Faster Way To Make Sunscreen
Ĺ Cup your favorite Lotion (avoid citrus scents)
ľ Cup Green Tea
2 Tablespoons Hemp Oil (or other oil listed below)
5 Drops of St. Johnís Wort Oil (optional)
2 Tablespoons Zinc Oxide lotion 

Mix until thoroughly combines.  Pour into a sterile bottle. 

Macadamia Oil As a sunscreen ingredient it has an SPF rating of 6.
Hemp seed oil: has an SPF rating of 6. Hempseed oil is manufactured from varieties of Cannabis sativa that do not contain significant amounts of THC, the psychoactive element present in the cannabis plant.
Jojoba Oil This oil has an SPF rating of 4.
Sesame Seed Oil, it has an SPF rating of 4
Grapeseed Oil The SPF rating for this oil is 4.
Raspberry seed oil is given an SPF rating of 4
Coconut Oil SPF rating of 2.

If you have dried St. Johnís Wort you can add it to the preparation of Green tea. 1 Teaspoon St. Johnís Wort, 1 Teaspoon Green Tea, Ĺ Cup Hot water. Steep 10 minutes.Strain.  Use ľ Cup.
The most beneficial and effective sunblock ingredients are zinc oxide and titanium dioxide, mineral salts that scatter sunrays and reflect them away from vulnerable skin. 
If you use perfume oils, avoid citrus oils - such as bergamot, orange, lemon or lime. They may cause unpleasant skin reactions when exposed to the sun. They also reduce a sunscreen's effectiveness. 

Cooling Gel  
ľ Cup Aloe Vera Gel
1 Tablespoon 1 teaspoon Cucumber Juice
1 Teaspoon cornstarch
ľ Cup Witch Hazel
2 Teaspoons Green Tea (1 tsp Green Tea, ľ C Hot water)
Lavender Essential Oil (Optional)
Chamomile Essential Oil (Optional)
St. Johnís Wort oil (Optional)
Carrot seed essential oil  (Optional) 

How to Make Cucumber Juice?  Take about 1.5 ounces of a cucumber, place in blender and puree.  In cheesecloth or fine strainer, separate the juice from the plant matter. 
Whisk together all the ingredients and place in a sterile jar.  Use on Sunburns or on swollen eyes (without the essential oils)
Use on a sunburn to cool the skin and promote healing. 
Carrot seed essential oil A source of vitamin A that the skin can absorb, it helps to revitalize after exposure to the sun.   Return to Herb Class with Sharon Cyboron Page     Return to Green Cleaning Recipes Page