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Homemade Nipple Cream

Homemade Nursing Balm

  • Author: Lauren Gamble
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 4 oz 1x


This is a great homemade nipple cream recipe to help heal sore nipples during pregnancy.


  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup cocoa butter (food grade)
  • 4 bags organic chamomile tea bags


  • Double boiler (or use a pot and metal bowl)
  • Measuring Cup
  • Rubber spatula
  • Sanitized container with lid


  1. Bring the water up to boil in a double boiler and then turn heat down to low and add oil and dried ingredients into the bowl. Allow mixture to infuse for 3-4 hours before removing from heat. Allow to cool, and then strain, reserving the oil and discarding the herbs, using cheesecloth or a mesh bag.
  2. Once your oil has been infused, melt the cocoa butter and infused oil in a double boiler over medium heat.
  3. Transfer the mixture into a container and allow to fully cool.
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes cooling
  • Category: First Aid