Making Botanical Ointments

 

††††††††††† Sterlize little containers for the finished product.Get a waterbath going using stainless steel containers.

 

††††††††††† Put into the bowl of the waterbath ††††††† - avocado oil (best, highest affinity to skin †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††lipids)

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† - almond oil (cosmetic)

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† - olive oil (healing properties)

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† -sesame oil (not great quality)

 

††††††††††† Use Fresh petals if possible.Put as much petals into the oil as possible to extract ingredients.††

1.Steam for 2 hours

2.      Strain out the petals (put a filter on the sieve (cotton cloth), especially with calendula

since little bugs grow on calendula

††††††††††††††††††††††† 3.Start again, adding more petals

††††††††††††††††††††††† *do the whole process, in its entirety, 3 times

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††††††††††††††††††††††† 4.You can add a drop of essential oil at the end stage if desired.

5.      On the last cycle, shave off Bee's wax into the oil mixture, melt it, then pour into the ointment jars,

not quite to the top.

 

 

Suggested Recipies:††††† 1.Calendula alone

 

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 2.Calendula petals

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† Plantain leaves

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† Comfrey leaves

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† Vitamine E oil

 

 

††††††††††† The ointment is good for 10-11 months refrigerated.

 

 

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