Mint-Infused Coconut Oil Body Butter

Mint-Infused Coconut Oil Body Butter


Homemade gifts are just the best! They are really fun for the giver to make and the receiver knows that much time and love went into the gift. This recipe for Mint-Infused Coconut Oil Body Butter fits the bill quite nicely! It’s easy enough to make with the kids and delectable to use!

Ready in 50 minutes.

Makes ¾ cup of body butter.


        • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
        • 2 tablespoons of mint-infused coconut oil
        • Dried rose petals
        • 2 tsp of vitamin E
        • 7 drops of lime essential oil
        • 4 tablespoons of solid shea butter
        • 7 drops of lavender essential oil


Melt the coconut oil and shea butter in a double boiler. Add in the olive oil and the dried rose petals. Heat the mixture for ten minutes then remove from heat and let it cool.

Once cooled, add the vitamin E and essential oils and whip the butter until it becomes airy. Transfer the butter to an airtight jar.

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Erin Klema | The Epicurean Traveler

2 years ago

Mine isn’t homemade, but I love my coconut body butter. It feels great on a sunburn, too. Definitely a great gift idea to keep in mind with spring break coming up!

Crystal Wachoski

2 years ago

This sounds like something I would make. I might make it.


2 years ago

Thanks for sharing this! Might make something like this pretty soon, too!

Detroit Duchess

2 years ago

That sounds delightful! How do you get the mint-infused coconut oil?

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