Calendula and Aloe Balm for Sunburns

Updated: Sep 14, 2022

Calendula and Aloe Balm for Sunburns
General Information
  • Salves, Ointments & Balms
  • Topical
  • Easy
  • 6 minutes
  • About 1/2 cup


  • beeswax
  • Aloe gel
    Aloe gel
  • Calendula essential oil
    Calendula essential oil
  • 1/4 cup of beeswax (or candelilla wax)
  • 1/4 cup of aloe gel
  • 8 drops of calendula essential oil


This soothing balm will moisturize, rejuvenate, and relieve the soreness and redness of sunburned skin. The combination of aloe and calendula will not only offer your skin a cooling sensation, but will also facilitate the healing process.

  1. Melt the beeswax in a saucepan over low heat.(3 minutes)
  2. Take off heat and add the calendula essential oil along with the aloe gel. Whisk it lightly with a fork until well combined and thick.(3 minutes)
  3. Transfer to a storage container and set aside to solidify. Enjoy!

Apply it liberally to the site of discomfort as often as required. This balm will last indefinitely when stored in a cool, dark place.