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Herb-Infused Balms

How to make herb-infused balms for rashes, headaches, and whatever else ails ya' in just a few simple steps.
Prep Time5 mins
Active Time15 mins
Infusing Time21 d
Total Time21 d 20 mins
Course: Wellness
Keyword: balm, skincare
Yield: 8 ounces
Author: Stephanie Gerber
Cost: $10

Equipment

  • 16-ounce glass jar
  • saucepan
  • 8-ounce amber jar with lid

Materials

Instructions

  • Combine your choice of herbs with carrier oil in a tightly sealed container and let sit for 2–3 weeks. Strain out the herbs. (Note: If you see mold growing, you need to toss it and start again.)
  • Combine the remaining oil with beeswax in a saucepan or double boiler over low heat until just melted.
    Herb-Infused Balm
  • Pour into a clean container, add essential oil(s) if desired and let cool completely.
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Notes

Store in a lidded container in a cool, dry place. If stored properly, balm should last for at least a year.