Items you will need:
45 grams cut and sifted patchouli herb
392 grams sweet almond oil
sized canning jar with lid
2 pots (one smaller with lid, and one larger)
1: Using a scale, weigh out 45 grams of
patchouli c/s. Place the herb into the smaller pot.
out 392 grams of Sweet Almond Oil. Pour this over the herbs in the
smaller pot and set aside.
Step 3: Next, get your larger pot and place some
water into it. You want to have at least 3-4 inches of water in the
bottom of this pot.
Step 4: Now, place the large pot onto the stove top
on the lowest setting of heat possible.
Step 5: Next, place the lid on the smaller pot and
then place the smaller pot into the larger one. Although it is essential
to keep the small pot lidded the entire time it is heated, you will want to
monitor the oil infusion and stir it occasionally.
will want to let the oil infusion simmer slowly for 30 minutes to an hour.
Step 7: Once an hour has passed, remove the smaller
pot from the larger one and turn off the stove top.
Step 8: Allow the oil infusion to reach room
temperature and then place the oil and the herbs into a pint sized canning jar
the oil infusion set and steep for an additional 4 weeks
in the canning jar. If you would like,
you may take advantage of the sun and placed the jar in the window sill during
strain the patchouli herb out of the oil using cheesecloth. Please note:
When you are ready to strain out the herbs, do not forget to apply pressure to
the drenched herbs to get out as much oil as you can.
your patchouli infusion oil until you are ready to use.
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