Mother Earth Living

Try This At Home: Garlic Oil Infusion

By The Herb Companion staff
October/November 2011

Photo by Povy Kendal Atchison


Content Tools

Related Content

Green Your Life: Make Homemade Mayonnaise

Mayonnaise is a sandwich staple that you can easily make at home. It takes just minutes to make and ...

Home Remedies for Children: Use Garlic Oil to Relieve Ear Infections

Relieve ear infections with this at-home remedy. One young mother takes a crash course in using herb...

How to Make Herb-Infused Honey

Learn how to make your own delicious herb-infused honey from the book The Backyard Beekeeper’s Honey...

The Herbal Artist: 3 Flowers for Skin Care

Pamper yourself with herbal skin care tips. These three flowers lend themselves to fragrant homemade...

To make garlic-infused oil, place 1/2 cup garlic cloves (rinsed well and thoroughly dried), a pinch of lemon zest and 1 teaspoon cracked pepper in a sterilized jar with a lid. Heat 2 cups extra virgin olive oil just until warm; slowly pour over garlic. Allow to cool, then pour oil through a wire-mesh strainer, discarding solids. Cover oil and refrigerate. Discard after 1 week. Botulism has been traced to unrefrigerated garlic oil, so prepare in small batches and always refrigerate.

 








Post a comment below.

 








Subscribe today and save 50%

First Name: *
Last Name: *
Address: *
City: *
State/Province: *
Zip/Postal Code:*
Country:
Email:*
(* indicates a required item)
Canadian subs: 1 year, (includes postage & GST). Foreign subs: 1 year, . U.S. funds.
Canadian Subscribers - Click Here
Non US and Canadian Subscribers - Click Here

Subscribe to Mother Earth Living!

Welcome to Mother Earth Living, the authority on green lifestyle and design. Each issue of Mother Earth Living features advice to create naturally healthy and nontoxic homes for yourself and your loved ones. With Mother Earth Living by your side, you’ll discover all the best and latest information you want on choosing natural remedies and practicing preventive medicine; cooking with a nutritious and whole-food focus; creating a nontoxic home; and gardening for food, wellness and enjoyment. Subscribe to Mother Earth Living today to get inspired on the art of living wisely and living well.

Save Money & a Few Trees!

Pay now with a credit card and take advantage of our earth-friendly automatic renewal savings plan. You’ll save an additional $5 and get six issues of Mother Earth Living for just $14.95! (Offer valid only in the U.S.)

Or, choose Bill Me and pay just $19.95.