How to Make an Herb Infused Oil
Herb infused oils are a kind of herbal infusion where an herb or combination of herbs are soaked in oil long enough for some of the flavor and medicinal properties to extract into the oil. These oils can then be used for food, medicine, or both, depending on why you made it. A lot of the articles that I write (like this one on herbal remedies for earaches) and protocols that I give to clients require making an infused herbal oil. I'm often asked HOW one goes about making an herbal oil. There are several methods. All of them seem to be effective. All of them are easy. Let's review.
Holiday Gift Ideas from Prairie Hawk Botanicals
This holiday season, consider skipping the mad dash, mass produced stuff and go for truly handmade, unique gifts. Not only will you be supporting small businesses and helping to halt the slow death of skilled craftsmanship in our society, but you'll be giving unique, beautiful gifts that could hold lifelong value!
There are so many extremely cool handcrafted gifts available, and I'll be posting up to Facebook and Twitter anything that catches my eye. As for Prairie Hawk, here are some ideas for great gift giving for the natural health or tea lover. From handcrafted teas to actually natural skincare sets, I've got something to please.
I'm Jennifer Capestany, a clinical herbalist and freelance writer with a practice in North Texas. Helping people deal as naturally as possible with rheumatoid arthritis, chronic illness and other chronic conditions is my calling.