I think everyone has a bottle of calamine lotion in their medicine cabinet. It turns out that it’s surprisingly easy to make at home.
Kresha of nourishingjoy.com presents 2 separate homemade recipes for Calamine Lotion. These are super simple recipes where you put everything in a bowl and whisk until mixed. You can add the essential oil of your choice: lavender, peppermint, camphor, tea tree, or other antibacterial essential oil
Calamine lotion relieves pain, itching, and discomfort from minor skin irritations such as poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac. We also use it to relieve the itching from bug bites and rashes.
You can price out and buy some of the ingredients in this recipe at Mountain Rose Herbs.
To read the full article with 2 recipes and a thorough discussion of each of the ingredients, click on the How To Make Homemade Calamine Lotion link below.