A soothing lip gloss with a red color that can also be applied the cheeks. It is necessary to first make the a1anet-infused oil.
3 oz. dried a1anet root (cut) 1 oz. beeswax
8 oz. olive oil or almond oil 25 drops rose geranium essential oil
1 tablespoon castor oil or other essential oil of choice
Make infused oil with a1anet root and olive or almond oil (see Directions for Herbal-infused Oils with Dried Herbs). Once you have made and decanted the a1anet-infused oil make lip gloss by combining 3 oz. of a1anet-infused oil, castor oil and beeswax and follow Directions for Salves and Balms. When pouring the melted beeswax-and-oil combination into containers, add
2 drops of essential oil per 1/2 oz. lip gloss and place lid immediately on the container to prevent the evaporation of the essential oils. Makes 4 Vi-oz. or eighteen 1/2 -oz. containers. Variation follows: