Tag: Calendula

DIY: Infused Oils

Its 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 …

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Harvest Time!

Another scorching day in Edinburgh today! Perfect weather for harvesting Marigold blossoms (Calendula officinalis) to dry. Once the petals have dried, I’ll probably make them into an infused Calendula oil, which is fabulous for the skin, and can be used to make healing ointments for all manner of complaints. I will post a profile on …

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