Aftershave Lotion

Source:   |  Category: Whole Flaxseed

The emollient action of flaxseed is sure to soften and soothe. For extra healing properties, try adding 2 400-IU capsules of vitamin E oil. Experiment with essential oils. We liked lavender, sandalwood and tea tree.


  • 1 cup (250 mL) distilled water 
  • 1 Tbsp (15 mL) whole flaxseed 
  • 1 to 2 drops essential oil 
1 cup distilled water 1 Tbsp whole flaxseed 1 to 2 drops essential oil 


  1. In a saucepan, combine water and flaxseed and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until thickened about 10 minutes. Strain and cool completely.  
  2. Add essential oil to liquid and blend with hand mixer.
  3. Pour into small glass container.

Yield:  approximately 3/4 cup (175 mL) 

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