Flax and Orange Zest Soap

 Source: Flax and Orange Zest Soap, HealthyFlax.org

Source: Flax and Orange Zest Soap, HealthyFlax.org

A very simple soap to make. Use as a hand soap.


  • 2 lbs (1 kg) Melt and Pour Shea Butter Base
  • 20 drops rosemary essential oil
  • 1 Tbsp (15 mL) orange zest
  • 1 Tbsp (15 mL) flaxseed


  • soap mold


  1. In a double boiler over medium-high heat, melt shea butter base. Add essential oil; stir. Add zest and flaxseed, mix and immediately pour mixture into soap mold.
  2. Place mold in the refrigerator overnight to set.
  3. Remove from mold by gently flexing mold until soap pops out. Allow soap to sit and dry for 48 hours before wrapping it.

Nutritional Analysis


YIELD: depends on the size of the mold.


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