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Herb Flower Baby Oil Recipe

Chamomile is known to calm and is anti-inflammatory and antibacterial.
Calendula helps to prevent the overgrowth of yeast and is soothing to the skin.

Calendula / chamomile Baby Oil
8 ounces of oil (olive, almond,or sunflower)
1/2 ounce dried calendula flowers
1/2 ounce dried chamomile flowers.

Place the oil and flowers in a crock pot on low temperature
for about 4 hours to extract the beneficial properties of the flowers into the oil. Check very carefully that your oil is not getting to
hot.   Allow the oil to cool and then strain it using cheese cloth.
Or fill mason jar with flowers and cover with oil, label, store in dark cool place, shake ever few days, in about 6 to 8 weeks, strain, and label. 

You can add a few drops of essential oils if you like. Try 5-10 drops
of lavender essential oil.
To make into a salve, simply add 1 ounce of beeswax or soywax. 
For gifts pour in small bottles then  wrap raffia add instructions for use.

Happy Gardening, Gayle at the Blossom Farm
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