Monthly Archives: September 2010

The Path to Herbalism

I spent countless summer days exploring twisted oak forests and gathering ferns for my hair

  • DIY: Herbal Oils

DIY: Herbal Infused Oils

Simply infusing a carrier oil with herbs will transform it into a versatile ingredient for a variety of preparations. There are several ways to infuse oils, but my favorite is the Folk or Simpler’s Method which relies upon the sun to naturally infuse oil with herbal properties. You can use countless herbs, and listed below are some of the most popular choices. Many different organic carrier oils may be used, but jojoba oil and olive oil are wise choices because they have a long shelf life and are suitable for many applications. You can use herbal infused oils to create massage oils, salves, lip balms, facial serums, hair treatments, body creams, soaps, and more!