Recipe for Kombucha Skin Cream

by VeronicaP

Kombucha, a fermented tea, has become the darling of the holistic medicine world. Besides being a healthy, vitamin-rich tea, kombucha can be applied topically to the skin and made into an effective cream for skin disorders such as acne, psoriasis and dry skin.

What You'll Need

15 g beeswax 100 ml olive oil 1 tbsp. wheat germ 10 ml calendula oil 2 tsp. kombucha tea 1 ml lavender essential oil

Directions

Heat the oils and wax together in a double boiler. Once the mixture has completely melted, remove from heat. Let the mixture cool slightly, then add in the kombucha tea, wheat germ and lavender oil. Pour into a jar with an airtight lid. Massage a small amount into clean skin. Use twice daily. Store the leftovers in a cool, dark place.

References (2)

  • Kombucha the Miracle Fungus; Harald Tietze; 1995
  • Kombucha Tea

About the Author

Veronica Peterson is a freelance author and editor specializing in sustainable design and green living. Her writing appears in California Home + Design, Care2.com and Design^Sprout. She lives in San Francisco.