Kelly Liston

Natural Homemade Vapor Rub -

We are constantly doing a lot to support our healthy immune systems.  We eat fermented foods, take cod liver oil and elderberry syrup, eat lots of green veggies and take Juice Plus.  

Awhile back, I was on the hunt for a salve to support our healthy respiratory systems that I could make at home.  I found lots of recipes online so I figured it was something I should try out.

For my family, to support a healthy respiratory system, I put this homemade vapor rub on our feet at night, covered with socks.  Love it!


Natural Homemade Vapor Rub
  1. 5 tbsp.extra virgin coconut oil
  2. 1 tbsp. evening primrose oil or other carrier oil such as olive oil or sweet almond oil
  3. 2 tablespoons beeswax
  4. 8 – 10 drops tea tree essential oil
  5. 15 – 20 drops rosemary essential oil
  1. In a small pan, melt the coconut oil and evening primrose oil.
  2. Add the beeswax, chopped up (or in granules) and stir until melted.
  3. Add the essential oils and stir to combine.
  4. Pour into a 4-oz. glass jar and allow to cool.
  1. I store mine in the medicine cabinet, instead of the fridge, because I want it soft enough to spread on tiny feet.
Adapted from Modern Alternative Mama
Oh Lardy
Good luck and enjoy the benefits of a restful sleep with our homemade vapor rub.


Note:  we only recommend Young Living Essential Oils.  If you would like to learn more about why, why don’t you try out our free 14 day e-course!

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