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