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Mumijo soap
Home prepared Mumijo soap

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he healing and antiseptic qualities of mumijo make it useful for many skin conditions, especially acne. For more effect add oatmeal. The grittiness of the oatmeal removes dead skin cells; the coarser the oatmeal, the stronger the exfoliant action and other side oatmeal broth softens the skin.

Making soap from scratch involves the use of caustic soda - a dangerous ingredient to work with. It is much safer and easier to start with a bar of pure Glycerine soap as a base. Glycerine soap do not involve the use fats and make process is easier. Aside from being easy to make, glycerin soaps make good quality soaps. A glycerine soap is a naturally gentle skin moisturizing soap which does not contain harsh ingredients. To make handcrafted glycerin soap, you simply need a pure glycerin soap base, fragrance, colorants and other additives for a good formulation.

You will also need a microwave oven or a double boiler (temperature not exceeding 60C or 140F). You will also need a soap mold, some metal spoons, measuring spoons, a food scale, and a thermometer. To remove bubbles, a small spray bottle with rubbing alcohol will come handy.

1. Put the grated soap flakes and mumijo tablets in an enamel saucepan and heat gently until the soap has melted. Stir occasionally. Or microwave it, if you good experienced.

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2. Remove from the heat and cool a little, then stir in the oatmeal (if you need exfoliate effect) and add the your favorite essential oil.
3. Pour into small oiled molds and allow to set. When dry, unmold, wrap in tissue and leave for a month in a dry cupboard.

Mumijo and Sea buckthorn soap

Sea buckthorn and Mumijo
Glycerin Soap

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ine idea to do soap with a double skin healing effect of Sea buckthorn and Mumijo together. Sea buckthorn oil perfectly moisturize and nourish the skin with the most important skin vitamins A and E. Mumijo soothes and heals the skin, and has bactericidal and regenerative properties.

Glycerine soap making is one of the easiest ways to make your own soap. You can make one in as short as an hour. You can vary your glycerin soap formulation by varying the ingredients used. You can add essential oils such as vanilla, rosemary, lavender, orange or chamomile for a sweet smelling soap. You can also put in vitamins and minerals for a healthier, nourishing soap. The key to proper glycerin soap making is to keep the heat as low as possible. A murky or beaded appearance may result if you heat the glycerin loaf soap base. It is also best if you tightly wrap with a good plastic after unmolding to prevent attracting moisture. That it for start better choose the bain-marie (also known as a water bath) to melt the soap.

1. Prepare a 1/2pound (225 g) of glycerin soap base on a pot or in a microwaveable container. Heat the base to around 55C or 155F then remove from the heat.
2. Add 1 t. sp. of Sea buckthorn fruit oil, 2 tablets of mumijo into the melted base and mix well. Be wary about bubbles forming and spray with rubbing alcohol.
3. if you wish, add in several drops fragrance (essential oils like orange) and other desired additives and mix thoroughly.
4. Once everything is mixed well and no bubbles are formed, pour in the mixture into your soap mold.
5. If bubbles form, allow it to get to the top then spray with alcohol to make them disappear.
6. Set the soap aside for thirty minutes to an hour then put in a freezer for about thirty minutes.
7. Allow to sit for a few minutes then unmold.

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MUMIO in tablets. Each capsule contains 200 mg mumio.

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