Baby, it’s cold outside. Has the cold of the season soaked into you? Maybe your hands are cold from shoveling snow or freezing winter temps? Warm them up with this stimulating and warming hand soap. Not only are the essential oils in this recipe great for purifying and cleansing, many of them are naturally warming as well.


Small foaming soap dispenser

1.8 oz. liquid castile soap

1 tablespoon vegetable glycerin

Distilled water

5 drops lemongrass essential oil

20 drops Eucalyptus radiata essential oil

10 drops rosemary essential oil

7 drops black pepper essential oil

5 drops tea tree essential oil


  1. Combine liquid soap, glycerin, and essential oils in soap dispenser.
  2. Next, fill remainder with distilled water. Be sure to leave room to reattach the suds pump.
  3. Shake gently to distribute oils before each use.

To Use

Use this warming hand soap to cleanse and warm up cold hands! Not recommended for facial use. Use caution not to get soap in or around eyes.

Looking for other ways to warm up this winter?

Check out this post about Balancing Kapha Dosha. And soothe sore, chapped hands with this Moisturizing Winter Salve.