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January 10

How to make an infused oil For Salves & Lip balms

-Items needed-

1 8oz Airtight Mason Jar

6oz of herbs

(Calendula, Comfrey, Plantain, St. John’s Wort, Lavender)

Choice of oil

Sweet Almond Oil, Olive Oil, Castrol Oil)

Cheese Cloth

Amber Glass Jar (For Storage)

-Steps-

Step one: Make sure your jars are clean and sterilized and very Dry, If not it can cause mold and or rancid oil, making it unusable.

Step Two: Put your 6oz of herbs into the jar

Step Three: Pour your oil over the Herbs to the top of the jar

Step Four: Take a Chopstick/fork and make sure there are no air bubbles in the oil if there is it can cause Mold and or Rancid oil.

Step Five: Cover with your airtight lid, Make sure to place it on a plate or a towel as to it may leak, Make sure to also shake it every few days for 2 to 3 weeks longer if you feel like it needs it you can do this up to six weeks. ( Note: Keep in a Cool Area in your house also Simi Shade)

Step Six: Take the Cheese Cloth and place it in a Metal Mesh Strainer and place a bowl under it and strain the Herbs from the Oil, Making sure you squeeze the oils out of the herbs.

Step seven: Use a Kitchen funnel to pour the Oil into the Amber Glass Bottle for storage make sure to keep it in a cool place and keep out of direct sunlight (Note: Will Keep Up to One “1” Year.)

information on herbs For infused oils

I mportant note;

Ask a Physician before using any herbal treatment as it can affect medications and can cause allergic reactions.

Calendula.) Abrasions, Rashes, Minor Burns, Herpes, Cold Sores, Chicken Pox.

Notes: Do not use if you a pregnant or plan to be, or when Brest feeding

Comfrey.) Bruises, Back pain, Joint Pain, Brakes, Minor Skin injuries, Rashes

Notes: Do not use if you are pregnant plant to be, or when Brest feeding, liver issues,

Plantain.) Sores, Insect Bites, Rashes, stop small abrasion Bleeding, Draws out Venom/Stingers, Toothaches,

St. John’s Wort.) Small Cuts, Bruises, Burns, Sunburn, Nerve Pain, Back Pain, Muscle pain

Notes: Do not use if 2weeks before Surgery, If your taking HIV medications, Warfarin, Digitoxin, SSRI medications,

Lavender,) Muscle pains, Sprains, Arthritis pain,

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