DIY: Infused Oils

P1010098Its been three months now since I set a jar of olive oil on the window stuffed full of calendula petals.

We’ve been unusually blessed with sun this summer and so the oil has taken on a beautiful dark orange colour, indicating its now full of marigold-y-goodness.

The final stage in the sun method of infusing herbal oils is simply to strain the petals out.

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The oil can now be used as an excellent base for creams and ointments, or used as it is as a massage oil, or in a bath. Read more about what Calendula is good for here 

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