Soothing St. John’s Wort Oil

Speed wound healing times with this Soothing St. John’s Wort Oil.

| July/August 2015

  • Soothe sore muscles with this effective St. John's wort-infused oil.
    Photo by Fotolia

Use this effective infused oil to help heal wounds or soothe sore muscles.

Ingredients

• Fresh St. John’s wort flowers
• Enough olive, apricot or almond oil to cover

Instructions

1. Cut flowers when buds are just beginning to open and stuff into a Mason jar.

2. Add enough oil to cover herbs.



3. Cover the top with cheesecloth and hold in place with a rubber band (do not cover with a lid). The cheesecloth keeps out bugs and allows moisture to evaporate.

4. Place in a sunny spot outdoors or a sunny window. Stir daily, making sure herbs remain covered with oil.






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