DIYs

HOW TO MAKE A WHOLE EXTRACT OF FRANKINCENSE AND OTHER OLEORESINS

There is much information online about the healing properties of the different types of Frankincense. In general, they all share anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties which make them ideal for many external and internal applications. Phytochemicals in Frankincense have been proven useful for arthritis,  rheumatism, cancer, ulcers, colitis, brain injuries, depression, and much more. They are especially useful in cremes, oils and salves to help rejuvenate the skin, increase elasticity, reduce wrinkles and signs of aging. Click on the link above to continue reading and see instructions on how to create your own. enjoy! (Courtesy of apothecary’s garden).

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Herbal Infusions and Decoctions

Tea is a water extract of herbs called an infusion.

Medicine Making Basics: Herbal Infusions

How to Make Glycerine Extracts Mountain Rose Herbs Blog

“Have you been searching for an alternative to alcohol-based tinctures? Looking for a way to extract the benefits of herbs and preserve them? Vegetable glycerine, the sweet principle of oils, was discovered in 1789 and came into use by medicine makers around 1846.” – excerpt from the Mountain Rose Herbs Blog.

Click here for directions on making your own alcohol-free herbal glycerine!

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