Lake Lotion (CBD, Arnica, Calendula)

This relaxing CBD lotion is crafted to feel like a vacation getaway by the lake on a summer afternoon where you can lay back on the soft sandy bank, smell the sweet air, and close your eyes in the warm summer sun. Made with CBD, arnica, and calendula infused oils that promote pain relief and relaxation.

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Lake Lotion – (CBD, Arnica & Calendula Infused Oil)

Lake Lotion is a medium weight lotion with infused oils of calendula and arnica and blended with CBD isolate powder. This powerful combination helps to create a soothing skin cream that relaxes and eases the discomfort of inflammation, bruising, and muscle pain. The following recipe makes 5 bottles at 4 oz. Size, and contains 150 mg. Of CBD per bottle. This is a premium lotion recipe that should be priced at a minimum of $25 per bottle.

What you need:

  • 16.5 oz. Distilled Water
  • 6 oz. Avocado oil
  • 6 oz. Sunflower Oil
  • 1.7 oz. E-wax
  • 0.25 oz. Optiphen preservative
  • 1 cup of dried Arnica Petals
  • 1 cup of dried Calendula Petals
  • 6 drops midseason orange essential oil
  • 4 drops geranium essential oil
  • 4 drops eucalyptus essential oil
  • 750 mg CBD isolate powder


The first step in making this lotion is to prepare the infused oils. First fill 2 glass mason jars separately with 1 cup of dried arnica flower petals, and 1 cup of dried calendula flower petals. Cover the arnica petals with 6 oz. of avocado oil and place a lid on the glass jar. Cover the calendula petals with 6 oz. of sunflower oil, and place a lid on the glass jar. Fill a crock pot about half full with water and set the temperature to low. Place the glass jars in the water for 4 – 5 hours. (If your crock pot has a mild heating element, set the temp. to medium) Be careful not to cook the oil or let it boil. Remove the glass jars and allow them to cool to room temperature. Once cool, place a cheese cloth over the top of the glass jars and strain the oil apart from the organic flower material. Discard the remaining petals. Make sure the oil is thoroughly strained.

Bring the distilled water to a simmer over the stove top. Blend the oils, e wax, and water with a stick blender until it has completely emulsified. This can take several minutes. Allow the e-wax to be thoroughly incorporated to prevent separation between the oils and water once the product has settled.

Add the CBD powder, and essential oils. Continue to blend until the lotion is completely incorporated. Pour into 4 oz. Bottles while the cream is still warm and thin. This will thicken as it cools and settle into a lotion texture. Label accordingly.


CBD: CBD isolate powder is Cannabidiol powder that is hemp derived. It is NOT THC or made with any THC product. CBD powder is believed to stimulate the cannabidiol receptors under the skin and create a soothing relaxing feeling believed to promote pain relief.

Arnica – a flower petal related to the sunflower known for medicinal properties that include anti-inflammatory, bruise healing, and relaxation. Not to be used on broken skin.

Calendula – a flower petal also related to the sunflower known for soothing, reducing redness and irritation, and has anti inflammatory properties. On its own may be used on broken skin.

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