skin & hair serum
HOW TO MAKE:
HERBAL INFUSED CASTOR OIL
1/2 cup castor oil
1 tbsp. lavender buds, fresh or dried
1 tbsp. rosemary leaf, fresh or dried
1/2 tbsp. horsetail herb or lemongrass
1/4 cup herbal infused castor oil (above recipe)
1 tbsp avocado, apricot or evening primrose oil
1 tbsp coconut oil
5 drops essential oils bergamot and lavender
6 drops rosemary
In a glass bowl over a pan of boiling water combine castor oil, lavender buds, rosemary, and horsetail.
Bring double boiler, or a pyrex glass bowl over a saucepan of water, to a boil, then turn down to a simmer and let herbs steep for 1-6 hours.
Strain herbs from oil.
Combine: 1/4 cup of herbal infused castor oil with other chosen oils (see serum ingredients).
A multi purpose serum to use sparingly on the skin, hair, eyelashes and eyebrows. This serum has the benefits of castor oil and the strengthening effects of the silica from the horsetail grass. It has a pleasant uplifting scent and a little bit goes a long way.
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