Calendula Oil Scented With Lavender

Recipe by Rita1652
READY IN: 17mins
YIELD: 11 ounces


  • 11
    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


  • Slowly bring oils to heat over a low flame in a small pot. Stove top not microwave oven.
  • Place flowers into a sterilized jar and pour warmed oil over them. Place cap on jar.
  • Place jar on counter top for 2 weeks giving a slight shake daily.
  • Strain through cheesecloth squeezing all the oil into a sterilized jar.
  • Use as is or make a salve or lip balm with the oil.
  • Store in a dark cabinet.
  • Lasting about 4 months.