HERB - Herbal oils by Infusion.
ghia at netherworld.com
Fri Oct 1 17:39:58 PDT 1999
> Essential plant oils can be infused into vegetable oils with relative ease.
> I prefer almond or olive oils. With something like Peppermint I would
> bruise the herb first to make it easier for the oils to blend. Generally
> the herb will be left in the oil for a few days, and after it has been
> exhausted a new bunch of plants is added to the same oil. Usually the
> container is agitated a couple of times a day to make sure that as much oil
> is extracted as possible.
A good method is to put the oil and herbs in a jar, in a paper bag, and set the
whole thing somewhere sunny for a week or longer. I put my herb/oil combos on
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