How to Make a Tea Infusion Using Herbs

How to Make a Tea Infusion Using Herbs

Tea Infusions Teas are simply herbal infusions in water, using the leaves or flowers of a plant. The hot water will deplete some of the qualities of the plant that are not removed in the oil methods discussed. However, you can lessen this depletion by lowering the temperature. You can pour nearly boiling, distilled water over herbs and allow to …

Rose Infused Massage Oil Recipe

Rose Infused Massage Oil Recipe

Rose Infused Massage Oil Recipe – This recipe infuses dried roses and essential oils to create a lovely floral massage oil. Rose Infused Massage Oil Recipe Rose oil infusion: 1 part dried roses 2 parts oil (grapeseed oil is great for massage) Infuse the roses in the oil using one of the methods discussed in the previous post. Massage oil: …

How to Make an Herbal Oil Infusion

Oil Infusions Herbal infusions are an easy way to obtain some of the properties of a plant material for use in products. They can be used in soaps, but there is debate about whether or not the properties of the infused oils remain intact during the saponification process. Oil infusions are recommended for use in massage and bath oils, lotions, …

Scenting Naturally - Making Perfumes - Bases, Proportions, Blends

Essential Oils, Absolutes, Resins & Hydrosols

Essential oils, absolutes, resins, and hydrosols have all undergone a process for extracting the essence of plant materials while maintaining the therapeutic properties of the plant. These are not methods that commonly can be used at home or in a small shop. These methods require vast amounts of plant substances, such as flowers and leaves, which are placed in large …

Four Quick and Easy Herbal Skin Care Recipes

Four Quick and Easy Herbal Skin Care Recipes

Four Quick and Easy Herbal Skin Care Recipes to Try: Dry Skin Facial Mask 1 tablespoon colloidal oatmeal 1 tablespoon rose water (hydrosol) 1 teaspoon sweet almond oil 1 teaspoon honey 2 drops rose essential oil Mix ingredients and apply to face. Leave on for 5-10 minutes. Rinse. Facial Scrub for Oily Skin 1 tablespoon colloidal oatmeal 1 tablespoon bentonite …

Herbal Skin Care Part Two

Herbal Ingredients for Skin Care This alphabetical list contains herbs, essential oils, and botanicals known for their beneficial properties in skin care and treatment of common skin problems. Remember that essential oils should be diluted before use. Everyone’s skin is different. If something causes irritation, it should be discontinued. Aloe is a natural, antibacterial, antibiotic hydrant often used to heal …