Make Your Own Gardener's Scrub
Cuisine: Cosmetic
Author: Andrea Cammarata
Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 10 mins
Total time: 20 mins
A blend of Natural Ingredients...Salt...Epsom Salts that will treat your hands kindly while deep cleaning them!
  • Zest of 1 Large Lemon
  • Juice of 1 Large Lemon
  • Leaves of 5-6 stems of fresh Thyme
  • 1½ cup of Epsom Salts
  • 1 cup of Kosher Salt
  • ¼ cup of Organic Coconut Oil
  • ½ cup of Natural Liquid Soap
  • Optional:
  • 5 drops of Lemon Essential Oils
  1. Combine Softened Coconut Oil with the juice and zest of 1 large lemon till smooth
  2. Add the liquid soap and the leaves of Thyme and blend
  3. Add the Epsom Salts and Kosher Salt and combine well
  4. At this point you can decide if you want more liquid or salt and add sparingly. It is a personal preference.
  5. Speaking of personal this point you can add approximately 5 drops of Lemon essential oil if you like a bit more aroma but it is totally your choice. I personally like it just the way it is : )
  6. Time to pack this up in a nice Mason Jar or Jar of choice. I used a 12 ounce jar and it was filled to the tippy top! So you can use whatever sizes you would like!
  7. Print out your labels...cut and assemble
  8. If you would like to add twine or ribbon with a little is the time!
  9. now have a fabulous scub for the gardener in your life...but if truth be is wonderful for anyone with dirty hands including the kids!
Recipe by The Cottage Market at