How Do You Make Lavender Bath Oil?
Essential oils can soothe the skin and refresh the spirit. Use them in the bath, or to create a personal fragrance. Learn how to make lavender oil from dried lavender. Place dried lavender blossoms in the mortar. Ground gently with the pestle. If you do not have a mortar and pestle, spread a small amount of dried lavender on a cutting board and crush it gently with a rolling pin or a large wooden spoon. Pour lavender blossoms into a clean glass container. Large Pyrex measuring cups with spouts work well. Pour olive oil over the lavender blossoms. Stir gently and cover. Place olive oil and lavender mixture (covered) in a cool dry place. Stir or shake daily for one month. At the end of the month pour the oil and lavender through a strainer into another glass container. Use a funnel and pour into a glass decanter for a decorator look. It is okay if some of the lavender blossoms remain in the oil. Add one to two tablespoons to warm bath water to use as bath oil. Or wipe onto wooden furnitu