An Aromatic Cooling Summer Gel

by Jade Shutes

Summer Cooling Gel

For: Sunburn / Heat rash / Hives / Inflamed Skin

Ingredients (2)


  • 1/2 cup aloe vera gel
  • 1 tbsp German chamomile hydrosol
  • 1 tbsp Witch hazel hydrosol
  • 1.5 tbsp plantain/chickweed herbal oil (*can use calendula or just plantain herbal oil too)
  • 5 drops German chamomile essential oil
  • 7-10 drops Lavender essential oil

Steps to make:

1. In a glass measuring cup or bowl combine aloe vera gel, hydrosols and herbal oil together. Use a stainless steel whisk to mix ingredients.

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2. Add essential oils and whisk until well combined.


3. Apply to areas of sunburn, inflamed skin or on hives.  Cooling, anti-inflammatory, relieves stress from itchiness or pain too!


4. Be sure to label, store in a glass jar and keep in refrigerator!