How to Make Homemade Calamine Lotion and Oatmeal Bath Powder

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How to Make Homemade Calamine Lotion and Oatmeal Bath Powder

Many of us have been unfortunate enough to endure a severe rash, chicken pox or irritation from an allergic reaction or exposure to poisonous plants.  Oatmeal baths and a coating of calamine lotion have been the remedies of choice for decades, but it is very easy to go through large quantities during the course of treatment.

You can make your own variants to these products with some common ingredients and whip up a batch whenever the need arises.  You can also store them for future use and save a ton of money in the process.  Let’s look at a couple of recipes that can help soothe itchy and painful skin sores while promoting healing at the same time.