Ingredients and Supplies

1 handfuls each of fresh plantain leaf, calendula (lowers {Calendula officinalis), Si.-John's-wort flowers (Hypericum perforatum}, and black cohosh leaf (Gmicijuga racemosa) Double boiler Extra-virgin olive oil Strainer

Linen towel, fine cotton handkerchief, or cheesecloth Bowl Class jar

4-inch piece of Solomon's seal root (Polygonatum bijlorum) (optional,- see "Use Solomon's Seat Sparingly" on the facing page) 1 tablespoon hexane-free castor oil 1 tablespoon coconut oil Vi ounce (or more) beeswax, grated Blender lA cup floral water (lavender, lilac, or rose water) 'A cup aloe vera gel Class wide-mouth jar

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Herbs

Newspaper

Herbs

Wilt your herbs overnight by spreading them out between sheets of newspaper. The next day, they'll be ready to use in the Gardeners' Hand Cream recipe or in any formula that calls for herb-infused oil.

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