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Lotion bars are solid moisturizing bars made from natural ingredients such as oils, butters, and waxes. When applied to the skin, they melt upon contact with body heat, leaving a protective layer of hydration. Overall, lotion bars are a convenient, effective, and eco-friendly way to moisturize and nourish the skin, leaving it feeling soft, smooth, and hydrated.

 

Here are some benefits of using lotion bars for your skin:

 

  • Long-lasting Hydration*: Because lotion bars contain a higher concentration of moisturizing ingredients compared to traditional lotions or creams, they provide long-lasting hydration that lasts throughout the day. The protective barrier they create helps to prevent moisture loss and keep the skin hydrated for extended periods.

 

  • Targeted Application*: Lotion bars allow for targeted application to specific areas of the body that need extra moisture, such as elbows, knees, heels, and hands. You can simply rub the bar directly onto the skin or warm it between your hands and then apply it to the desired areas.

 

  • Natural Ingredients*: Our lotion bars are made with natural and organic ingredients, free from harsh chemicals, preservatives, and synthetic fragrances. This makes them suitable for sensitive skin types and individuals with allergies or sensitivities to certain ingredients.

 

  • Soothing and Healing Properties*: Some lotion bars contain additional ingredients, such as essential oils, herbs, or botanical extracts, which can provide soothing and healing benefits to the skin. These ingredients may help alleviate dryness, irritation, inflammation, and other skin concerns.

 

  • Environmentally Friendly*: Lotion bars are often packaged in minimal or plastic-free packaging, making them more environmentally friendly than traditional lotions or creams. They also tend to have a longer shelf life, reducing waste and promoting sustainability.

 

  • Four Thieves Essential Oil: A combination of essential oils such as clove, lemon, cinnamon bark, eucalyptus, and rosemary. These oils individually have distinctive scent ranging from spicy and warm (clove and cinnamon) to citrusy and bright (lemon) to herbaceous (rosemary) and mentholated (eucalyptus).

 

Story of the Four Thieves

The story of the Four Thieves is an intriguing legend that has been passed down through generations. While its exact origin is uncertain, it is often associated with the time of the infamous Bubonic Plague, also known as the Black Death, which ravaged Europe during the 14th century.

According to the legend, during the height of the plague, there were four thieves—sometimes described as grave robbers or perfumers—who managed to avoid contracting the deadly disease while they robbed the homes and graves of the sick and dying. Despite their close contact with the infected, they remained healthy.

 

When captured and brought to trial, the thieves were offered a deal: in exchange for leniency, they would reveal the secret behind their immunity. They claimed that they protected themselves by using a special concoction of aromatic herbs and essential oils, which they applied to their bodies, particularly on their hands, ears, and temples.

 

This legendary blend became known as "Four Thieves Vinegar" or "Four Thieves Oil." The recipe varied over time and region, but common ingredients included herbs such as rosemary, thyme, lavender, and sage, as well as garlic, cloves, and vinegar. Some versions also included essential oils like clove, lemon, cinnamon, eucalyptus, and rosemary.

 

While there is no historical evidence to confirm the truth of the legend, the story of the Four Thieves and their purported protective blend has endured, inspiring various folk remedies, culinary creations, and commercial products, such as Four Thieves oil blends used in aromatherapy and natural health practices today.

 

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

"Four Thieves" Lotion Bar with Calendula

$6.50Price
  • All organic Ingredients: Bees Wax, Shea Butter, Mango Butter, Calendula infused Olive Oil.

    Therapeutic Grade Organic Essential Oils: Clove, Lemon, Cinnamon Bark, Rosemary, Eucalyptus.

    Lotion bar: 1.4 oz

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