Here is a great recipe for those who want to stay hydrated without all the added junk.
This electrolyte beveragehelps to regulate or nerve, muscle and fluid balance without the sugars and dyes of the commercial stuff.
Into 1 litre of distilled water mix:
- 1 tsp. salt
- 1 tsp. baking soda
- 4 tsp. honey
- 4 tsp. lemon juice
- 1 crushed calcium magnesium tablet
Blend well and store in refrigerator for up to 3 days.
``Padsicles`` offer soothing relief from postnatal vaginal soreness.
The aloe speeds up wound healing and is antimicrobial, jojoba oil soothes, the witch hazel is an astringent and the essential oil is anti-infammatory and a great antiseptic.
For use in your early postpartum days. Recipe for 24 large pads.
12 Tbsp (6 oz) witch hazel
6 Tbsp (3 oz) aloe vera gel
3 Tbsp (1.5 oz) jojoba oil
40-60 drops of lavender essential oil
· In a bowl mix together the aloe, oil, witch hazel and essential oil.
· Carefully unwrap ( keep wrapper)overnight pads and apply 2 Tbsp of mixture over entire surface.
· Carefully rewrap pads and place in large freezer bag; store in freezer and pat yourself on the back for making them!