How to Make Calendula Ointment

This ointment is suitable for use on sores and to soothe and heal minor burns and cuts.

Ingredients

Steps

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    Place the beeswax and olive oil into the bain marie (double boiler).
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    Add the calendula flowers.
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    Allow the mixture to simmer for 10 minutes.
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    Remove from the heat. Strain the mixture through muslin cloth.
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    Pour it into the jars immediately. Since it starts to set, it needs to be poured in as soon as it is strained.
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    Allow to cool completely before sealing.
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    Finished.

Things You'll Need

  • Bain marie or double boiler
  • Muslin
  • Sterilized jars with lids for storage

Sources and Citations

  • Adrienne Clark et al, Living Organic, p. (2001), ISBN 0-7054-3425-7 – research source.

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Categories: Herbal Health | Lotions and Creams