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Herbal Baby Powder

This gentle and silky soft baby powder can be used between changes to wick moisture and freshen the diaper area.  It can also be used under the chin, arms and other sweet baby folds to keep the skin fresh and dry.

Tools Needed: 

Herb grinder (can be a coffee bean grinder, mortar & pestle, Vitamix, etc.), sifter, mixing bowl & a powder shaker

Ingredients: 

½ cup Kaolin (white) Clay
½ cup Arrowroot powder
1 Tsp dried Lavender Flowers
1 Tsp dried Calendula Flowers
1 Tsp dried Chamomile Flowers

Calendula is soothing & healing for the skin, anti-inflammatory and anti-fungal 

Lavender is antibacterial and soothing for the skin as it reduces redness & irritation

Chamomile is calming to the nervous system and anti-inflammatory

Directions:  

Combine kaolin clay and tapioca starch together in a mixing bowl.  Put lavender, chamomile & calendula flowers into grinder and grind into a very fine powder.  Sift into the bowl and mix together with clay and tapioca starch.

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