Calendula Oil

Calendula Oil

If you grow calendula, don’t forget to continue the harvest of the flower heads, every few days during the peak season, to make calendula oil. You do not need to dehydrate the blooms completely, but just let them dry for a couple of days indoors. I use the dehydrator to keep them in place and … Continue reading

Mutton Tallow Face Salve

Mutton Tallow Face Salve

Ok, here’s the skinny on fat, tallow to be precise.  I have made face and hand salve for several years using  grass-fed beef suet rendered into tallow, and have loved it.  Here is my quicker version when you already have tallow rendered.  You do want to find grass-fed only fat or suet for rendering, as … Continue reading