Linolicious Lip Balm

 Source: Linolicious Lip Balm, SaskFlax

Source: Linolicious Lip Balm, SaskFlax

Find relief from the discomfort of chapped lips caused by the cold, dry air of winter.


  • 1 Tbsp (15 mL) grated, unbleached beeswax or beads
  • 2 Tbsp (30 mL) flaxseed oil 
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) liquid honey 
  • 5 to 6 drops essential oil such as peppermint


  1. Place wax in a small tin or heatproof container.
  2. Fill a small saucepan with 1 inch (2.5 cm) water. Place tin in water and bring to a simmer. Stir wax with a wooden chopstick until completely melted. Add oil, honey and essential oil and stir well to blend. Pour into pots or tubes.
  3. Let sit until completely set, at least 30 minutes. 

Nutritional Analysis


YIELD: 3 Tbsp (45 mL).


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