Most economical EO?

Discussion in 'Aromatherapy, Herbs and Essential Oils' started by Mr_Dove, Jul 9, 2013.

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    Mr_Dove

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    I'm attempting to push the bounds of frugality for my first batch of soap. I get tallow for free and lye is $3 a pound at my hardware store. I could leave this batch unscented but I'd like to add "something".

    What's the cheapest EO or FO I can add to this batch?
     
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    kazmi

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    The cheapest EO's are citrus oils and some of the basic herbs like sage, rosemary, spearmint, etc.
     
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    dagmar88

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    Lemon grass, eucalyptus, cedar.
    I'm very price conscious, but I do prefer a more expensive FO where a little goes a long way over something cheaper that fades or morphs.
     
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    karenbeth

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    Depends on where you live. Tea tree and eucalyptus are very cheap in Oz
     

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