You can infuse olive oil using a variety of medicinal and nutritional herbs. Depending on your needs, there are many herbs you can use.
Rosemary Infused Olive Oil can be used, for instance, to flavor pasta sauces or as a roasting olive oil.
Rosemary Infused Olive Oil can be used in many bath products.
Calendula, plantain and chamomile are all good ingredients for making lotions and salves.
Chickweed is a natural remedy for minor skin conditions such as eczema or psoriasis. Comfrey may be used to treat minor cuts and insect bites.
Culinary-infused Olive Oils
Use savory Infused Olive Oils to add flavor and color to your salad dressings or any other delicious, healthy meals that contain garlic, ginger, peppers and herbs. Fresh Infused Olive Oils Can be used, but only the day-of.
Olive Oil with Herbs for Healing & Beauty
- High quality dried herbs will yield the best results. They won't spoil and last for longer.
- Only use sterilized, clean jars with tight-fitting lids.
- Colored glass bottles have a shelf life that can be extended by using them. Vitamin E oil can also help to preserve the oil.
- Olive Oil is a popular choice due to its resistance to oxidation, rancidity and other chemicals.
- Other oils are almond, grape seed and almond.
- Label bottles or jars with dates and ingredients during infusion.
Cold Infusion/Solar Infusion
- High-quality dried herbs
- Olive Oil
- Natural wax paper
- Glass Jar in Clean, Dry Condition with a Tight-Fiting Lid
- Permanent marker and labels
- Vitamin E oil (optional)
- The sun and a warm place