How To Make An Herbal Lotion

  • Crush 1 oz. leaves from the herb or herbs that you picked, or bruise 1 oz. flowers. Add 1 cup of water and mix.
  • Pour the mixture into a ceramic pot.
  • Add an additional cup of water and cover.
  • Bring the mixture to a boil, then lower the heat and let it simmer for 3 minutes. Remove and let it cool.
  • Now you have to strain the flowers and the leaves.
  • Store the herb water in the refigerator for 2 hours.
  • After 2 hours, melt 1 oz. cocoa butter in a double boiler and slowly add 3 oz. fruit oil or vegetable oil and combine thoroughly.
  • Remove from heat and whisk in 2 oz. of the prepared herb water.

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