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The Bright Calendula (Calendula officinalis) is also know as the pot marigold. (Not to be confused with regular mariglods). This flower is versatile and potent in its' medicinal qualities. Having antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. It can be used to soothe and calm sore, cracked skin, cuts, bites, sunburns and generally sensitive skin. Used for massages. Or to make lip balms or body creams.
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- 11 ounces safflower oil (all organic) or 11 ounces almond oil (all organic) or 11 ounces olive oil (all organic) or 11 ounces lard (all organic) or 11 ounces sunflower oil (all organic)
- 1 tablespoon vitamin E, as a preservative
- 1 cup dried organic calendula flowers
- 10 -15 sprigs organic dried lavender flowers
- 1Slowly bring oils to heat over a low flame in a small pot. Stove top not microwave oven.
- 2Place flowers into a sterilized jar and pour warmed oil over them. Place cap on jar.
- 3Place jar on counter top for 2 weeks giving a slight shake daily.
- 4Strain through cheesecloth squeezing all the oil into a sterilized jar.
- 5Use as is or make a salve or lip balm with the oil.
- 6Store in a dark cabinet.
- 7Lasting about 4 months.
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Nutritional Facts for Calendula Oil Scented With Lavender
Serving Size: 1 (312 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 1
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 250.6
- Calories from Fat 255
- Total Fat 28.3 g
- Saturated Fat 2.1 g
- Cholesterol 0.0 mg
- Sodium 0.0 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 0.0 g
- Dietary Fiber 0.0 g
- Sugars 0.0 g
- Protein 0.0 g
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dried lavender flowers