Poplar Harvest 2/5/2011 Poplar Bud Oleo-resin Ointment Good for:...
Poplar Harvest 2/5/2011
Poplar Bud Oleo-resin Ointment
Good for: Any type inflammation (joints, glands), dry scaling skin, dandruff, eczema, itching afflictions, impetigo, sprains/strains, muscle aches.
2 oz Poplar buds
1 quart water
Bowl of Ice cold water
3 ½ oz. Castor Oil
½ oz. eucalyptol
1 pound Lanolin
Pre-heated jars - 1, 2, 4, or 8 oz.
Submerge Poplar buds in water and boil buds slowly x 30 minutes without stirring
Have bowl of ice cold water close by
As resin rises to the top - skim off and put into cold water. Avoid skimming the buds.
This may take 5 minutes or up to 30 minutes. This is the Oleo-resin.
Next - heat Castor oil, eucalyptol, and lanolin until thoroughly mixed. Add the Oleo resin and stir until dissolved and bubbles removed.
Pour into pre-heated jars and place caps on top without tightening. Once cooled tighten cap.