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  1. You'll need: Coconut oil (enough to almost fill your container) Peppermint oil (just a few drops per every 4 ounces, this stuff is potent) plus a kitchen spoon, Glass Containers with lids, a pot with enough water in it to cover the bottle about half way up
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  2. Spoon the coconut oil into the container using the spoon, it should be solid at room temperature so press it down gently, like brown sugar.
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  3. Add a few drops of peppermint oil
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  4. Place the lids on the containers (I used glass jars) and then place them in the pot with the water
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  5. Heat the water to boil, keeping a close eye on it. The oil inside will melt until it's clear. If there's a few solid spots in the middle, don't worry they'll melt when you leave them out to soak.
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  6. Remove from heat and place them on a cool flat service. Give it a twirl
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  7. As it returns to room temperature the balm will solidify again. To use, allow the heat from your hand to warm the oil and apply as needed.
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