Feeling creative lately

Maybe because I was stuck at home all week with sick kids or because I needed the two boxes of rosemary gone so I can get more :upside_down_face:
These are me distilling :woman_shrugging: In a diy distiller from my steam juicer, I couldn’t get bags of ice to stop melting so I now have a bowl of water freezing for tomorrow’s trial. I would like to see oils from it, but it has to cool off.




While waiting I made two sugar scrubs.
Orange Rosemary with Coconut Oil

And
Rosemary Lavender With Olive oil


My niece is now in the kitchen making more scrubs and wants to sell them :upside_down_face: but now isn’t the time for selling.

Hope you all have a wonderful Night.

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Thats something else I am going to have to learn amongst my herbalism books.

I’m going to have to add the making of DIY essential oils to my repertoire.

Tem

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It’s a bit expensive to start up and you need soooo much clippings for so little oil. I want to do a small scale just for me to grow and use. I hope you get into it. Its a lot of fun

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Yeah, I’ve found any hobby is expensive to get started, but the end results are so rewarding. You end up spending less long term as well, depending on the skill/hobby.

Even getting into witchcraft and wicca is expensive to start once you really get into it.

Tarot, crystals, candles, symbols, athame, statues and bits and bobs.

I’ve got a kit for candle making which I will do and was looking into a tumbler for gemstone polishing as well haha.

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I haven’t really spent much. Maybe $30. But I also like my plants and animals and that’s about all haha. I have one tarot deck, but I’m not a fan of reading them.

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That’s really cool! I love making scrubs!!! My favorite is coffee scrubs with coconut oil.

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That’s amazing @NoName! :heart_eyes: I’ve looked at some pretty elaborate distillers in the past (with some pretty queasy price tags), but this one looks quick, efficient, and easy on the wallet too- I love it! It looks like it got the job done well :+1:

May I ask how long you had to wait for the rosemary oil to separate from the water? Is it pretty quick, or do you have to wait overnight? :thinking:

And wow- those scrubs are gorgeous! I think your niece is onto a good idea :wink: That’s so fun that she was helping you out :blush:

Thanks so much for sharing and blessed be! :sparkles:

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It’s sitting in my fridge currently. There wasn’t quite enough to separate, though I can see a small layer shining. I read if you freeze it the oil won’t freeze and you can use a syringe to get the oil. I am going to do another round tomorrow after work: with a bucket of ice on top instead.

Thank you for the compliments.

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I’ve left some herbal concoctions (made with alcohol) in the freezer before no problem, but I can’t recall freezing anything with oil before. Let me know how it works for you- I’m really curious! :star_struck: Good luck and blessed be :sparkles:

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Very creative… Isn’t it great when we get in that mood so much can be achieved… btw your scrubs look yum I would be tempted to eat it lol… May e one day you should look at selling them they look like good quality and we would smell like something of a dream…

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