04/14/2010 10:11 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

How To Make Your Own Personal Lubricant (VIDEO)

Now you can say you've seen it all. In the spirit of Valentine's Day, Grist's Umbra Fisk is sharing an "eco-sexy" tip that makes it clear you can really do anything yourself-- she's showing you how to make your own lube.

Conventional lubricants are full of chemicals, some of the same chemicals that are used in brake fluid and antifreeze, Fisk explained.

"So how do you get it on and not get toxic hooha syndrome?" Fisk asked.

Surprisingly, all you need is water and flaxseed.