09 May '11, 4pm

Natural Carrot and Aloe Cream Sunburn Remedy: Get a little too much sun this weekend? This DIY gel soothes and s...

Natural Carrot and Aloe Cream Sunburn Remedy: Get a little too much sun this weekend? This DIY gel soothes and s...

The gel from the fleshy leaves of the aloe vera plant soothes and heals sunburn and other minor wounds. This gentle preparation, applied topically, can be used on children, too. Photo: Grow Your Own Drugs related articles By TDG Community The gel from the fleshy leaves of the aloe vera plant is ideal for soothing and speeding the healing of sunburn and other minor wounds. This gentle preparation, applied topically, can be used on children, too. INGREDIENTS 2 carrots 1 cucumber 1/2 cup sesame oil 1 tsp beeswax 2 tsp emulsifying wax ½ cup aloe vera gel 1 tsp vitamin C powder PREPARATION 1. Finely grate the carrot and cucumber and place in a large pan with the sesame oil. Heat very gently for 20 to 30 minutes. Strain, then return the liquid to the pan. 2. Add the beeswax and emulsifying wax to the pan, and stir while they melt. Whisk in the aloe vera and vitamin C powder. Kee...

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Beyond the cost savings potential, though, natural health and beauty products — whether it's a dry skin treatment or a sun...