|Place the yarrow flowers in a heat-proof
container. Pour the boiling water over them and allow to sit overnight or
for at least 8 hours.
Measure 1/2 cup of the yarrow infusion and add the borax, stirring
until well mixed. Set aside.
Mix together the oils and beeswax in a glass measuring cup. Place the
glass cup in a pan of water, making a water bath. Heat the oil-beeswax
mixture in the water bath over medium heat until the beeswax is melted,
When the wax is melted, bring the borax-water mixture almost to
boiling. Remove the oil-beeswax mixture from the water bath. Slowly add
the borax water mixture to it, stirring briskly.
Remove the oil-beeswax mixture from the water bath. Slowly add the
yarrow water/borax solution to it, stirring briskly.
Allow the lotion to cool completely. The consistency may seem a bit
thin at first, but will thicken as it cools. The lotion will be pale
yellow in color . Pour the lotion into a clean container with a lid. To
use, massage a small amount into your skin.