Herbs, whether locally found or grown in the garden, carry medicinal and culinary purposes, allowing homesteaders to make teas, tinctures and infused oils from them. But herbs aren’t the only local source.
I enjoy using locally grown “wild” plants for infused oils. Many people brush over foraging, but there are some amazing plants that grow in the world around you. Unfortunately, plants like dandelions and plantains have lost their place in the world. Once you understand their unique properties, though, you’ll find that you can make infused oils from dozens of plants.
These wild plants or “weeds” were used for thousands of years for their properties. It is time to relearn that knowledge.
What Are Infused Oils?
As you might guess from the name, an infused oil has the essence of another element. In this case, we create infused oils by extracting the active compoundsThis post was originally published on this site