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How to infuse carrier oils (quick heat method)

By: Kimberly Daun, Certified Aromatherapist

Let’s talk about to infuse carrier oils using the quick heat method.

So, I’m not the most patient person.  When I make a decision to do something I typically like to do it right away.  Spontaneous? Sure!  Last minute?  I’m in!  Infusing my herbs in my carriers was no different.  I noticed that my Peppermint and Melissa were ready for their first trim of the season (perennials from last season), I was immediately excited at the prospect of infusing my carrier oils and wanted to start creating right away.  However, I didn’t want to wait six weeks for them to dry and infuse so I took some shortcuts.  I was able to go from fresh herbs to infused oil in two hours flat!  I infused my Melissa into solid coconut oil and my Peppermint into a jojoba/Almond  Carrier Oil combination.

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Now that your herbs are dry it’s time to infuse them into your carrier oil!

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We would love to hear about your infusion creations!  What herbs do you like using?  What is your favorite use?  What are your carrier oils of choice?

 

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