A quick Google search will result in many homemade udder wash formulations and numerous commercial brands available. I have my own ‘secret formula’ because I prefer non-toxic, all natural products and appreciate making things inexpensively at home.
My udder wash is mixed in a 16 oz. spray bottle, which uses less and is easy to direct right where you want it.
We use only Young Living essential oils due to their high quality, Seed-to-Seal ethics. Lavender is antibacterial and healing while peppermint is anti-inflammatory and soothing. When mosquitos and flies are a problem, I also add a couple drops of an essential oil blend from Young Living called Purification for its insect-repelling properties. It’s much nicer for everyone when flying pests aren’t a bother at milking time!
Highland Glenn Natural Udder Wash
A few drops of organic liquid castile soap (plain, no scent)
3 drops peppermint essential oil
7 drops lavender essential oil
Put water in bottle, and then add soap and oils. Give a quick shake to mix. Shake before each use.
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