Anti- inflammatory and antiseptic gel. Used topically over a period of weeks it should alleviate the appearance and discomfort.
Marigold, Lavender and Rose Geranium Gel
10 rose geranium flowers, with leaves and stems
8 marigold flowers
20 lavender flower heads
200 ml water
1 sachet of vegetable gelatine
5 tsp vodka
20 drops tea tree oil
1) roughly chop the flowers, leaves and stems of the geranium and place with the marigold flowers and lavender heads in a large bowl
2) bring the water to the boil and por it over the flowers to make an infusion.
leave to infuse for 10 minutes.
Place the infusion, including the plant material into a blender and whiz.
Strain the mixture into a clean bowl
3) In another bowl dissolve the gelatine in 2 tbsp cold water.
Gradually add the flower infusion, stirring to separate lumps.
Add the vodka and tea tree oil, stirring until a gel is formed.
using a funnel poer into a pot with a pump dispenser.
Apply to affected area 2x a day
Keeps in fridge for up to 6 weeks