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Homemade Calamine Lotion Recipe DIY

Homemade Calamine Lotion Recipe

Poison ivy season will soon be upon us and, depending on where you live, it may already be. So let's learn how to make this homemade calamine lotion recipe.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Active Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 ounces
Author Debra Maslowski



  1. To make this homemade calamine lotion recipe, start by mixing the powders carefully, avoiding breathing in the dust.
  2. Add the water and mix well. Continue to mix until it is smooth and creamy.


The shelf life for this is about a week. To make it last longer, you can keep it in the refrigerator or add something like Linatural™ or Leucidal™. Both are natural preservatives and can help to extend the shelf life of your products.