Making Herbal Oils

Good herbal oils can be identified by their aroma and color. Some are cold pressed, others are distilled. They have a very wide range of uses, the most famous being lavender oil for calming and lulling the mind to sleep and rose oil for skin care. A few drops of herbal bath oil can fill a room with fragrance and soften and moisturize the skin. Today I will show you how to make it. You will love the simple process!
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What you will need to make lavender oil

– A handful of dried lavender flowers
– Natural oil (olive, almond, etc.)
– A storage jar
– A pot
– A piece of cotton cloth
Bring the oil to a boil in the pot and simmer for 5 minutes. Then add the lavender and simmer slowly for another 3 hours. 3 hours later, allow the oil to cool. After 3 hours, allow the oil to cool. Strain the cooled mixture through a cotton cloth and repeat the process until the liquid is clear. Store the resulting oil in an airtight container, preferably in a cool, shady place. The oil will keep for several months. However, this will not be necessary, as you will probably find that you do not get enough after the first use!
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Using Lavender Oil

As already mentioned, lavender oil has a calming and relaxing effect. When used in massage, it is absorbed into the skin, softening and healing the skin. This popular herb also has antioxidant properties and is used as an acne treatment. A few drops in a bath can induce a pleasant sleep. It can also be applied to the pulse points where the blood flows the most. Not only will it smell good, but it will also soothe the surrounding area.

Most famous types of oils and their uses

Rose oil – Skin tightening and softening, for bathing
Chamomile oil – Stress management, depression and anxiety
Thyme oil – Stimulating and strengthening effects, highly aromatic
Tea tree oil –
Highly antiseptic, especially used to treat acne and skin problems