Remember this easy-to-make formula when you have overly-excited children on your hands–or when you could use a good nightís rest yourself!
The author swears by this sweet-smelling balm that you simply apply to the temples before bedtime. She says itís amazingly effective, but gentle enough to pacify even the most irritable, restless little ones.
1/4 cup all-vegetable shortening, at room temperature
10 drops essential oil of orange
2 drops essential oil of ylang-ylang
1 drop essential oil of vanilla (optional)
1. Combine all ingredients in a small bowl and whip together, using a small spatula or whisk.
2. Apply a dab of balm to your temples after cleansing your face and just prior to bedtime. May be used daily, if desired.
3. Store in a glass jar in a cool, dry place for up to three or four months.