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
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.