Grandma Pengillys Hand Lotion
Initially it feels a bit sticky, but it dries quite smooth.
- 12 cups (3 L) soft water
- 3/4 cup (175 mL) whole flaxseed
- 3 oz. (85 mL) glycerin
- 1 tsp (5 mL) vitamin E
- bergamot or lavender essential oil
- In a saucepan, boil water and flaxseed for about 2 hours until it begins to thicken. Strain. Add glycerin, vitamin E and essential oil. Mix well and allow to cool.
- Store in a lightproof jar in a cool place.
Yield: 3 to 3 1/2 cups (750 to 825 mL).
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