Emollient and Skin SootherNatural Sweetener Base for Herbal ExtractsVersatile glycerin is a popular moisturizing ingredient in bath salts, body lotions, and facial creams because its great for your skin. This concentrated sweetener is also used for herbal remedies, tinctures, and Bach Flower Essences. a household essential! Directions Place a few drops of herbal remedy in 3/4 oz water and add 1 tsp of Vegetable Glycerin for a slightly sweet base.Vegetable Glycerin makes a great face and body lotion wherever the skin needs soothing. Try also as a base for herbal formulas. See recipe on opposite panel.