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tea tree oil ointment

Tea Tree Oil Ointment


  • 1 cup coconut oil
  • 4 tablespoons beeswax
  • 30 drops citronella essential oil
  • 15 drops eucalyptus essential oil
  • 15 drops peppermint essential oil
  • 15 drops lavender essential oil
  • 15 drops tea tree essential oil
  • 25 Lip Balm Empty Container Tubes 5.5ml


  1. Measure the coconut oil and beeswax into a double boiler, or small pot, over very low heat slowly melt the oils and beeswax (Note: Do NOT include the essential oils at this time).
  2. Once melted remove from heat and allow to cool slightly before adding the essential oils.
  3. Pour mixture into several roll-up tubes, glass containers, tins, or lip balm tubes (smaller mason jars work well too)and allow it to cool on the counter overnight.
  4. Salve will keep for 2-5 years depending on quality of oils used.

TO USE: Dab on skin prior to gardening, working in the yard, hiking, biking, enjoying a sunset or anything that requires being in the great outdoors. Apply generously and as often as needed for protection from biting insects. Can also be used to treat insect bites.