You can preserve the useful ingredients of lemon balm in a carrier oil in a very easy way. It can be prepared at home without any special equipment.
For what can be it used? Well, I mostly use it for homemade skincare products. The antibacterial and soothing properties of lemon balm make the oil perfect for skin maintaining. Also can be used for herpes simplex virus (HSV) – topical treatment, both genital and oral. But not only that, its anti-inflammatory, antiviral, and many other health properties from this plant is enough reason to have it in your herbal cabinet. You can read about all health benefits of the lemon balm plant at Lemon Balm Plant, Health Benefits, Uses, Dosing, and Interactions
This oil also can be used in cuisines. Actually, this is the secret of making very tasty pasta and salads.
The lemon balm oil is often confused with its essential oil. There is a difference between these two. The first one oil which we will prepare in this recipe is not so concentrated and that’s why it can be used alone or directly to the skin. To prepare it, we use a cold infusion or soft heating. Lemon balm essential oil is prepared with steam distillation. It is a longer process that makes it way more concentrated and that’s why can’t be used alone – you must dilute it with other carrier oil, otherwise, it can cause damage.
There is cold, sun, and heat infusion like I mentioned before. I will chouse cold infusion this time too. If you need the infused oil immediately, you can go with heat infusion.
You can use fresh or dried lemon balm. If you use the fresh one, leave it one night from the time is harvested to evaporate the remaining moisture, because it can spoil it.
My next post will be Lemon Balm Hand Balm Recipe in which I use this Infused oil. Also, you can read thyme, chamomile, sweet marjoram, and yarrow infused oil recipes.
Ok, lets go!
- In a clean glass jar add the lemon balm.
- Pour with olive oil to the level of the herbs.
- Close and leave it to a shady place for 40 days.
- After that period, strain through a cloth.
- Pour it back into the clean jar.
- Close and label it with date and name.
This Post Has 42 Comments
We absоlᥙtely love your blog and find a lot of your post’s to be precisely what I’m l᧐oking
for. Does one offer guest writers to write contеnt to suit your needs?
I wouldn’t mind publishing a post or elaborating on some of the subjects you write with regards to here. Again, awesome ᴡeb sіte!
Verү gooɗ article. I certainly love this webѕite. Keep it up!
Ⅴеry nice ⲣoѕt. I just stumbled upоn your
weblog and wished to say that I have really enjоyed surfing around your blog posts.
After all I will be subscrіbing to your rss
feed and Ӏ hope yⲟu write again very soon!
Ι’m gone to say to my littlｅ brother, that he should also go to see this blog οn regular bɑsіs to get updated from
I am constantly looking online for articles that can facilitate me. Thx! Ellynn Wolfgang Hapte
Hello. This article was really fascinating, particularly because I was browsing for thoughts on this issue last Friday. Yolane Myles Tekla
Magnificent website. Lots of helpful information here. Olivia Kristoffer Kruse
I have been browsing online more than 3 hours today, yet I never found any interesting article like yours. Daffie Mitchell Heimer
You actually make it seem so easy with your presentation but I find this topic to be really something which I think I would never understand. It seems too complex and very broad for me. I am looking forward for your next post, I will try to get the hang of it!| Lesley Wilfred Adlee
Excellent post. Keep writing such kind of info on your blog. Lenore Gay Zenas
This is a great tip especially to those fresh to the blogosphere. Ariela Baxie Jaylene
I think you have remarked on some very interesting details, thankyou you for the post. Candie Yul Nolana
Asking questions are actually a good thing if you are not understanding anything entirely, except this article presents a good understanding yet. Marline Claire Cherlyn
I dug some of you post as I cogitated they were very beneficial invaluable Melita Bob Tollman
Thank you very much for your support, Rosalie. it is very much appreciated. Viviene Karlan Terrilyn
Hi there! I simply want to give you a big thumbs up for the excellent info you have got right here on this post.
I am coming back to your site for more soon.
I’ve been exploring for a little bit for any high-quality articles or blog posts on this kind of space. Exploring Yahoo I eventually
stumbled upon this website. Studying this info So I’m satisfied to express that I have a very excellent uncanny feeling I came upon exactly what I needed.
I most for sure will make certain to don’t forget this site and
a glance on a constant basis.
I get pleasure from, lead to I discovered just what I was looking for.
You’ve ended my four day long hunt! God Bless you, man. Have a great day. Bye
My partner and I ѕtumbled over here Ƅy a different wеb address and thought I might check things out.
I like what I see so now i’m followіng you.
Look forward to finding оut about your web page for a second time.
Ӏ’d like to find out more? I’d want to find out some
If you wіsh for to obtain much frօm tһis piece of writing then you have to apply such
strategies to your won ѡeblog.
Thаnks on your marvelous pⲟsting! I certainly enjoyed reading it, you’re a great author.I will make surе to bookmark your blog and will eventually comе
baϲk at some point. I want to encourage you continue your
great writing, have а nice morning!
Howdy! Sօmeone in my Myspace group shared this website with us ѕo I came to ⅼooҝ it over.
I’m definitely enjoying the information. I’m book-marking and will be tweeting this
to my followers! Wonderful blog and exceⅼlent design and style.
Touche. Soⅼid arguments. Keep up the amazing woгk.
It is appropriate time to make some plans for the longer
term and it’s time to be happy. I’ve read this publish and if I may I want
to recommend you some interesting issues or tips. Perhaps
you could write subsequent articles referring to this article.
I desire to learn more issues about it!
Thanks for the marvelous posting! I truly enjoyed reading it, you are a great author.I
will make sure to bookmark your blog and will come back at some
point. I want to encourage you to definitely continue your great posts, have a nice day!
Oh my goodness! Awesome article
dude! Thank you, However I am encountering troubles with your RSS.
I don’t know the reason why I am unable to join it.
Is there anybody else having
the same RSS problems?
Anybody who knows the answer can you kindly respond?
Tera sorry for waiting so long for an answer. The website still does not have RSS. I will look to make it soon and inform you. Thanks for the kind words and have a nice day.
Have you ever thought about adding a little bit more than just your articles?
I mean, what you say is fundamental and everything.
But just imagine if you added some great photos or videos to give your posts more,
“pop”! Your content is excellent but with images and video clips,
this blog could certainly be one of the best in its niche.
Hi eveгybody, here every person is sharing such know-how, thus it’s fɑstidіous to read this weblog, and Ӏ used to go to see
this web site everyday.
For latest information you have to pay a quick
visit world wide web and on internet I found this website as a
finest site for newest updates.
It’s not my first time to pay a quick visit this web page, i am browsing this website dailly
and get pleasant data from here everyday.
Hello, i feel that i noticed you visited my site
so i got here to return thechoose?.I’m attempting to
to find issues to
enhance my website!I guess its adequate to use some of your concepts!!
Everything is very open with a very clear clarification of the challenges.
It was definitely informative.
Your site is useful.
Many thanks for sharing!
How long can this infused oil last at room temperature? How do you recommend it be stored?
If stored in a cool, dark place it can last up to 2 years. At room temperature it could last up to 1 year. Make sure that the room temperature does not exceed 25 degrees Celsius.
Have a nice day 🙂
Write more, thats all I have to say. Literally, it seems as though you relied on the video
to make your point. You clearly know what youre talking about,
why waste your intelligence on just posting videos to your weblog when you
could be giving us something enlightening
Hi there! I just wanted to ask if you ever have
any problems with hackers? My last blog
(wordpress) was hacked and I ended up losing months of hard work due to no
back up. Do you have any solutions to stop hackers?
Ꮋeya i’m for the fіrst time here. I found this board and I find It truly useful & it hеlpeɗ me out much.
I hopе to give something bаck and help othеrs likｅ you aided me.
After looking іnto a few of the blog articles on your site,
I truly like your technique of writing a blog. I bоokmarked it to my bookmark website list and
will be checking back in the near future.
Take a look at my web site as well and let me know
I’m new to this. Can you please explain what “ 1 hand” of leaves means in your lemon balm cold infused recipe?
Hi Tina. It means 1 handful of leaves. 🙂