Jewelweed or Poison Ivy Soap?

jan13April 5, 2007

Does anyone know how to make jewelweed or poison ivy soap?

Thank you, Jan

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Just a guess..but I'd think you need to steep either in your oils first...

Here's some instructions for using Jewelweed in MP Soap..but maybe you could boil the plant in the water for your CP...
Jewelweed Soap
2 cups glycerin soap
1/2 cup jewelweed maceration (gather blooming jewelweed and boil in 1/2 cup water)
7 drops sweet orange oil
2 drops of orange coloring

Melt glycerin in double boiler or slowly in microwave. Add jewelweed maceration, stir until slightly cooled. Add fragrance and color. Pour into molds. Cool.
You can find jewelweed growing next to poison has a little orange jewel like flower. It is used to heal the rash caused by poison ivy.

Here is a link that might be useful: Above recipe is from this site.

    Bookmark   April 5, 2007 at 7:13PM
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Hi Terry, Thank you for the follow up. I just posted a second message by mistake as I couldn't find the first one. Anyway, thank you. That is what I needed to know. Still one more question. Do you boil the entire plant including blooms or just the green parts. Also, do you know if it is effective for poison ivy? Thanks so much for answering. Jan

    Bookmark   April 6, 2007 at 8:19AM
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Well Jewelweed is indeed a "help" to dispell poison ivy..

I'm not a soaper myself, and I don't make anything that needs to be "steeped" I can't be more specific from personal experience..

I would think the leaves, stem and flower...just not the roots...

Here is a link that might be useful: Found this...

    Bookmark   April 7, 2007 at 12:59AM
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