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Old 07-14-2013, 09:25 PM
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Has anyone ever made soap using fresh Rosemary?

I just cut and dehydrated my herbs.

I really love the smell of Rosemary.

Is it possible.
I dont think it would take much in a batch. Very zesty .

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Old 07-15-2013, 05:01 AM
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No, I have never tried it but it sounds nice. I look forward to hearing from anyone who has tried it.
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Old 07-17-2013, 10:25 AM
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I am going to make a small amount.
The rosemary I have is very fragrant and I am at a lose as to how much to use.
Guess I'll just go with it.

Bama Suzie makes soap all the time and she doesnt make as she is allergic to rosemary.
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Annie, I have added lemon balm to my freshly stirred soap. I love that scent. Here is what happened: the leaves were totally saponified, it looked pretty, but there was no scent whatsoever. I guess I would just stir in the rosemary and hope it will smell a little nice.
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Thanks-thats what I am thinking.
Maybe add abit at a time.

This particular rosemary I have smells so GOOD.
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Depending on how large the batch.

Example...4 bars...4 pinches Anymore than that it will be really messy in the bath
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To my Rosemary/Tea Tree soap I sometimes add dried rosemary from my herb garder. It is a good seller for me. Do not add too much though! Just a little. I have found with soaps that very little dried herb is better than a lot. To a 10pound batch of soap I may add a few tablespoons.
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Thanks Ladies--I love the stuff.
And Rosemary is a memory booster.

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I dried some Rosemary.

In a double boiler I Gently melted my coconut oil.( 30 ounces)
I used a scrap of cheese cloth.
Put about a tablespoon of Rosemary in the cloth.
Tied it off and left enough string to tie to my pot handle.

About 20 minutes i got the smell I wanted.
Now I have coconut/rosemary face moisturizer.
Love it.

I put the warm mixture into 4oz. jars.
Let it cool throughly.
Put the lids on and let sit in a cool place.
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