Homemade Natural Remedies: 80 Organic Beauty Recipes On A Budget For A Healthy Life - Lora Brenner (2016)

Book 1. Essential Oils: 20+ Recipes For Your Body And Soul. Look Relaxed And Well-Groomed

Chapter 20. Lime Oil

Things you will need:

2 cups olive oil

4 limes

2 Kaffir lime leaves

How to make the oil?

Step 1: Pour the olive oil in a saucepan and heat over medium heat.

Step 2:To prepare the limes, first wash them thoroughly. With a zester or paring knife, remove the lime zest cutting it into strips. Make sure that you don’t cut into the pith.

Step 3: Add the Kaffir leaves and lime zest to the oil in the saucepan. Leave the mixture to simmer over medium heat.

Step 4: After 10 minutes, remove the saucepan and leave it to sit covered and steep for 2 and a half hours.

Step 5: Strain the oil with a fine-mesh sieve into an airtight container.

Step 6: Store the essential oil in a dark and cool place.

Use this oil within two weeks.