Skin is known as the largest human organ as well as the body’s first line of defense, that protect us from dehydration, temperature, infections and bad elements. Natural soaps provide the care is kin needs by gently cleaning and holding in moisture.
Today we are going to talk about another natural soap i.e. Bamboo Charcoal Soap. The use of Bamboo charcoal for health reasons is widely prevalent in the Asian countries. It is an excellent anti-bacterial and anti-fungal agent and works great for different skin infections. So if you are looking for a best antibacterial, anti-fungal soap, this soap is a good option for you. When charcoal powder comes in contact with water it releases a lot of health benefiting minerals such as calcium, magnesium and potassium.
- Palm oil – 30%
- Palm kernel oil – 15%
- Olive oil – 25%
- Coconut oil – 25%
- Castor oil- – 15%
- Bamboo charcoal powder (1 tbsp for every 2 pounds of soap)
- Prepare lye solution by adding lye to water
- mix well and let it cool down
- Measure the oils
- When cooled to about 95 degrees, put lye solution to the oils and mix it slowly
- Mix charcoal powder in a small amount of melted oil followed by pouring the remaining oils at light trace
- Add some oil for fragrance (lemongrass or peppermint)
- Mix well
- Pour the mixture into molds
- Leave it for 24 hours
- Check. If hard enough unmold, cut into pieces and let them dry in an open ventilated area
The bamboo charcoal soap is ready.