DIY: 100% Natural Lemon & Wort Oil
Lemon Oil: The olive oil is perfect for the treatment for stronger nails, with just few drops ethereal lemon oil or just little drops of lemon juice. This oil gives excellent results in a short time, and remarkably strengthens and restores the structure of the nails. You can use this oil as a treatment for nails only at night on clean nails (without polish) and leave it on for the whole night. With regular use, the results are visible for a short time.
You can find various kinds of lemon oil In the stores, but most of them are made with essential lemon oil. Therefore the purpose of this article is to show you how you can make a wonderful homemade 100% natural and effective lemon oil, using olive oil and of course, lemon peel. Here’s what we need for realization of this oil:
- lemon peel of 5 or 6 lemons
- olive oil
- a clean container
Leave the lemon peel to dry for about 3 days, and when it is dry, put it in a clean container. Then add the olive oil so it can cover all the lemon peels. The peels mustn’t be out of the olive oil , because there is a risk that the product will get ruined.
Close the container with a lid and cover it in aluminum foil and put it in a cabinet in your kitchen ( in a dark and dry place), far away from direct sunlight.
The container should stand like that for 30 to 40 days, but it is important to shake it at least once daily, so the lemon can release its natural essential oil. I kept it just for 40 days.
Once you pass the time of resting, strain the liquid and put it back in your cabinet to rest for another day.
The next day, strain it again with a gauze and put the resulting oil in a dark bottle, if you don’t have one, then put it in another clean jar, but wrap it nicely with aluminum foil, because the lemon is sensitive to sunlight. The resulting oil has an amazing natural smell and can be very useful for a lot of things such as:
- As a nail hardener:
At night, on clean nails, massage the nails with a little bit of this oil and let it settle on the nails overnight
2. As a treatment for cleaning freckles on your skin:
Do this step only on winter days and in a combination with other oils, or you can add it in your lotion.
3. As an anti-cellulite oil:
This oil is practical as an anti-cellulite treatment, rich with other oils, but you mustn’t add this in the summer period during the day.
Herbalists, folk doctors and sure, our grandmothers know the enormous benefit of the wort oil. The wort extracts are widely used in pharmaceuticals and cosmetics. In this article, we will present also present another easy recipe on how to make 100% natural wort oil.
The wort oil is a well known remedy for various diseases. It grows in pastures, meadows, rocky cliffs, and blooms from May to August, depending on the climate.
Wort oil is prepared from fresh herb. The scale is 100 grams flowers per liter of oil. It is prepared by cold, quality pressed oil. Olive oil is commonly recommended.
Let the flowers be soaked overnight, then follow this procedure:
- Put them in a transparent glass bottle and pour them with the oil.
- Cover the bottle with gauze and seal it with a rubber.
- Allow it to stand for 40 days on sun, with occasionally checking that all flowers are covered with the oil.
- On the fortieth day, drain the oil with flowers through gauze and press the flowers to release the oil that they absorbed.
- Assemble it in dark bottles and close nicely.
- Do not leave the oil to be refrigerated.
The quality wort oil has a dark red color, sometimes with purple hues. It is good to mention that the oil lasts for 2 years.