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How to Make Herbal Infused Oil - Hot method

I like herbal infused oils because they are a great base for making salves, lotions and lip balms. It's nice having them on hand because the different herbs offer many options to amp up the power of homemade body products.
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time2 hrs
Total Time2 hrs 2 mins
Course: Herbal Tincture, Ingredients
Cuisine: Infused Oil
Author: Beth Ricci


  • 2 glass jars and lids
  • Quality oil of your choice
  • Fresh herbs
  • A pan large enough for you to fit the jar and get water halfway up the jar


  • Follow the same method as above for cleaning and allowing the herbs to wilt.
  • Pack jar 1/2 - 3/4 full of herbs and cover with oil.
  • Place jar in your pan and fill the pan so the water is about halfway up the jar.
  • Bring the water to a simmer.
  • Allow the jar to lightly simmer for about two hours.
  • Remove from water and heat and allow to cool for a bit before straining into clean jar.
  • Place lid on jar and label.