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Discussion in 'Natural Remedies' started by Lazy Gardener, Jun 21, 2019.

  1. Jul 10, 2019
    Lazy Gardener

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    Have you added your others to this thread?
     
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    Yes. Second page.

    I have another alternate body butter recipe that I haven't been able to find but used before. Probaby on the hard drive I can't find
     
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    I am collecting calendula flowers from the few maturing plants that I have. Also, keeping my eyes open for dandelion blossoms. There are late ones cropping up now. Unfortunately, hubby mows them down before I get to them.

    I've done the infused oils to make my Jewel Weed/Plantain salve. Have it holding in the fridge till I can measure it and add the wax. The Jewel Weed that I have growing on my property right now is top quality, as is the plantain.

    Next up is comfrey salve.

    Does anyone have experience freezing the plant material so you can do the infusions in the fall when the weather is not so hot?
     
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    I've never frozen them. Usually I dehydrate them.

    Maybe freeze them in water like you do for fresh cooking herbs?
     
  5. Jul 18, 2019 at 12:57 AM
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    Dehydrating sounds like a better idea. Why didn't I think of that?
     
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